To layer or not

ojyllekojyllek Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Posts: 2 Curl Neophyte
its time for a cut.  I’m starting to follow the Curly Girl Method, not ready to try a Deva Cut.  My under layer is straight as can be.  So do I have it cut even to hid it a bit or layers to help curls pop?  Don’t know what to ask for.
chemically treated 2B, medium density, medium thickness, low-normal porosity, hates softened water.
Starting over products
NYM Naturals Pink line
Aloe Vera Gel
and back to plopping

Best Answer

  • Guide 65Guide 65 Registered Users, Moderators Posts: 1,984 Curl Virtuoso
    Answer ✓
    I think layers are always recommended, although you probably don't want them too short.  Your stylist can also cut the underside just a bit shorter to hide the straighter bits.

    Good luck!  Let us know how it turns out!
    Formerly known as Janiegirl
    2B/2C, fine hair, low density, mixed porosity, protein loving hair
    Current products:
    Changing up my shampoos because I can't find one I like
    Deva Curl One Condition (original formula)
    Innersense I Create Volume
    Deva Curl Ultra Defining Gel


  • Therese1Therese1 Registered Users Posts: 2,563 Curl Virtuoso
    I'm not the best at hair-cutting questions, but I think that layers are required to avoid "pyramid head."
    Low poo: Intelligent Nutrients (IN) Harmonic; Oribe Cleansing Creme
    RO: IN Harmonic
    LI: CJ Beauticurls; Jessicurl (JC) Gelebration Spray
    DC: JC Deep Conditioning Treatment; Weleda Rosemary Conditioning Oil
    Stylers: JC Confident Coils; IN Volumizing Spray; IN Perfect Hold Hairspray; John Masters Sea Mist; Bumble Bb. Gel; Kenra Firm-Hold Gel; Sevi Blue Yarrow Sea Salt Spray
    Low-porosity 2a/b baby-fine hair

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