***All appointments booking have temporarily been closed whilst we sort through rescheduling 9 weeks of cancelled appointments from covid closures. We will reopen to everyone else for bookings once we have rescheduled all of these.

Please note we donot make bookings more than 8 weeks ahead of the current date for a number of reasons including staff rosters.*** December appointments will open up progressivly from October.

Creating a safe place at Curly Cuts 

Curly Cuts is a safe place where customers can feel confident discussing various methods and products. This includes curly girl, co-washing, no-poo cleansing, low poo cleansing, hair oils and natural and organic methods to care for curls. 

When you book in for a haircut at Curly Cuts your appointment is with our Master Curly stylist. You are getting the highest-ranked hairdresser to cut your hair.

Our mission is to provide the best level of customer service to each client, thereby establishing a long-lasting relationship built on trust. 

In fact when we keep an open and honest communication together then we can then begin to create a masterpiece for your hair.

Taking a whole approach to curly hair cutting

We believe it’s very important for our customers that Curly Cuts takes on a whole approach to curly hair cutting and products. 

With this in mind, Curly Cuts is inclusive and open to all curly cutting methods and all curly hair.  This includes wavy hair and natural textured hair. 

For example, the popular curl by curl cutting method, dry curl cutting, freehand curl cutting, wet curl cutting and more. 

Consultation before cutting 

When you arrive at Curly Cuts our curly stylist will consult with you before cutting. 

We encourage our customers to speak up and discuss if they have any cutting methods or products that they do not want to be used on the hair. 

Our salon’s ethics are honesty and integrity before cutting or washing your hair because we want our customers to feel fully relaxed and confident before we start your service.

We encourage you to email us at book@curlycuts.com.au if you prefer to discuss us your concerns before your appointment.

Hooded dry, Diffuse Dry , Radiant Ring Dryer Or Air Dry

When you book in for a cut your can choose your prefered dry method. Either hooded dry, radiant ring dryer, diffuse dry. Or if you are booing in for just a cut you can leave with wet hair or a dry refreshed cut.

Or alternatively leave it to us to decide on the day what is best suited for your curls.

Please make sure that if you want your hair dryed that you select the service with a dry so that we have the allocated time for your appointment. All cut appointments that include a dry come with a free hydration service.

Basin services

At Curly Cuts, our products at the basin are curly girl friendly and include no poo, low poo and co-wash products.

If you have a preference from our product selection, then please advise us. Likewise, our team can also select the most appropriate products for your curls. 

We also cater to customers that would like to bring in their own products for us to use at the basin.

 

Furthering our education in curly hair training

In August 2021 our master cutters who are already very experienced curly cutters will also be certified in the clever curl approach to curls.  ( * update course now rescheduled for end September due to covid). The lovely Nathalie Darn, Clever Curl Educator will complete our training. Our training will follow the mantra of the complete approach to cutting curls which is the same approach we take to our shop. 

Our certifications from the Clever Curl approach include a variety of advanced dry curl cutting plus dry curl by curl cutting. We will also complete further knowledge of hydration, drying techniques, styling techniques and more. 

The best hairdressers continue to train and evolve. Curly Cuts will always be one step ahead in the hair industry.

Appointment bookings

Appointments can be made via our online booking service or by contacting us at book@curlycuts.com.au

Please click here to book your appointment. When you book with us the first time you will need to create an account.

Our online system opens up to bookings up to 8 weeks ahead of the current date. Therefore you CANNOT book online for appointment 2 months past the current date. We also donot make booking more than 8 weeks ahead for a number of reasons including staff rosters.

If no appointments show on your selected date/time for a haircut then it means we are full for that service

Therefore try another date or 👉hit next available appointment. Don’t forget to click the drop down arrow to show appointment times.

We recommend that you book in for a future date if you can’t get in earlier and then go on our cancellation list. Please book in and then contact us at book@curlycuts.com.au to let us know that you want to go on our cancellation list.

When you complete the booking process you will also get a confirmation email for the booking. Your booking is then confirmed when you receive this email.

You do not need to pay a deposit to book in with us but repeated last-minute cancellations may result in us not accepting future bookings. 

If you have any questions or would like us to make the appointment for you then please email book@curlycuts.com.au

Curly Cuts pricing structure

All of our prices are unisex prices. Unisex also means it is the same price regardless of age, gender or sex.

We have structured the price list so that you can select the budget and services.

Therefore this makes the pricing, services and timing very transparent for our customers. Please note times are approximate only and are to be used as a guide only.

 You can elect to add extra services to your booking. For example book for no 3e and no 5a to have a haircut, wash diffuse and olaplex 1 &2. 

A Simplified Number System To Help You When Booking Online

We have numbered the system to make it easy for you when you book online. Just use our menu below to decide what you would like to book and then look for the corresponding numbers/services when you book online.

Salon menu*

(Full description of each service is listed after the salon menu)

1. Self Service Hooded Dryer

1a Self service hooded dryer – Single Session – $35                                                               

1b Self service hooded dryer – 5 sessions – $170  (save $5)

1c Self service hooded dry –  10 sessions. – $330(save $20)

2. Curly Girl Session

( please contact book@curlycuts.com.au to book curly girl sessions)

2a. Curly girl training session up to 4 people -$85

3. Curly Hair Cuts

3c Curly Cut ( NO wash or dry) -$95  *Hair is cut either DRY or WET . Client leaves with wet hair or if cut dry then dry refreshed  hair. 

