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Using a curling iron can give you vivacious and sexy curls. There are many types and sizes of curling irons on the market, some make your hair curlier than others such as small barrelled curling irons and some give your hair body and volume such as the large barrel curling irons. There are also medium barrels which will give you either waves or loose curls.
 
If you want to create loose waves that have a natural look, any curling hair curling iron will do the job. Pick what size waves you would like and make sure you keep the iron clamp shut. Separate your hair into sections and remember that the smaller the section, the tighter the curl. Wrap the section around the barrel of the iron; hold it there for a few seconds. When you let go, your new, loose curls should fall away. Fix the look with hairspray.
 
Our quick tips
  • Some curling irons are more multitasking then others. If you want one that is versatile, choose an iron with a medium barrel.
  • Some curling hair curling irons have an adjustable heat setting. We recommend working through larger sections of your hair whilst using a low setting to create body and volume.
  • To give your hair a quick boost, grip the tip of your hair at the bottom to give it a slight underside curl. Then push it to the side and spray with a finishing hold. This will instantly give the curl a natural looking shape.
  • The heat of the iron depends on what kind of hair you have. If your hair is thin and damages easily, use a lower setting and work quickly through the hair, small sections at a time. Avoid winding the hair around the barrel too tightly as this would expose it to severe heat. Be careful not to expose your hair to the heat of the hair curler for longer than approximately 4 seconds.
  • If your hair is thicker and has difficulty holding a hair style, consider using a higher setting on the curler but be careful not to fry your hair.
  • A burn from a curling iron on high heat can be very nasty, so ensure that you don’t rush the process in order to avoid any slips.  

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