From kinky curls to razor-cut mullets, Melburnians have a thing for gorgeous locks. Whether they’re bouncing around town with a head full of wispy bangs or embracing a head of textured, kinky locks, it takes a talented hairdresser to get the look just right. But finding a salon that specialises in curly hair isn’t easy. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best of the bunch.

The team at Delilah genuinely love all textures and types of hair, but they take special pride in their abilities to support curls. Their approach is individualised, with each client receiving a consultation that addresses the needs of their particular strands, and how they will function day to day. Then they apply their expertise, using products and techniques that are curl friendly.

Tom Morley is quick to admit that his own kinks, coils and swirls aren’t exactly picture-perfect, but that hasn’t stopped him becoming Melbourne’s go-to expert for wavy, curly and textured hair. He has a unique philosophy of cutting curls while they are in their natural state and is committed to teaching clients how to care for their curls between appointments.

Known as the curl whisperer, Danika genuinely loves all types of hair, but her specialty is working with curly, wavy and textured tresses. Her consultations include a thorough analysis of your face shape and curl type, recommendations for the best products to use at home and education about how to style your hair. She’s also committed to stocking organic, Australian made products that are curly girl approved.curly hairdresser Melbourne