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Should I layer my hair?
I totally understand your concern about going for layers. For very curly hair, layers can be a big problem. "Layers" is often interpreted differently by different hair dressers, so always make sure both you and the stylist know exactly what you both mean before those scissors are picked up, if you are going that route.

Often it's the length (and sometimes the position) of our hair that determines the tightness of our curls. So if one spot has longer hair, it may hang a bit looser than layers that have been cut shorter. The problem with this that you might end up with a "stair steps" effect, where the shorter hair curls up even tighter than the longer (and therefore looser) curls, making a distinct pattern.

Also, the hair at the back of our heads, and around our ears often has a looser curl pattern that at the top and back. So if the loose curls are left a bit longer than tighter areas, this will also emphasize the difference, and also create a stair-steps pattern.

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