Anyone with a wavy, curly or textured mane knows it’s not easy to find a good hairdresser. The vast majority of salons prioritise Instagram styling and product sales over effective haircutting for wavy, curly or textured strands. Fortunately, there’s an alternative. You just have to know where to look.
Neel Loves Curls
This cosy little Prahran hair salon is a haven for curlies with its focus on the Curly Girl Method, which is all about leaving your natural waves alone and working with them instead of fighting against them. Tina, the owner, is a New Zealand native and a force of nature with a scissor-wielding hand that’s been spotted by many a Broadsheet reader (and client).
The home-based salon in the suburb of Maiden is all about living your best curly life. The team are all about education, offering up tips and tricks to help clients embrace their kinks and coils. They also offer a Deva cut, which is a precision dry cutting technique that caters for each individual curl, lifting them and reducing the drag that often pulls them down.
Located in the eastern suburbs, Rhodes Hair & Spa is an Aveda-backed temple to all things natural and luxurious. With Hermiz, one of Melbourne’s most seasoned curly hair specialists on deck, you can rest assured your locks are in good hands.
Known as the ‘Curl Queen’, Elise at Studio Hi Gorgeous is all about giving you a flattering haircut that will make your curls sing. She’s also a wizard with colour, offering up a full range of services to give your strands a fresh, beautiful glow. curly hair specialist melbourne