I have a friend with super curly hair, and she shaved her head once. When it started to grow back, she ended up with a cute pixie that she totally rocked - it's doable.

See...

http://public.fotki.com/cattieloves/.../beastie2.html

http://public.fotki.com/cattieloves/.../beastie1.html
2b/c (not sure if I'm f, m, or c!), and iii...and to be honest, not too excited about it yet...

http://public.fotki.com/cattieloves

pw - curlygirly