For a long time people have stuck to the idea that fringes can’t be worn with curly hair. But in actual fact, there’s no better way of adding structure to a haircut than a well chosen, professional-looking fringe.
Curly hair. Before you think about getting a fringe, you need to make sure your hair is in good shape. To do this, use shampoos and treatments to counter your hair’s generally dry nature. We also recommend layers to help distribute the volume of your curls.
Which fringe? There aren’t really any restrictions when it comes to choosing a fringe for curly hair, but we do recommend avoiding overly short fringes. These are difficult to maintain and tend to be a slave to the weather. When it rains, fringes tend to lift, which kind of defeats the point of a short fringe!
Before you head to the salon, think carefully about the fringe you want so that your hairdresser can advise you on how to tame it. If you plan on straightening your fringe, you can usually keep it as long or short as you like. But if you plan on leaving it natural, it’s best to keep it on the long side to make it easier to style.
Generally speaking, curly, bouncy hair tends to look better with a longer fringe, worn slightly to the side, or a side fringe, which are both easier to wear. The side fringe looks great with layered or thinned hair and adds a bit of structure while maintaining the wild effect created by your curls.
How to look after it. We recommend visiting your hairdresser regularly (around every 2 months) to stop your fringe getting too long – this can look rather unflattering! A fringe is a great way of enhancing curly hair, and should not be neglected!
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