Want to change up your curl routine? Or, if you’re hair challenged, do you need some tips to keep those curls looking runway worthy? Curls should be easy right? Getting the perfect curls can sometimes be complicated, but made easier with a few tips and tools! Keeping a variety of helpful hair products and hot tools in stock is the first step to making your hair look like it was done by a professional. [With these tips, you can take your runway-worthy curls from the catwalk onto to the sidewalk.]
Before you begin curling, take the proper steps to prepare your hair:
Use product! This will protect your tendrils from heat damage and ensure your curls hold longer. Try the Un.Done Texture Spray; this salt-free product delivers a perfect beachy texture without making your hair feel crispy or stiff. The spray is especially beneficial if you have very smooth or silky hair that normally resists holding a curl. The texture spray will give hold for a beachy look, tousled and effortless, which is perfect for Saturdays spent in the sun.
Sometimes bigger is better! Bombshell Blowout Spray, is just that, it delivers incredible volume, texture, and body to hair. Begin by massaging the spray into your roots while your hair is damp and blow-dry (for best results). The spray also offers heat protection, which is necessary when using hot tools. It is also great for dry hair as a re-styler when you need light hold. A little spray can go a long way, so your curls can have enough body without having to overload on hair products. When pairing this spray with a larger curling barrel (25-32MM), you will get big, voluminous curls like the ones that you see on the red carpet. Think 1920s Hollywood glam!
Now, onto the hot tools: It’s difficult to get different sizes and styles of curls when you only have one tool. Luckily, there is a solution— a five-in-one curling iron! This curler has five interchangeable titanium barrels (32MM, 25MM, 19MM, 25-18MM, and 13MM root lifter) which can be swapped out to easily create curls, waves, and volume of any size and shape. For larger curls, you can use either the 32MM or 25MM barrels; these are great for hair that easily hold shape. The 25-18MM barrel creates effortless beach waves that are looser and more natural. While the 13MM barrel creates tight curls, which can be brushed out afterwards in order to create added volume and gravity-defying texture.
*One common mistake, however, is that people stop here when styling their hair. It’s important to finish the process with a final touch— hairspray, of course! Some of you may have an apathy towards hairspray if you’ve ever purchased a product that has made your hair look dull or greasy. With Touchable Hair Spray, you’ll have a strong but flexible hold with humidity resistance and an ultra-glossy finish. Say goodbye to stiff curls! The moveable hold allows the product to be used as both a working and setting spray. Better yet, the ultra-dry mist also brushes out easily with zero residue.
So, the next time you set off to curl your hair remember: using the right tools and products to prep and style your hair are imperative to secure long-lasting curls. From beachy waves, to voluminous curls, these tips and tricks will upgrade your styling skills from rookie to pro.