How to Use a Curling Iron to Get Looser Waves

With the lovely snowpocalypse this week, I had some free time. When I have the chance to lay around in my pajamas with L, I take it. This means I’m not showered and clean until noon at the earliest. When I do eventually shower I like to do something fun with my hair, since I don’t usually get a lot of “play time” during the week. This Wednesday I decided to use my curling iron to create loose waves.

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This was the look I was going for.

I began with day two hair. I had volumizing powder and a little bit of curling cream and curling spray to brush out of my hair. Once it was all clear of knots, I looped it up with a clip and showered.

After showering and dressing, I took my first section of hair down and left the rest up. I normally split my hair into four sections: bottom, middle, crown, front.

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Frizz and split ends – yuck.

I took a small piece, coiled it around the iron without using the clamps, and held for approximately 10-15 seconds. I basically just wound the hair around the iron as though it was a wand.

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Not an overly large section

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Continue winding and this is what the final result will look like from the first section.

Pull down the second section, the middle chunk, and repeat.

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Once all the other sections have been curled, this is what the hair will look like. Pretty, right?

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I then used a dab of argan oil, smeared it in my palms, and tousled and broke up the waves.

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The argan oil will also tame any flyaways you might have. Set it with hairspray and you’re good to go!

Questions? Ask away!

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