Haircuts for Curly Hair: Movement, Dimension, and Layers…Oh My!
by CurlStylist on Thursday, March 27, 2014
With over 20 years of experience in the professional curly industry, senior stylist Leslie Ellen Abbate has seen trends come and go, especially being located on the popular, upscale 5th Avenue in New York City. Her love of the modern woman’s hair and beauty has taken her far in her career, and clients appreciate it. Leslie Ellen doesn’t only consider herself a stylist, but rather an enhancer of dramatic style and lifestyle changes.
CurlStylist: Introduce yourself.
Leslie Ellen Abbate: I am so passionate about what I do. My focus is to work with the natural beauty of your hair to achieve your desired look. I love and specialize in hair makeovers, which can dramatically change your style. My goal is to make you look stylish and feel beautiful. Every client is so special to me. I would love to show you how hair color and highlights would add dimension to your look.
CurlStylist: How did you enter the curly salon industry?
Leslie Ellen Abbate: I am a curly girl! For years I was saddened by one unfortunate haircut after another. I knew there had to be a better way. I have always been particularly fascinated by the beauty and versatility of curls. Because of these reasons, I have dedicated my styling techniques to fit the individual needs of those with curly hair.
CurlStylist: What is one thing you wish every curly man or woman knew about their hair?
Leslie Ellen Abbate: Do not disturb the curls. The curls have their families they belong with and once separated they will frizz.