Move over sleek, straight, and long hair – it’s time for short and curly hair to shine!
The days for straight and long hair are over.
Curls are quickly climbing the ranks of popularity for their versatility and fresh look.
Whether you have naturally curly hair or like to put in the work with a curling wand, we’ve rounded up the best color and shades of the season, guaranteed to flatter short curly hair.
Ready to rock your curls? You’ve come to the right place!
Browse this article for tips on choosing the right hair color, some eye-catching hairstyles, and maintenance tips.
Choosing the Right Hair Color for Short Curly Hair
One shade you can’t go wrong with when it comes to short curly hair is blonde.
Marilyn Monroe did it and so did Charlize Theron.
Go for warm honey and caramel infused hues for a sun kissed appearance or opt for platinums and silvers for a bolder statement.
Need more inspiration? Look no further!
Here’s a roundup of some of the best short curly hair looks using blonde hair color.
Brunette Tones for Short Curly Hair
Need a quick refresh on your look?
Brunette tones like rich chocolate and mocha are subtle yet add dimension to your curls.
You could also consider vibrant shades like mahogany and burgundy for a more dramatic look.
If you want to keep things subtle while slightly enhancing your curls, try caramel or chestnut highlights to make your curls come alive.
Browse some of our favorite brunette short curly hair looks below!
Red and Copper Tones for Short Curly Hair
Looking for something more exciting?
Red and copper tones also make a stunning choice for short curly hair.
Radiant and eye-catching, shades of red can be blanched with brown or blonde shades to create a balanced yet striking look.
Check out some of our favorites to find your next red hot look!
Unconventional Colors for Short Curly Hair
When it comes to curly hair, it doesn’t stop at the usual conventional shades of brown, blonde, and red.
Thanks to a lot of texture to play with, curly hair opens up opportunities to experiment with unconventional colors.
Go soft and fairy like with pastel shades or audacious and vibrant with jewel tones.
Remember to consult with your hairdresser about balancing unconventional colors with your hair texture to avoid any mishaps.
Maintenance and Care Tips for Colored Short Curly Hair
Hair care becomes of utmost importance while maintaining color treated curly hair.
- Remember to use sulfate-free and color-safe products to make sure your curls don’t look frizzy and unhealthy.
- Make sure you book yourself for deep conditioning treatments to keep your curls looks luscious and moisturized.
- And we’d recommend – drop the heat styling tools! They can damage your curl pattern and make your hair strand look damaged.
- Remember to let your personality shine through your short curly hair. Throw in some accessories like headbands, hair pins, or scarves to make your short curly hair look chic!