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Frequently asked questions - Must Read

Do I need to pay a deposit for my appointment?

A deposit of $50 is required to hold your appointment. This is to be paid within the next 48 hrs (2 days) of you booking this appointment. Your appointment maybe subject to cancellation if not received to allow others wanting an appointment to book. For BRISBANE BOOKINGS Our account:
P and A Rickman
BSB: 062-692
ACCT: 2585 4703 REF: Your booking name For SYDNEY & TOWNSVILLE BOOKINGS Our account:
P and A Rickman
BSB: 064-131
ACCT: 1058 9325 REF: Your booking name Please make note of these details before logging out.

Do I need to send current photos of my hair?

We require photos of the back and sides of your hair to ensure there is enough allocated time for your appointment. These can be emailed to: info@purelycurls.com Once received along with your $50 deposit, your appointment will be accepted by either a text or email message.

When will my appointment be accepted?

After we have received your $50 deposit & photos. Please check your email (incl spam folder) for booking deposit & photo requirement details.

How long is the first appointment?

Please allow 2.5 hours for your 1st appointment! If your hair is long and thick allow 3.0 hours.

How do I need to come prepared for my first appointment?

* Come in with Day 1 hair. (This is a covid requirement as well) This means your hair to be cleansed, (Not Co-Washed, but Shampooed), with natural curls & how you would normally wear it down and completely DRY. Products are fine in the hair. (This also applies to all future appointments booked with Purely Curls.) * All tangles MUST be removed (Do not use Brush/Comb in dry hair) * No hair ties, clips, pins, hats, barrettes or hair accessories of any kind. * No RAW COCONUT OIL/s in hair. * Due to severe allergic reactions, NO the brand "SHEA MOISTURE" products in hair (Hair to be detoxed 2 weeks prior to appointment with no further use of the brand "Shea Moisture" products). This does not apply to products that have Shea butter in them.

What is the cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel any appointment, please give 24 hours notice. We will have to charge you the full rate of your appointment if you are a "No Show" or cancel less than 24 hours before your scheduled appointment. If this happens, we will need to talk to you before any further appointments can be scheduled.

What is the cost of my first appointment?

For ages 13 and up: The "Curl Rehabilitation" first service is between $225 & $245 depending on the stylist chosen. The "Curl Discovery" hydration only lesson is between $115 & $125 depending on the stylist chosen. (N.B. Please ring the salon to book this service) Children: For ages 3 to 12yrs, the "Junior Curlista Cut" is $70 For under 3yrs, the "Tiny Curls Cut" is $45

Do you do colour?

Unfortunately on the first visit with us we do not do colour. If you need a colour, please have it done prior to seeing us. You can then discuss colour options for future appointments with one of our curl artists on your appointment.

Can I just get a cut if I've seen another curly hairdresser elseware?

Cuts only are for returning clients of Purely Curls. All new clients must have the applicable 1st visit service.

Is there wait list option if there are no appointments are available?

Yes. For Brisbane curlies, You can select the wait list option in the booking app. Choose as many days and time options that are going to work for you. (PLEASE DO NOT PAY YOUR DEPOSIT OR SEND PHOTOS until you have a firm booking.) When an appointment becomes available, it will send a message to everyone who selected that day & time. The first to respond will get the appointment. If successful, you'll receive a pending appointment message once booked.An error message may pop up if you're unsuccessful. For Sydney curlies, Select the "JOIN OUR SYDNEY WAITLIST HERE" shown below the Covid19 Sydney Salon Update.



You will be required to register your details through our booking systems Vagaro or Square to make a booking.

Please refrain from using Facebook, Google or Apple sign-ins to register, as these are often out of date and may cause your appointment to be invalid.

Once registered and your appointment is booked, you'll receive a pending acceptance message.

The acceptance will be only confirmed upon receiving your photos and deposit as per our FAQ's.

Please check your email for booking,  deposit and photo details.

For Brisbane, all new clients will be also need to fill in a New Client Intake Form with our terms and conditions.
Submitting this form does not create your appointment.

2/109 Chalk St, Lutwyche QLD

Ph: 0416 125 529

5/332 Darling Street, Balmain NSW

Ph: 0492 084 571


We have now opened up bookings from January 2022 onwards - you can use the link above to book. We can't wait to see you all again x

7 Spencer Avenue, Kirwan QLD

Ph: 0436 467 922

words from our curlfriends

Had a wonderful experience. My curls were defined and hydrated with a beautiful bounce. Strategically cut to suit my face. Highly recommend it to all the sisters with Afro hair.

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