3d. Curly Cut, wash, and NO dry$110 *Client leaves with wet hair.

3e. Curly Cut, wash & dry (includes free hydration treatment) -$140 * Choice of hooded dry, diffuse dry or radiant heat lamp.

 

4. Hydration 

4a. Hydration (add on only) -$45

4b. Hydration & NO dry – $45

4c. Hydration & dry -$90

 

5. Olaplex

5a. Olaplex 1 and 2  (add on only) -$50

5b. Olaplex 1 and 2 & NO dry -$60

5c. Olaplex 1 and 2 & dry -$105

 

6. Specialised Treatments

6a. Malibu c hard water treatment (add on only) -$15

6b. Malibu c hard water treatment &  dry -$60

6d. Malibu c swimmers treatment (add on only)-$15

6e. Malibu c swimmers treatment &  dry -$60

7. Treatments

7a. Deep cleanse & heat treatment (add on only) -$55

7b. Deep cleanse, heat treatment & NO dry -$55

7c. Deep cleanse, heat treatment & dry -$100

 

1. Self service hooded dryers

Our innovative and exciting self service hooded dryer bar is an Australian first. Hooded dryers are a great way to speed up the process of drying curly hair.

The self serve hooded dyers are also perfect for cold Canberra days because it’s too cold to have wet hair.  Or you could also use this as a great excuse for you to come in, sit back and have a relaxing time out. Likewise if you have a special occasion and you need your hair dried quicker than airdrying.

Your visit also includes one complimentary hot drink personally delivered from our local coffee shop. (available if booking time is when café is open). Make it a date with a friend and have coffee together whilst your hair dry’s! Book a single visit or bulk buy sessions and save money.

Self Service Bar

When you book a session with our self service hooded dryers then you also get access to use the products on the self service bar on that visit. This is a great way for you to test a new gel or curl cream.

However if you do not want to use the self service bar then you could also prep your hair with your own products.

Our dryers are completely self service, however if you are having issues with heat or fitting the dryer our friendly staff can assist you.

Most importantly is that our self service bar is also maintained to the strictest hygienic standards. For example we use pumps to disperse products and have appropriate cleaning measures in place.

Simple steps to using our self serve dryers

  • Pre book your session with our online booking service. Click here to book.
  • Wash your hair at home and apply your own styling products ( or use our self serve bar of products)
  • Put your hair in a plop ( if plopping)
  • Come in store at allocated time
  • Sit under a dryer and enjoy a hot drink whilst you use our hooded hair dryer.

Time – allow 30 mins to 1 hour

2. Curly girl session

Are you new to curly girl? Our sessions are a great way to learn what curly girl is all about.

During this session you will learn about products, techniques and different wash systems .

Our fun sessions are a great way to have all your questions answered in a private one on one setting. Emma whom many of you would be familiar with from Natural Eclipse runs the sessions and is an avid curly girl herself.

Plus you get 1 FREE sample pack valued at $27.65*

Curly Girl Session Includes

  • General chat about curly girl including an explanation of no poo, low poo, cowashing and plopping.
  • Information about how to care for your curls in between wash days.
  • Hands on demonstration (on one person) . This will include showing you how to wash with no poo cleansers and application of products .
  • Step by step guide on your hair showing you different methods you could apply the products.  Followed by air drying, diffuse dry or hooded dry.
  • You can also try any of the products from our self service bar during your session .

Make a day of it and include friends

Our curly girl sessions can include up to 4 people. That way you can share the cost with friends and make it a great day out.

Our sessions are also very suitable for a mum or dad/ daughter/son date. Especially if the mum or dad has straight hair and their son or daughter has curls. We can teach you how to care for their hair.

*Please note that the free Clever Curl sample pack, demonstration and hydration service is on one person only. 1 pack and 1 demo per session. ‼️If more than one person wants a demonstration and sample pack  then you will need to contact us to book and to arrange a quote for you. 

Time –  1 & 1/2 hours

3. Curly hair cuts

Your curly hair cut is booked with one of our master curly stylists. Kristy and Leeanne are very established and experienced curly cutters with many years/ decades of experiece.

Curly cuts that include a wash and diffuse or hooded dry also include a FREE hydration treatment with your cut.

Time – Hair cuts only allow appoximately 1 hour. Cuts with free hydration and dry allow approx 2 hours.

4. Hydration service

 The curly service every curly girl wants is available now at Curly Cuts!!.

Your service includes a cleanse, hydration service and scalp massage.

Timing allow 1 hour for diffuse drying and 1 and half to two hours for hooded dryer. For air dry allow approxiately 45 mins

5. Olaplex treatments

Olaplex can be a game changer for many curly hair customers, and is suitable for all hair types including virgin hair, tinted hair and especially bleached curly hair.

