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When it comes to cutting curly tresses, there are two camps: snip it curly or crop it smooth. “Shape comes in the form of all types of haircuts,” notes celebrity hairstylist Pekela Riley (pictured here) about the topic of snipping spirals and creating phenomenal looks for curl lovers. “We must remember every head of hair is different—with different needs and style functions,” she notes. For some practical guidelines for cutting curls (including Riley’s genius “80/20 Curly Rule”), check out the Stylists Speaks feature within the Salon Talk section of the March/April ’17 issue of Sophisticate’s Black Hair…on sale now.

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