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How did you learn to cut curly hair?

I learned to cut hair when I was in my training program at patrick mcivor color studio with Jayson Morgan.

What's your technique?

My technique is called ‘bricking’ and this is done by going in and point-cutting the curls in a bricking pattern so the curls all form in different patterns.

What products do you like best?

I would suggest using a curl shampoo, conditioner and a curl cream and a shine spray for the styling. I like the Matrix line. I feel that creams work the best because they control the frizz. When drying curly hair you also want to use a diffuser and you never want to dry it all the way, you want to dry until it is about 70% dry and then spray your shine spray on.

Any advice for other stylists?

My advice would be to always remember not to use tension because cutting 1 inch of curly hair is like cutting 2 inches:) Also remember to check your hair cut because you are usually not blowing the hair out straight so you may not see any pieces that you may have not connected that should have been.

What's the hottest curly trend?

Curl trends that I have noticed are more loose curls. More tousseled like when you wake up and have slept on it, that is if you are not a hard sleeper. Otherwise more scrunched and air dried and then touched up with a big barrel curling iron.

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