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How did you learn to cut curly hair?

I stumbled upon the Curly Girl Handbook about 16 years ago and started to embrace Lorraine Massey's techniques for caring and cutting curls. Now after thrice being trained I love showing clients how curls can be soft, natural, frizz-free defined curls. I am also a Deva Curl Advisor traveling all over the Northeast showing other salons how to help their curly clients embrace the curls.

What's your technique?

Deva Curl; I start out by cutting the hair dry each curl one by one, then I cleanse the hair and set the hair naturally and soft using One Conditon and Angel, or a myriad of combinations from the entire Deva line.

What products do you like best?

Deva Curl; One Condition and Set It Free, Arc Angell

Any advice for other stylists?

Think of curls like a sculpture and a fine fabric. be kind to curls. Think outside the normal layering techniques to achieve sometimes a disconnected layer that appears to connect visually.

What's the hottest curly trend?

Loose and bouncy

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