layers are best for curly hair. you could go short, you have the face for it! your hair looks great in the photos.

however it looks like you have 3a hair, which does not have curl at the root. so depending on how short you go, you may lose your curl til it grows a certain length.
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3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity
washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: [I] curl junkie products
leave in:cj conditioners and treatments as leave in
styling: cj aloe fix gel, cj pattern pusha, cj honey butta leave in, cj cccc, cj ciab.
sealants - jane carter nourish & shine