Finding the right hairdresser is tricky enough. Especially when you’re blessed with curly (or wavy or textured) locks. But the hunt for the perfect curl specialist can be even more of a headache than regular salon-hopping. Fortunately, there’s Fresha, which has curated a list of local businesses that specialise in embracing and supporting curls to help you find your new cult favourite.

Curly Hair Specialist
With a Deva haircut education and a love for empowering women with their natural wavy, curly or coily locks, Jess uses a free hand dry cut approach to lift weight, define each curl and create shapes that compliment an individual’s curl type, personal features and personality. Jess also offers a comprehensive hydration service after your haircut and coaches you through how to keep your curls hydrated at home.

A true curl expert, Danika is a stylist that really listens and understands the unique characteristics of curly hair. She loves to use vegan and curly-girl approved products such as Clever Curl, Everescents and a little bit of her own magic to bring out your best curls.

The founder of this cosy Fitzroy salon, a certified curly girl herself, Neel believes that every curl deserves its own day to shine. Her savant skills and passion for curls have earned her the title of Melbourne’s High Priestess of kinks and coils. Her Fitzroy studio is a curl shrine where her revolutionary techniques will transform unruly kinks and waves into envy-inducing ringlets. melbourne curly hair salon