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How did you learn to cut curly hair?

Vidal Sassoon Academy Santa Monica, CA. Master Cosmetology course

What's your technique?

Precision cutting is best for any hair especially curly hair. When the hair is texturized or cut uneven it's like having damaged hair. Also makes it frizzy and tangle like its damaged. 90 degrees layers are great for thick hair and graduation is great for fine hair.

What products do you like best?

Any curl creme or foam like Moraccan oil line is great with alittle of the argan oil mixed applied wet then oil for shine when dry. The shampoo is also sulfate free which is concentrated and is great if you dont want dry hair.

Any advice for other stylists?

Vidal Sassoon schools teach about the head shape, which will allow the cut to fall for the face shape. Take the classic course, instead of the advance. You will learn all you need to create a creative "advanced" style. Yes, they may texturize curls, but will my over all experience, texturizing does not help curly or any hair. Cutting layers at a 90 degree angle from the head will not only give a nice shape but will also need less styling.

What's the hottest curly trend?

Moroccan Oil.

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