Here are five different curling techniques to help you do the curls by yourself.
This is easiest! Wrap hair flat around the curling barrel, and make sure that there are no spaces between the wraps of hair around the barrel. You should curl your hair between 10-15 seconds so that it sets. After that, release the curl into your palm and let it set for a few seconds.
- Grab a section of hair.
- Wrap the top part away from the barrel.
- Hold it for a few seconds.
- Curl the remaining hair towards your face, creating a natural looking curl that is multi-directional.
- Release the curl into your palm and let it sit for a few seconds.
You can use a one-inch barrel to create tight curls if you work with smaller sections of hair. Place a very small section on the barrel. Compared with classic curl, the tight curl needs space between the wraps.
You cannot fit all of your hair at one time on the barrel if your hair is long. In this situation, you can curl the top part of the section first, and then release it and curl the remaining bottom part afterward.
- Grab a small section of hair.
- Twist it away from your face.
- Curl it really tight around the barrel as you twist.
- Release it into your palm and let it cool down in your hand.
When you are in a rush since you will be working with bigger sections of hair, you can try loose wave. Place a thick section around the barrel. It is recommended to do a slight rolling motion (up and down) as you curl your hair.