There once was a time when curly-haired beauties flocked to salons to do everything from relaxing treatments to Brazillian blowouts in an effort to flatten out their curls. Gone are the days of hiding your texture.Whether you’re looking for new ways to style your day-to-day ‘do or you have a party on the books, there are endless ways to style not just curly hair, but short curly hair—and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Ahead, find 25 short curly hairstyles that prove short curls are super versatile.
Rita Ora’s Messy Updo
Rita Ora’s messy updo is a lesson in using your curly texture to your advantage. An updo with cascading curls and face-framing tendrils will always look romantic and youthful, while also looking polished.
Yara Shahidi’s Blunt Bob
Yara Shahidi’s blunt bob is shaped to perfection: the length hits right at the chin and is paired with side bangs. To recreate this, have your stylist cut your hair dry to get the shape just right.
Issa Rae’s Curly Ponytail
If you’re lucky enough to have super tight, bouncy curls, our favorite way to style it is in a slicked-back ponytail with tons of volume at the back. As simple as it sounds, a curly ponytail like Issa Rae’s has the power to dress up everything from jeans to a ball gown.
Rihanna’s Wet Curls
The wet look is here to stay, so break out the gel. A center part with soft, shiny waves throughout looks chic and modern as demonstrated by Rihanna.
Beyoncé’s Blonde Lob
Beyonce’s wavy bob is dynamic enough on its own, but the blonde ombre dye job adds tons of dimension.
Yara Shahidi’s Micro Bangs
Who said curly-haired gals can’t get in on the micro-bangs action. Not Yara Shahidi! A super short fringe is an excellent way to frame the face.
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