When you've got curly hair, it can be hard to find really great inspiration. Call me cynical, but I often feel so inundated by perfectly-straight (albeit totally gorgeous) hair on Instagram that I'm sometimes at a loss as to where to find different looks. That was until I discovered an Instagram account dedicated to curly hair.
Perfectly Curly is the place to go to find great ways to style and look after curly hair. From afro hair to natural curls, there's pretty much every kind you can think of. Below, I've selected a few looks that will make you want to follow the account.
Keep scrolling for all the curly hair inspiration you could ever possibly need.
Soft curls in a long bob are such a great way to do a wavy but romantic style.
The side parting gives these wild curls a bit of structure and sophistication.
The ultimate Hollywood glamour look. You can achieve this by knowing how to use hair rollers properly.
Untamed but super cool.
Barely curly but the little kinks give this super short 'do a softer edge.
Who says you can't do a fringe if you've got curly hair?
Long hair can get very heavy and weigh down all your wonderful curls underneath. Make sure you use a product to draw them out. I love Balmain Paris Hair Couture Texturizing Salt Spray ($42).
This is what we call 'doing the '90s supermodel' look.
Ringlets don't have to be little girl-esque. You can make them seem relevant by keeping skin looking fresh and adding in a shock of a bold lip.
When we spoke to afro hair specialist and longtime Lupita Nyong'o hairstylist Vernon François, he said that to create these kind of curls you can define them using tongs as well as adding moisturizing products.
The low pony can be chic too, just don't worry about those flyaway hairs—embrace them.
This is what we like to call rock star hair. True, it's another curly-haired fringe, but there's something a bit more laid-back about it that wouldn't look out of place at a concert.
Trust Jourdan Dunn to make the '70s disco-queen hairstyle relevant again. Just make sure to give yourself tons of texture with this look.
Yes, this one takes quite a lot of confidence to pull off, but the super-short curly quiff is so cool for now.
If your strands are curly/wavy, when you wash your them, simply part your hair down the middle, add a curl-defining product and leave to air-dry.
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