That a full, voluminous, curly mane looks great, for free. The only problem is that curls are difficult to tame, especially with short hair. We show the best short hairstyles for curly hair.
Worn open, the waves flatter the face, the hair never lacks volume and it holds up particularly well in braids or updos. Curly hair immediately draws everyone's attention. However, the fact that natural curls always shine silky is wishful thinking. Anyone who has curls knows how unruly and at the same time sensitive they can be. For curly hair, cut, care and styling have to go together.
From Afro curls to natural waves, curly hair comes in many different forms. But when do you actually talk about curls? "If you let your hair air-dry and then curl it up yourself, you're talking about natural curls," explains Giulia Hiller, a master hairdresser in Ulm.
So that curls do not look frizzy or dry, it is important to use the right products and a good care routine. The expert explains: "Curly hair needs a lot of moisture, as it tends to dry out quickly." At least once a week, the curls should be given a high-quality repair treatment that is allowed to take effect for a long time. Special curl shampoos and conditioners are designed for sensitive hair structures. A lot of heat should generally be avoided and if a hairdryer or straightening iron should be used, think of heat protection!
Many women have the misconception that curly hair is impossible to have short hair. There are some looks that are particularly suitable for a more dynamic hair structure. These are the best short hairstyles for curly hair:
The name comes from curly, which means curly, and long bob. With the longer version of the bob, the hair stays long enough to be able to tie a ponytail. Despite little effort and quick styling, the hairstyle always looks trendy. "Your hair can simply air dry and with a little mousse or curling cream it still lies well and has a nice bounce," says the master hairdresser. Supermodel Tyra Banks shows how voluminous a curly lob worn on the side can look.
Slightly longer at the front and short at the back – this is how a graduated bob shows off the head of curls without a lot of styling. A side parting gives this short hairstyle for curly hair even more movement and volume. Actress Ashley Benson knows exactly why she's been sporting a layered bob for many years.
A cool undercut is suitable for the brave. The sides and neck are shaved short and the top hair is left longer. A styling tip from the expert: "Use mousse and let a few strands fall loosely over your forehead." Hardly any lady wore the undercut with curls as cool as megastar Rihanna, back in the early 2000s.
This approximately shoulder-length hairstyle uses a lot of layers. This creates a wild and voluminous look. The fringe playfully frames the face. If you want the curls to look a little more defined, you can use hair cream when styling. Miley Cyrus is currently showing the shag cut with bangs like no other.