Real girls rocking real short curly hairstyles. Get inspired for your short crop or chop!

Who says curly girls can't go cropped? For a short, flattering cut, "Keep two or three inches of length all over and always make sure to have it cut to mimic the shape of your head." Garren of the Garren NY salon explains. And whatever you do, avoid razor cuts as they can rough up the cuticle and exacerbate frizz.

These are just some tips for getting an amazing short curly haircut. The key to a great short curly hair cut, however, is planning what you want and finding the right hairstylist to do it. Browse some of our reader’s photos to get some ideas of your own.