How does Olaplex Work

Olaplex patented active chemistry works on a molecular level to repair damaged and broken bonds. OLAPLEX is the original, unique and patented chemistry that multiplies bonds and cross-links broken bonds containing a single active ingredient, Bis-Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate.

Why is olaplex suitable to curly hair?

Olaplex works on the bonds and continues to strenghton, rebuild and restructures and improves moisture retention to curls that have lost their shape. Click here to find out more about olaplex and curly hair.

Olaplex is not a moisture or protein treatment. Therefore when we use Olaplex on our customers we always finish with a deep conditioning moisture treatment.

Click here to read more about olaplex.

What is an Olaplex stand alone service ?

An Olaplex stand alone service involves using Olaplex no 1 and no 2. These are professional only products and the no 1 is the stongest version of Olaplex.

How do we do the Olaplex stand alone treatment?

  1.  Cleanse hair using a deep cleanse shampoo
  2. Application of Olaplex no 1
  3. Application of Olaplex no 2
  4.  Number 1 and 2 are left on the hair for 30 mins.
  5. Rinse and cleanse the hair
  6. Apply Deep Treatment
  7. Rinse and finish the hair.

Important information about the Olaplex stand alone service

To make sure their are no barriers on the hair, we cleanse the hair with  EverEscents Deep Cleanse Fresh mint shampoo first. All of the Olaplex stand alone treatments include a complimentary treatment with the service.

Malibu c hard water treatment can also be added to your Olaplex treatment for an extra $15. 

We recommend that customers further strengthen the bonds at home and maintain the hair by using the take home no 3 Olaplex. Olaplex no 3 and no 0 will be available to purchase in store at Curly Cuts.

Timing Olaplex and air dry 45mins , Olaplex and diffuse dry 1 hour, hooded dry- up to 1 and half hours to 2 hours. 

6. Malibu c hard water and swimmers treatments

The Hard Water Treatment removes hard water deposits and impurities, leaving hair instantly softer, shinier and full of body. Eliminates brassiness, discolouration and damage caused by mineral absorption. Vitamin infused formula, including vitamin C, deeply penetrates for superior moisture retention. Restores volume and radiant shine! 

  • 100% vegan
  • Immediately improves the look and feel of hair
  • Ideal for all hair colours
  • Formulated with a patented vitamin complex and enhanced with nourishing chelators
  • Free of preservatives, parabens, gluten, fragrance and sodium chloride (salt)

Malibu C Swimmers Hair Treatment dramatically improves the look and feel of hair, no matter the time spent in the pool or in the ocean. Removes copper build up which causes green discolouration after swimming. Prevents brittle, damaged hair and sooths dry, itchy scalp caused by harsh chemicals in water.

  • 100% vegan
  • Safe and gentle for all ages
  • Transforms dry, brittle, discoloured hair into soft manageable hair
  • Draws out damaging deposits and chlorine
  • Removes swimmers’ green hair

Firstly the hair is cleansed. Then we dissolve the crystals with water and apply to the hair. This is left on the hair for up to 5 minutes before rinsing.

Timing – Malibu c and diffuse dry 1 hour, Malibu c and hooded dryers 1 and half hours.

7. Treatments

Our deep cleanse and heat treatments are a beautiful relaxing service.

Firstly we clarify the hair using EverEscents Fresh mint Shampoo. After this we will then apply of one of our deep treatments to your hair. Next you will enjoy a luxurious scalp massage before being placed under a warm radiant heat.

This is the perfect time to enjoy some time out and relax whilst the heat assists in penetration of the treatment.

Lastly we rinse the treatment off of the hair and then complete the service with your choice of finish.

Timing – allow 45 mins for air dry, 1 and 1/4 hours for diffuse dry and up to 1 and half to 2 hours for hooded dry. 

Contact Us

We can be contacted at book@curlycuts.com.au or via our Facebook page Curly Cuts.

Click here to like our face book page.

We will also have a phone number that we can be contacted on which we will add soon!!

To order products online, go to https://naturaleclipse.com.au/.

Shop Hours

Tuesday 9 – 6pm
Wednesday 9am  – 6 pm
Thursday 9am  – 3 pm
Friday 9am  – 5.30 pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm (hair cut appointments not available on Saturdays)

*Please note that we can arrange for the self serve bar to be available early mornings out side of these times. Please email if you would like to request an earlier session for the self service bar.

Shop Address

Lyons shopping centre

Shop 4 1 Lyons Place

Lyons ACT 2606

Building a team of curly hair cutters

We also plan to build our team of quality curly cutters at curly cuts and train up potential curly hairdressers. Or add more curly cutters to our amazing curly hair shop.

If you are an amazing curly stylist looking for a change or want to move to Canberra please contact us at book@curlycuts.com.au

Curly Cuts is a local family owned Canberra business.

Looking for more?

Curly Cuts will take care of you – short hair, long hair, what ever hair! We’re confident that we are the best curly hair stylists in Canberra.

If you’re looking for everything else to complement your new curly hair, whether you follow the curly girl method or not, check out our dedicated curly section at https://naturaleclipse.com.au/category/curly/. Home to everything to help from frizz reduction, to makeup, to improve hair health, and of course other hair products like hair styling products.

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