How to Curl Hair With a Flat Iron | Video Tutorial

How to Create Easy Waves With a Flat Iron

The seemingly impossible is possible: you can curl your hair with a flat iron. It's a simple technique and with a little practice, you'll be able to create soft curls with ease. And now you won't have to worry about packing your curling iron and straightener on your next trip. Watch and learn how to style!

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When it comes to the perfect curls, get ready to curl up to your flat iron. Now, this technique creates big bouncy curls and sexy beach waves. You've probably seen your hair stylist do it in a salon, but now you can easily re-create a similar look at home. So first things first, make sure you protect your hair with a thermal spray before you get started. So to start these big bouncy curls you want to make sure you section off your hair so that it's easier to curl. And sometimes I smooth out the hair then I grab the plate, wrap it over, twist, and make sure that it's locked between the plates and then quickly make the curl. And they will stay like big bouncy curls. keep going. So the bangs are really interesting, because nobody likes to giant curl right by their eye; especially the ringlet curl, so I always kind of straighten my out, twist, and then let go. This will kind of look more like Farrah Fawcett after it falls, not too much of a ringlet. So one thing I noticed when I was that testing out the technique is that I can use the wrap around and twist technique, but I couldn't do the same for this side 'cause the curls would go every which way and it kind of looked like they were sticking straight out instead of actually curled. So all I do for my right side, or for you, whatever side it is that's harder to curl, is just take it within the plates and then just start twisting the iron. and now you have a beautiful curl, just like the other side. So now you're just going to shake out your hair, see if there's any spaces that need some curl. Clearly my hair has fallen, which is the key to this entire look, wait for it to fall After you finish that, just take some hairspray if you want to add some more volume, and I actually start by flipping my hair over. I spray That just gives it a little bit of height. Then, I go back and spray any baby hairs that I may have. so that looks clean and polished. And then if you don't want to use hair spray, if you have enough volume, just use some shine drop. All you need is a pea size amount. You just rub it between your palms Just lightly dab it. Because if you put too much, your hair will look oily. What you're going for is a nice luster to make the hair look more dimensional; a little bit more quaff. The ends of the hair, like these right here. They're little bit more straight that's because they didn't curl them and it gives it more of a "beach wave" look, which I like. The final result should be shiny curls or waves that look completely effortless, and the best part is that you don't even need a curling iron to curl your hair. I'm Kirby, and thanks for watching Bella Sugar TV



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