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The Best Shoulder Length Hair Ideas for Curly Hair

Get inspired by these stylish curly hairstyles!

Finding the best shoulder length hair ideas for your curly hair is no easy feat. There are actually so many options to style shoulder-length hair that can range from a mane of tight coils to loose waves. The key to achieving amazing mid-length curly hair is to not be afraid to take it to new heights, no matter what your texture is. Luckily, the best medium hairstyles can be achieved with the use of little to no heat at all. Read on to learn about how you can embrace the versatility of medium-length curly hair with these alluring hairstyles.

Shoulder Length Hair Ideas for Curls

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Take curls out of your face by bringing up the front section into a fun high ponytail.

Half-Up, Half-Down Curls

This is an easy lady-like style. Smooth hair down lightly with your hands and pull back the top half of your hair into a ponytail. Secure your curly pony with a hair tie and tease your coils for a quick, fun variation. Finish off this low-maintenance ’do with Suave Luxe Infusion Plump Hold Hairspray some hairspray to set your curls.

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Do the pineapple at night, no need to restyle in the morning.

Pineapple Pony

This hairstyle is super easy to achieve and goes beyond just being an overnight technique needed to maintain an existing style. Look at this as an upgraded version of the curly ponytail: To achieve, add some Nexxus Oil Infinite Nourishing Hair Oil for shine and to avoid frizz. Flip hair over to make it easier to gather hair into a ponytail on the direct crown of your head. Secure with a scrunchie and let your curls cascade down like a waterfall.

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Add a fringe to your curly shag for an even more stylish update. Photo credit:

Curly Shag

Create a little edge with your wavy mane, and with this case in particular, embrace the frizz just a tad bit, as this look can be defined as a more rebellious take on the beach wave. Use a serum or a pomade while hair is damp to achieve this look. Scrunch strands with your hands to infuse product in locks and help define the wave, then let hair air dry and tease for added texture. Finish off with an anti-humidity product like Suave Luxe Style Infusion Anti-Humidity Spray to prevent frizz.

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Smooth curls back into a low ponytail or high updo. Photo credit:

Low Ponytail

Showcase your face and keep your hair classy with the updated take on the curly ponytail, a hairstyle that’s great for any occasion. Using a blowdryer with a diffuser and Suave Luxe Style Infusion Volumizing Weightless Blow Dry Spray, forgo a sleek patted-down look and add just a little height to the roots by concentrating air in that area. If you want to add a part, from hairline to crown, part hair down the center and gather each side into one low ponytail at your nape, secure with a hair tie and tease your curls with your fingers to create texture.


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Feeling lazy? Take your shoulder length hair full of gorgeous curls, wash and go!

Wash-and-Go Fro 

Let it go, let it ’fro, and showcase your naturally curly texture! After washing and conditioning, apply a weatherproof styling agent like Suave Luxe Style Infusion Lightweight Weather Proof Cream followed by gel like Suave Luxe Style Infusion Curl Defining Gel Serum to define and hold curls. Comb through with a wide-tooth comb or brush. Diffuse or air-dry, and let your ringlets snap into place. Add some coconut oil to your hands to add shine and finish off your look.  

Which of these shoulder length hair ideas will you try on your curly hair?


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