How to Do the Perfect Wolf Cut on Curly Hair - Easy DIY Hairstyle
Today, I want to show you how to do a wolf cut on curly hair. This style and cut are commonly seen on straight hair, but it’s possible to achieve the wolf cut hairstyle on naturally curly hair too! Let’s get started.
What is a wolf cut?
A wolf cut is often described as a hairstyle somewhere between a shag and a mullet. A wolf cut has shorter choppy layers on the top and longer choppy layers at the bottom. It works best on long hair.
Tools and materials:
- Hair scissors
1. Brush hair
The first thing you’ll want to do is to brush out your hair really well, removing any knots or tangles so your hair is easier to work with.
2. Put your hair in a ponytail
Next, brush your hair forward from the back to create a ponytail at the front of your head.
The ponytail should be in the center of your forehead.
3. Add scrunchies
Next, add two more scrunchies down the ponytail. This is to keep the hair clumped together at the same length.
Now, we’re going to start cutting. I highly recommend only cutting a little at a time. You can always remove more hair but you can never add hair back, so it's best to be cautious and go little by little.
I like to start by cutting off an inch.
Another tip is to cut upwards into the hair to avoid those blunt, sharp ends for a more natural look. This is called point cutting.
5. Part hair in the front
Remove the scrunchies and part your hair at your temples.
Then, create that same front ponytail using the scrunchies to clump the hair as you did before.
Again, cut off an inch of your hair as done previously.
Cut into those blunt edges.
7. Part hair down the middle and in the front
Part hair down the middle.
Then, create two smaller, diagonal parts with your hair in the front, creating a triangle part.
8. Cut bangs
With this part, we’re going to create some bangs. To do this, twist the parted hair and pull it straight down so it’s taut.
Then cut. If you want shorter bangs, then you can cut off more. I’m going for longer bangs, so I’m cutting off less hair.
Twist the hair again and then cut in to remove any blunt edges.
Here’s the finished curly wolf cut!
Wolf cut for curly hair tutorial
I love the nice V-shape that it creates in the back. The wolf cut hairstyle is a great way to create a shaggy, layered, tousled look if you’re looking for a way to spice up your look.
It looks great and is relatively low maintenance, making it a popular DIY hairstyle. If you plan on trying out a wolf cut, let me know how it turns out!
Enjoyed the project?
- Hair scissors
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Apparently great minds think alike! I cut my hair in similar procedures! Was the easiest way for me to cut or trim my hair by myself; and it’s trimmed by the moon phases whether for growth or fullness etc.💜
for someone like myself; not confident with hair scissors, should I wet/wash my hair before attempting it. You make it look so easy! Thank you