Short hair curls: Hair inspiration if you want to go the kulot route

Kat | 09 September 2018

In a world where everyone seems to love various hair straightening treatments, be unique. All eyes will be on you because of these gorgeous short hair curls. 

You might be one of those women who believe that short and curly hair is a recipe for disaster. Just imagine the frizz and unwanted volume. Well, it’s time to ditch this belief because…it’s 2018! With the wide array of hair care and hairstyling products available, you can rock curls with any length you want. Here are some ideas on how you can get enviable short hair curls.

Pretty hair inspos for short hair curls

Woman with soft waves as short hair curls
Soft waves add volume and texture to naturally thin locks. Credit: Shutterstock

1. Soft waves

Look feminine with this dainty hairstyle that is perfect for weddings or boho-chic parties. Creating soft curls is also a great way to add a bit of volume to short, thin locks. You can achieve this ‘do by using a curling iron. Afraid of heat? You can make soft curls or waves using hair pins!

TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops

Editor’s tip: Add gloss to your curls by applying a drop of TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops on your palms and scrunching your hair afterwards. 

Short hair curls: Woman with short, loose curly hair
Creating big. loose curls is a great way to jazz up a drab, everyday hairstyle. Credit: Shutterstock

2. Big loose curls

This consists of wide, S-shaped curls that you can make using a curling wand (if you don’t have these curls naturally). Just take a 1.5-cm to 2-cm wide section of hair and wrap it around your curling wand. Repeat until all sections of your hair have been curled. Aside from weddings, you can also wear this type of short hair curls to work when you want to look and feel extra glam.

TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray

Editor’s tip: Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray on your curls to make them last all throughout the day. It’s lightweight and non-greasy so your hair won’t feel icky. 

Short hair curls: Young woman with tight, curly hair wearing a hat
Always look photo shoot-ready when your curls are impeccably styled. Credit: Shutterstock

3. Tight curls

The volume in this hairstyle comes from thin sections of hair grouped in slimmer, tighter curls. This ‘do is prone to frizz especially with the humidity in our country, but with the right products, you can beautifully pull this off. Make hair mousse your best friend if you love curly hair. It defines your curls and hold them in place so your hair won’t look like you’ve been hit by a lightning.

TONI&GUY Volume Plumping Mousse

Editor’s tip: Apply TONI&GUY Volume Plumping Mousse on your curly hair then blow dry your tresses to achieve photo-shoot worthy short hair curls. 

Short hair curls: Woman with morena skin and layered curly red hair
Unleash your artsy side with layered, curly hair. Credit: Shutterstock

4. Layered curls

Who says you should only sport curly hair in one length? Layers can help tame the volume on your hair as the thickness gets distributed into various lengths. No more mushroom hair! If you want to have a more edgy look, color your hair with vibrant hues like red or even purple.

Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Repair & Shine

Editor’s tip: Keep your curly hair frizz-free and well-moisturized by washing it with Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Repair & Shine

Woman with thick hair and curly locks
Stand out among the crowd with thick, curly locks. Credit: Shutterstock

5. Ringlet curls

The curls are wound more closely together as if they’re telephone coils. The curls are more slender than tight curls and they give the hair a lot of volume. If the curls are not defined and styled properly, you will look like you have a big steel wool on your head. Avoid this by applying hair mousse on your hair (just like when you’re styling tight curls). Give your curls a healthy glow, too, by finishing with hair serum.

TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Treatment Mask

Editor’s tip: Keep your short hair curls frizz-free and well-moisturized with a weekly application of TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Treatment Mask

Get fab short hair curls with the help of these styling products. Order them via these links:
TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops
TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray
TONI&GUY Volume Plumping Mousse
TRESemmé  Keratin Smooth Treatment Mask

With these beautiful short hair curls, kulot is definitely not salot. Curl it, girl!

Next read: Maintain the beauty of your curly hair by cultivating healthy hair habits. To start, here are the hair products that a kulot girl must have


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