14 Must-Try Hairstyles for Long Curly Hair
As much as we love freshly-shorn curly bobs and pixies, sometimes spirals need to run wild. In the South, few things command a room better than a little Susie or Sissy with long curly hair. It can be tousled and tossed, flipped and twisted, just for added emphasis. As we get older, our hair tends to get shorter, but we’re making a case to keep those curls long and luscious. From fringe-heavy shags to bouncy layered cuts, these hairstyles for long curly hair will give those ringlets room to shine.
Get shaggy with it. Bangs and layers aren’t holding back in this cut by stylist Sal Salcedo.
Side-Parted Shoulder Cut
Keep it simple. A deep side part works wonders on volume-packed curls.
Bronde Medium Cut
Revive your dark brown ringlets with golden blonde, and wait for the complements to roll in.
Textured Medium Cut
This curly cut by stylist Chris Greene pairs side-swept bangs with sunny brunette strands, and we’re here for it.
Deep Side Part
Let those ringlets run wild by accessorizing with just a few bobby pins. If you’ve got major volume, layering helps you avoid the dreaded triangle cut.
Brunette ringlets tinged with golden blonde? Yes, please! This collarbone-grazing length gets even better with full fringe.
We’ll take some of that bounce, anytime. Layers are the trick to getting volume that doesn't feel heavy, and this cut masters it.
If you toe the line between wavy and curly, frame the face with long layers for your most flattering look.
Old Hollywood Curls
Keep your strands long, layered, and luscious, and you’ll only need simple styling. Get this Old Hollywood look by pinning back one side of curls.
Whether beachy waves or wild curls, framing the face is a sure bet. This cut hits all the right notes: temple, jawline, collarbone. Boom.
Make a case for curly bangs with these chin-grazing ones. The side-swept layers are perfect for curl patterns with wider spirals.
These springy curls were brought to life with layers and fresh color. We'll take an order of this warm brunette base with extra syrupy hazelnut highlights.
For more relaxed curl patterns, this retro cut by stylist Tim Morrison is sure to make waves. (Well, the good kind of waves.)
Keep layers longer if you’re a friend of the ever-faithful messy bun or topknot. It’ll bounce back easily. Check out the products this mane uses here.