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How do you use a spiral curling iron?

A spiral curling iron is an alternative to the traditional curling iron. It is used in the same way as a regular barrel roll curling iron and results in bouncy corkscrew shaped ringlet curls. So, if this sounds like a look you might be interested in trying, read on for our tips on how to go about it.
 
Get your hair ready
Wash and dry your hair. Hair must be bone dry as the spiral curl works using extreme heat which will singe damp hair. Work any knots out of your hair with a brush or comb and apply some hair mousse or use a light mist of spray hair gel to make curls stay in the hair longer.
 
How to make the curl
  1. Section off about one inch of your hair, you’ll get better results working bit by bit.
  2. Lift the hair clamp using the thumb release on the curling iron.
  3. Place the end of your hair strand near the tip of the iron, just beneath the clamp.
  4. Hold your hair securely in place by closing the clamp.
  5. Hold the iron parallel to your head.
  6. Twist the iron so the hair builds along its length, using the whole length rather than building hair up on top of itself.
  7. Leave the hair on the spiral curling iron for 10 to 20 seconds.
  8. Open the clamp.
  9. Using a downward motion pull the barrel of the iron out from under the curl.
There are a lot of great products on the market such as a light hairspray or spray hair gel which will help keep your curls in place. We recommend asking your hairdresser which one is best. Good luck!

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