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How did you learn to cut curly hair?

I learned from watching others who were masters! Also, my father, brother, & my husband's family all have varying curliness. I've learned a lot from working on their hair. My Clients are usually surprised that a strait-haired-girl can understand their woes so well! I LOVE curly hair!!!

What's your technique?

I call it "pruning". Cut it dry and "where it lives" I really think the best approach to cutting curly girls & guys to to cut "with" the hair's natural organic movement.

What products do you like best?

I am a huge fan of L'anza Bungee & Design Cream and I LOVE AG FastFood & Re:Coil.

Any advice for other stylists?

Don't be afraid of curlys... and, avoid the desire to cut curls wet!

What's the hottest curly trend?

Right now letting hair look "air-dried" into beachy waves if really big. Or, creating that look with hot curl-sticks on not-so-cooperative hair.

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