Thanks to the overly hair-sprayed bouffants of the '60s (not to mention the winglike side flips of the '70s), hot rollers have often gotten a bum rap. "I think that that's the nightmare that you don't want — that you suddenly have these two huge, voluminous, poofy sides all going backwards, when in reality you're looking for that ultraglam, fluid movement," says celebrity stylist and beauty advisor for Slim Fast's Studio Wow! campaign, Joey Maalouf. So dust off that old hot roller set, and see Joey's tips for making this classic hairstyling tool fit into your modern needs. Just keep reading for more.
Hot rollers might just be warm metal cylinders, but when it comes to getting gorgeous curls and waves, there actually is an optimal way to use them. To see what makes the difference between crunchy-looking, uneven hair and full, polished curls, just check out the tips below.