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How To Curl Your Hair With Straighteners

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How To Curl Your Hair With Straighteners

Since lockdown, home hair has become a new phenomenon.

We're all tending to our own locks - partly trough lack of a better option, and partly through boredom - with results both amazing and disastrous.

With more time on our hands than ever, we're also keen to learn new hair skills - and the proof lies in Google.

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Research by Flawless.org found that the most-searched hair question was 'How to curl hair with a straightener?' which had been typed into search engines a massive 12,100 times on average per month of lockdown.

You can achieve curls with a hair straightener, and you don't have to be a pro... (Credit: Pexels)
You can achieve curls with a hair straightener, and you don't have to be a pro... (Credit: Pexels)

It seems that those without curling tongs are keen to learn the method and achieve some bouncy lockdown curls.

Anyone who's tried curling with straighteners knows that it takes tiny bit more skill and practice than when using hair curlers - but it's by no means hard.

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If you're someone who'd like to learn, Remington provided Tyla with some expert tips on how to do it yourself.

Starting at the root, take a small section of hair in your straighter, twist your hand 180 degrees, and pull downwards (Credit: Remington)
Starting at the root, take a small section of hair in your straighter, twist your hand 180 degrees, and pull downwards (Credit: Remington)

First, you take a small section of the hair and place your straightener near the root.

Next, rotate your wrist 180 degrees and glide the plates down your hair, through to the end. It's all in the flick of the wrist!

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Once you've got the hag of it, repeat this throughout the rest of your hair, ensuring to rotate away from your face on the front sections.

Try spraying the hair with some dry, texturising spray. This will give your hair a move lived in beach look.

Once you've repeated all over the hair, apply some hair pray to keep it all in place (Credit: Remington)
Once you've repeated all over the hair, apply some hair pray to keep it all in place (Credit: Remington)

Finally, shake your hair and use your fingers to add separation and a little volume.

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Easy, eh?

For an alternative ways to get curls, that's a little more, errr... quirky, why not use empty loo rolls?

Yes, believe it or not there is a way to do it. Ozzie Rizzo, a London-based luxury hair salon, has shared the incredible method and it looks so easy - not to mention better for your hair that applying loads of heat.

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Read about how to get loo roll curls here.

Happy curling!

Featured Image Credit: Unsplash

Topics: Beauty, Style News, Hair

Ciara Sheppard
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