How To Speak The Language Of Curls

Written by Ash FortisJul 7, 2022

Read time 5 min


What’s your experience with wavy, curly and coily hair? Do you love it? Are you comfortable to work with it? Curls are unique with no two being alike. Working with curls is rewarding, but can also present as an opportunity for learning as they can be a challenge for a stylist unfamiliar with curly hair types. As a hair stylist, it’s your job to clearly identify and speak to your client’s hair type. To do this confidently you need the right vocabulary, techniques, and products. Luckily, L’Oréal Professionnel’s new Curl Expression line and Curl Keys videos can quickly bring you up to speed.

Learn how to speak the language of curls, and how to use the right wording to approach clients. From curl level definition, curl radius, apparent vs real hair length, and the number of waves and twists, you’ll learn every syntax and curl scale to properly identify hair type.

About Expert
Ash Fortis’ passion for the beauty community and dedication to education has helped to empower hair stylists to create signature styles. Ash models her work around 3 core principles- Inspiration, Motivation, Education. She has recently been nominated for the Behind the Chair One Shot awards, and The American Influencer award for the 2017 Emerging Hair Stylist of the year. Ash was a member of the original creative team that helped formulate and launch Pulp Riot, and she continues to play a key role within the company. 
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