the order of adjectives is like this: size> style> color

For instance, long curly black hair

but I ran into this one in a book : dark curly hair

Is it also correct?

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    This 'order of adjectives' thing is not a hard-and-fast rule, just guidance. Aug 22, 2022 at 12:14
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    Your list is a bit short. A longer list is opinion, size, age, shape, colour, origin, material, purpose. So curly black hair. But writers make errors or ignore, or are unaware of, 'rules'. Aug 22, 2022 at 12:14
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    'Curly black hair' sounds perfectly good to me. Aug 22, 2022 at 15:25


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