Tight Curls and Steep Layers Attention all curly-hair types: This is your cut. And don't be afraid to go big, like Annalynne McCord does. "Getting it big with a diffuser is what's fun about it," says Willhite. Ask for long and wispy (not blunt) layers using a slide-cutting technique. "If you put too many layers at the top, it will get too curly—you want it to be softer around the face," she says.