27 Modern Mullet Hairstyles for Girls with Curly Hair

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Cindy Marcus
Cindy Marcus Hairstylist, Editor-in-Chief

The popular curly hair mullet has tons of layers to boost the natural texture and body of the tresses. Sides are cut short, while the back area has longer pieces. Its cool and chic style really makes a strong impression!

Jaime, a hairstylist, barber, and artist from Camden Town, London says, “The biggest benefit of the mullet is it removes a lot of dead weight that can drag curls down. It allows the curls to be as bouncy and fresh as they can be.”

With the many variations of a mullet, face shape is one thing to consider. Jaime explains, “Cutting curls shorter can add volume or width to certain areas in the hair. This can affect how your facial structure appears.”

The compatibility of the cut is also determined based on your hair texture and type of curl. An experienced hairdresser is the best person to seek advice from.

As one of many ladies with natural curls, this is something exciting for you to experience. If in doubt, Jaime suggests getting the shag type of mullet instead. He describes it as the “longer and safer trial version” of the cut.

The popular curly hair mullet is a trend that stays forever on-trend. Browse this set of images for inspiration next time you visit the salon.

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#1: Curly Female Mullet

A curly female mullet is a perfect face-framing shape while keeping its length. The mullet cut for women shapes around the face, opening up the cheekbones, perfect for a modern, feminine feel to your curls.

Curly Mullet with Curly Bangs
Instagram @mouseybrowne

#2: Curly Mullet with Curly Bangs

Try a curly mullet with curly bangs for a softer feel around the face. Longer curly bangs give a lighter feel to cut instead of the shorter, sharper shapes, which can look more aggressive. The mullet cut comes in all shapes and sizes. Your stylist will help adapt and personalize the right shape for you.

Curly Hair Mullet for Thick Hair
Instagram @mouseybrowne

#3: Curly Hair Mullet for Thick Hair

A curly hair mullet for thick hair is ideal. Mullets for the curliest hair are perfect for leaving out a texture that has too much volume. This shape is totally customizable and can be tailored to your specifications. Ask your stylist what would work best for you.

Mullet for Curly Hair
Instagram @coastal.curl

#4: Mullet for Curly Hair

Yes, you can have a mullet for curly hair. Curly mullets are very hip and extremely current. Go bold or subtle with length and layers, it’s all about what suits an individual’s lifestyle and needs. Your stylist will be able to guide you.

#5: Women’s Mullet for Curly Hair

Try a women’s mullet for curly hair. A curly hair mullet screams cool and is very rock-n-roll. This cut requires minimal styling, so it’s perfect for ladies looking for a low-maintenance style. Air dry or diffuse it with a cream or mousse and tousle with fingers to break up curls for volume.

#6: Layered Mullet for Curlier Hair

Consider a layered mullet for curlier hair. Curly mullet hairstyles are a trendy option for women with texture in their hair. The layers remove bulk and add airiness and movement to the hair. This shape can be tailored to any person’s needs, so talk to your stylist about the right version for you.

Curly Mullet with Bangs
Instagram @hairnerdsalon

#7: Curly Mullet with Bangs

Consider a curly mullet with bangs for a trendy and versatile shape. Mullet styles are great for all textures because they are completely customizable. Whether you go subtle or extreme, this cut is sure to be a showstopper. For curly hairstyles, air dry or diffuse with a light texturizing cream for a wonderfully effortless look.

#8: Curly Blonde Mullet

Consider a curly blonde mullet if you’re looking for something different. Mullet cuts for women are super hip and wearable. This shape can be customized for every texture, length, and face shape so consult with a stylist about what would work best for you. Air dry or diffuse with a styling balm or beach spray for the perfect lived-in look.

Soft Mullet for Curly-Haired Women
Instagram @mouseybrowne

#9: Soft Mullet for Curly-Haired Women

Try a soft mullet for curly-haired women to get an airy shape for fine hair. Mullet hairstyles for women are versatile in shape and can be adapted to suit your texture and length. For fine hair, opt for a softer feel to your mullet to avoid over-layering the hair.

Mullet for a Curly Hair Type
Instagram @kristinn.oli

#10: Mullet for a Curly Hair Type

Choose a mullet for a curly hair type based on your curl pattern. Tight curl types prefer a shorter mullet style, while looser waves work with longer looser shapes. It’s a low-maintenance style, no matter what kind of curls you have. Simply air-dry to embrace your natural tresses.

Short Mullet Shullet Hairstyle
Instagram @katiero.se

#11: Short Mullet (Shullet)

The short mullet (shullet) is perfect for women that enjoy more body and life in their hair. Curly hair mullets can be amplified with volume by adding Aveda’s Volumizing Tonic all over the hair and diffusing it for full-on bouncy hair.

Related: See other short hairstyles for curly hair.

Curly Mullet for Older Women
Instagram @mr_d_hair

#12: Curly Mullet for Older Women

Opt for a curly mullet for older women with plenty of edge and texture. The movement from the reversed layers gives ample texture to your curly hair. Women with mullets can wash and go, adding Aveda’s texturizing cream into wet or dry hair, giving a light but defined hold.

