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Need some real life pictures of medium length curly styles/cuts!

geekmomgeekmom Posts: 22Registered Users
I'm looking online for pictures to bring to my stylist for Saturday. Currently my hair is 3a/2cish and below my shoulders. I want to cut some length and add layers, but I don't want to rely on celebrity "curly" hair pictures! I really am liking the bottom two pictures here - Celebrity Short Messy Curly Hairstyles Of 2011 ~ Fashion Hairstyles but I know that michelle pfeifer doesn't have curly hair naturally! I'd like something around those two lengths or a little longer but would love to see pictures of real life natural hair.

Anyone have any pictures to share?


  • HouseofcurlsHouseofcurls Posts: 322Registered Users
    I'm doing the Curly Girl Method / I think this would be great on my hair! @Bridget Gratton
    This one is good for looser curls. you could do it in longer version.

    I'm doing the Curly Girl Method / layers are great.
    THis is my all tim favorite cut. My goal. I Need some layers.
    Rae ~ 2c/3a ~
    Wife to a 3c Curly Guy
    Mom to a straight and a curly.

    "The Longer the Hair, the Bigger the Blob."

    Porous, very dense but fine hair. Medium everything else.
    CoWash: Tressemee naturals
    RO: Generic biolage and generic joico k-pak
    LI: Tresemee
    Miss Jessie's Pillow soft curls, diffuse 50%, add KCCC and diffuse to 80%.
    Always wash upside down.
  • christina.grchristina.gr Posts: 30Registered Users
    Getting a specific style is really tricky w/our hair due to variance in pattern, density....I've found a great stylist, although not Deva-trained, is sympathetic to curlies (which is half the battle) and LISTENS. She understands that importance of "soft" layers, scissors cutting only, and is happy to use the products I bring with.
    Back on the CG wagon!:toothy2:
    Hair Type: 2c/3a winter, low porosity, protein sensitive
    (Cleanse w/Distilled water only)
    Shampoo: Baking soda & brown sugar
    Condish: Sauve Naturals green apple or aloe waterlily
    Rinse: ACV
    LI: Kinky Curly Knot Today
    Styler: homemade flaxseed gel, topped w/KC Spiral Spritz
    DT: veg. glycerin mixed w/conditioner
    "Life's a garden. Dig it." :toothy4:
  • lcl0706lcl0706 Posts: 959Registered Users

    Mine may be a bit short for you. It was originally a stacked angled curly bob. It's grown out now. It's collarbone length & has lost some of its original angle but this is a good example pic of how it's layered.

    ETA - my hair is fine & thin
    :wave: fine, thin, normal/(low?) porosity. Mod-CG. Usually I can't co-wash more than 1x a week, & sometimes I have to use T-Gel in rotation due to scalp issues.

    Co-wash: VO5 Volumizing
    Poo: Giovanni 50:50
    RO:TN, Nexxus Youth Renewal, Alba Coconut
    LI: KCKT
    PT: gelatin PT, ION EC
    Stylers: Giovanni mousse, TIGI Curls Rock amplifier (a-cone), Curls Rock Strong Hold Mousse
    Gels: SCC spray gel


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