Curls Understood is committed to creating opportunities for Stylists to expand on their curly, kinky and coily hair knowledge. Through applying current techniques that encourage positive and tangible hair care skills for tightly curled hair types, we continue to celebrate and elevate inclusive hair care education in Canada and Internationally. 



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8 Week Program for Stylists

You will gain the confidence to work with multiple curly hair types and textures within this 8 week program.​

  • Understanding the scientific needs of curly hair types

  • Creating a reputable experience behind the chair

  • Live Demonstration on 16 Ultimate Curl Experience clients including:

    • Consultation​

    • Scalp Analysis

    • Cleanse&Condition

    • Dry&Wet Cutting

    • Styling&Refining

  • Execute the Ultimate Curl Experience service on 3 live models to complete The Academy

  • 6 hours per week

  • Receive a Certificate of Completion

  • Investment

    • $3600​


1on1for Stylists

​This is for those who prefer to learn in a focused setting for your learning needs.

  • Look & Learn on 2 Curl Cut Experience clients including

    • Consultation​

    • Scalp Analysis

    • Cleanse&Condition

    • Dry&Wet Cutting

    • Styling&Refining


  • 1 Ultimate Curl Experience client focusing on your preferred curl type & 1 Hands on Clients done by you while advised by your educator

  • 7hours

  • Receive a Certificate of Completion

  • Investment

    • $525​


Parent & Child or Personal Hair Care

We love teaching you how to work with your little one's hair to enhance their experience​ through what can be a challenging process for all involved. We will work together and involve you and your little one.

  • ​Building curl confidence through hands on education

  • We will walk you through
    • Detangling

    • Cleanse&Condition

    • Product application

    • Styling tips & tricks

    • Night time routine

    • Create a regimen that works for your lifestyle​​

  • 4 hours

  • Investment

    • $300​


Virtual or Travel

​We can tailor our classes to suit you from wherever you are in the World.

When travel becomes possible, we look forward to visiting you in your salon to enhance the experience for your clients with you and your team. 

We offer group classes on a weekly basis and invite you to register for classes to remain updated on when we host.

Please contact us if you have any questions or if you would like to book a virtual or in-person class.


"I was present for Paula's " Curls Understood" workshop. This was so helpful for me and my hair (4C natural) and Paula was very opened to answering our specific questions and showing us how to research products or ingredients. 10/10 would recommend!"




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