Modern Mullet for Curly Girls
Instagram @gabpelomua

#13: Modern Mullet for Curly Girls

A modern mullet for curly girls redefines the curl and introduces more movement into your curl pattern. Mullet hairstyles for women enhance the flow into the shape of your hair and give it more life and bounce.

Curly Brunette Mullet
Instagram @calaishairart

#14: Curly Brunette Mullet

A curly brunette mullet shows off all your curl definition with its light-reflecting properties. This mullet style for women is full of layers that enhance the shape of your curls for a lighter, bouncy shape.

Shorter Top with Longer Back
Instagram @mouseybrowne

#15: Shorter Top with Longer Back

Get all the volume with a shorter top and a longer back to balance out a small face shape on mullet styles for women. The extra height on top balances out small facial features, making it flattering and versatile.

#16: Mullet for Curly, Long Hair

Try a mullet for curly, long hair to add more detail and movement around the face. Longer-length hair is suited to wavier hair types, while mullets for curlier hair are best kept a little shorter and softer due to the curl pattern. The best way to dry a mullet for curlier hair would be to apply Aveda’s Nutiplenish Curl Gelee to wet hair and diffuse to 90% dry for extra volume.

Shaggy Curly Mullet
Instagram @yukistylist

#17: Shaggy Curly Mullet

The shaggy curly mullet is perfect for women that love longer bangs or have a large forehead. The shaggy bangs blended into the mullet shape give a mix of both styles, giving a softer approach to mullets for curly hair.

#18: Curly Mullet for Women with Glasses

Try a curly mullet for women with glasses that shows off your frames, leaving you with an edgier finish. Shorter bangs and layers around the face give more detail to your cut and open the face area while cascading into your beautiful long curls.

Short Top Long Back Cut
Instagram @hairbykarafina

#19: Short Top Long Back Cut

Go for a short top long back cut to fully embrace texture and movement into your curls. A mullet for girls with curly hair is a perfect way to get more life into the hair. Play around with short bangs to allow for more layers on top that softly blend into the longer length.

#20: Stylish Mullet for Curly, Wavy Hair

Be radical with a stylish mullet for curly, wavy hair to achieve the best of both worlds. A mullet for women with curly hair is a layered shape on top blended into longer lengths. Add an undercut disconnected to your style to get a clean, shorter length on the sides. Even if the mullet shape grows out with little maintenance, you may need trimming for your undercut every 4 weeks.

Curly Mullet for Women
Instagram @_antonalexeev_

#21: Curly Mullet for Women

Try a curly mullet for women to enhance the oomph factor of your curls while keeping a modern shape and length. Mullet cuts are statement pieces that are easily customizable to your hair type and face shape. Discuss with your stylist the best shape of layering required for your desired result.

Long Curly Mullet
Instagram @so_bnhair

#22: Long Curly Mullet

Opt for a long curly mullet if you want to keep some length and you’re ready for a voluminous shape. Mullet haircuts for women allow you to maintain the length you enjoy while acquiring a complete overhaul of the style. Get your stylist to adjust the length of the fringe and layers to suit your face shape and curl pattern.

Short Curly Mullet
Instagram @thesanecatlady

#23: Short Curly Mullet

Try a short curly mullet for fine hair to boost its shape and volume. Taking the length shorter on curly hair adds spring to your bouncy curls while maintaining some length throughout the nape area. A mullet haircut for women with curly hair gives an easy, lived-in finish to the hair and doesn’t require too much styling.

Curly Mullet with Fringe
Instagram @kat_leehair

#24: Curly Mullet with Fringe

Go for a curly mullet with fringe for women with tight curls wanting a layered shape. Curly fringes frame the face so softly, while the mullet opens up the face, giving balance back to the shape. Mullets for women work so well as the length is maintained for a feminine feel, with shorter layers to give a light bounce to your curls.

Curly Mullet Hairstyle
Instagram @_victoriaslade

#25: Curly Mullet Hairstyle

Give a curly mullet hairstyle a go if you want low-maintenance styling. Curly mullet haircuts are layered to follow the head shape, so when styling, it just needs to be brushed in place when wet. Add Aveda’s Nutiplenish Gelee and allow to air-dry to achieve a soft flowing shape.

Curlier Mullet Haircut
Instagram @themonacut

#26: Curlier Mullet Haircut

Embrace a curlier mullet haircut to emphasize the volume and movement in your curls. A mullet for curly hair is approached by disconnecting the length on top to the bottom, creating a fuller silhouette on top and lightness throughout the length. To get the most out of your curly haircut, give your hair a good scalp shake once dry to break up the product cast on your curls.

#27: Very Short Curly Mullet

One of the most popular hairstyles that have made a comeback this year is the curly mullet! There are many variations of this style to choose from, so you won’t have a problem finding ideas. This particular length and style are great for adding extra volume and texture.

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