11 Life-Changing Curling Iron Hacks

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Not everyone is born with curly hair so we have to do it by ourselves. Curling you hair is not as easy as it looks. There are ways how to use a curling iron. Luckily you have them all down below.

1. Choose the barrel size based on the curls you want. The bigger the curling iron barrel, the looser the waves. For tighter curls, choose a smaller barrel. Size really matters.

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2. If you want skinny, tight curls, twist your hair before you wrap it around the iron. It’s amazing for girls with wavy hair who want a tight curl. The result is very cute.

Normal Ribbon Curl:

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Twisted Curl:

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3. For a modern curl, don’t use the clamp. Want cool-girl straight ends like Ashley Benson? Well there you are.

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Wrap your hair around the wand and leave an inch or so out at the ends.

Wrap your hair around the wand and leave an inch or so out at the ends.

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If you’re new to the technique, use a glove so you don’t burn your fingers. It happens a lot!

If you're new to the technique, use a glove so you don't burn your fingers.

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4. If you want your curls to last, spray hairspray on your hair before you curl it. The heat will make the hairspray hold longer.

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5. The closer to the root you start your curl, the longer it will last.

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6. If you want looser, beachy waves, pull lightly on the curl. Do it while it’s still warm so it loosens easily. Mhmm!

6. If you want looser, beachy waves, pull lightly on the curl. Do it while it's still warm so it loosens easily.

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