Tips On How To Curl Short Hair

Short-hair is actually very versatile than long-hair and this mainly because short-hair is very easy to style and maintain. In fact, most women today are opting for short-hairstyles because they are very versatile and can even be styled in various ways just like long-hair. So, in this post I’m going to list for you some of the best ways you can curl your short hair inorder to look great as a woman.

METHOD-1: How to curl short-hair using a curling-iron:

  1. Wash and dry-up your hair: wash your hair thoroughly using a conditioning-shampoo and then run a blow-dryer over head inorder to dry-up your hair. In fact, putting hot curling-iron onto damp hair can damage your hair seriously. Lastly, consider keeping the blow-dryer at low-heat setting inorder to prevent over-heating your hair.
  2. Brush your hair: afterwards, brush-out any tangles from your hair starting from the roots while moving towards the hair-ends. Continue brushing hair until you feel like the comb passes through the entire length easily. In fact, tangle-free hair is very easy to style and even helps to remove any split-ends from hair.
  3. Apply a heat-protection spray to hair: you will need to apply a heat-protection spray to your hair just before you begin styling it with a curling-iron. In fact, a heat-protection spray helps to guard hair from the damage caused by the exposure to high-temperatures and even helps to prevent hair form becoming dry and frizzy.
  4. Heat-up your curling-iron: most curling-irons actually require a little time to heat-up before being used. In fact, if you try to curl hair before it reaches the correct temperature then the curls won’t hold into place well. On the other, curling-irons have different heat-settings that you easily play around with until you achieve the best results. However, consider setting your curling-iron to the lowest temperature possible inorder to avoid hair damage during the curling-process. For example, set the curling-iron to 320ºF (160ºC) for fine-hair and 430ºF (220ºC) for thicker-hair.
  5. Part your hair into sections: if you have short-to-medium length hair then consider parting it into 2-section inorder to facilitate for easy styling. However, if your hair is shorter then consider not sectioning it but make sure that all sections are curled-up.
  6. Start curling your short-hair: take a small section of hair and then wrap it around the curling-iron then begin curling hair. In fact, you should roll the hair within the curling-iron upwards towards the hair-roots but stop rolling hair a about an inch away from the roots inorder to prevent curling-iron from burning your scalp.
  7. Hold the curling-iron in place for 10-seconds: you will now need to hold the curling-iron with hair wrapped around it for about 10-seconds inorder to allow the hair to heat-up and get great curls. However, the time you hold the curling-iron in place may vary depending on the type of curling-iron or set temperature-level.
  8. Curl the entire head of hair: if you happen to like the way your first curls turned-out, then consider moving onto section of hair and do same curling-process as before inorder to achieve eve curls throughout your head. Additionally, make sure that you wrap all the curls around the curling-iron in the same direction inorder to achieve a uniform look and in case you prefer having less-uniform curls then consider mixing-up the curling-direction a little inorder to achieve those messy-curls.
  9. Loosen-up your curls: in case you want your curls look a bit looser and softer then consider running your fingers through for a few times. This will help to pull-down and loosen-up your curls thus giving you an amazing look. However, never brush through your hair with a comb/brush because it will just loosen-up the curls too-much and even make them fall-out or disappear.
  10. Set your curled hair: set your curls with a good hold and shine hairspray in case you’re worried about the curls falling-out or becoming frizzy during the day. So, mist some hairspray over your head after finishing curling all the hair. In fact, never apply a hairspray to your curls while they are still wrapped around the curling-iron because a combination of heat and alcohol in hairspray will just fry-up your hair.
 

METHOD-2: How to curl short-hair using the hair-scrunching method:

  1. Wash and condition your short-hair: the scrunching method actually works well on wet-hair and this implies that you will need to first wash your hair with a good volumizing and curl-enhancing shampoo coupled with warm-water. Afterwards, apply a small amount of conditioner into your short-hair and then gently brush through it inorder to remove any tangles/knots. Finish by thoroughly rinsing-out any products from your short-hair inorder to achieve effective styling results.
  2. Towel-dry your short-hair: after washing and rinsing your hair, use a good towel to pat hair dry inorder to remove any excess water. However, avoid rubbing your hair with a towel because this will just damage it and make it look frizzy.
  3. Apply the curling-product into hair: there are several hair curling-products available that can be used to scrunch-up your hair like; curling-gels, curling-creams, curling-mousse and curling-sprays. However, the best curling-product that provides defined and long-lasting curls is a curling-mousse. So, consider using a strong-hold and volumizing mousse if your hair is not naturally wavy inorder to achieve long-lasting and voluminous curls. On the other hand, to use the curling-mousse, you will need to shake it well before applying a small-amount of it into your hands and then work the mousse evenly throughout your hair using both hands. Lastly, only apply the mousse into the hair-ends and avoid putting it into the hair-roots because this will just weigh-down your short-hair or even make it look greasy.
  4. Scrunch-up your short-hair: while keeping your head upside-down if it’s of a short-to-medium length or straight upwards if it’s very short, scrunch it up towards the scalp using your hands in a motion that you would use to crumple a piece-of-paper. Keep scrunching your hair for 1 or 2 minutes until you feel happy with the achieved curls.
  5. Dry your short-hair: you can either let your hair air-dry naturally or use the scrunching motion every 5-minutes until hair dries up. On top of that, you may even use a blow-dryer with a diffuser-attachment to dry hair gently without blowing-out the curls. However, if your hair naturally curly/wavy then the air-dry method will work perfectly for you but if your hair is naturally straight or flat then consider using a diffuser for best styling results.

Categories: How To

Related Posts

01

Tips On How To Take Care Of Natural Hair Like A Pro

02

Tips On How To Dye Your Hair Neon Purple

03

Tips On How To Maintain African Hair

04

Tips On How To Dye Hair Gray

05

Tips On How To Naturally Dye Your Hair – While At Home

06

Tips On How To Dye Your Hair Purple

07

Steps On How To Dye Hair Blue

08

How To Straighten Hair Naturally At Home In An Overnight

09

Tips On How To Take Care Of Straight Hair

10

Tips On How To Straighten Hair With Straightener

AFFILIATE DISCLAIMER

Cruckers is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for website owners to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com, endless.com, smallparts.com, myhabit.com, and any other website that may be affiliated with Amazon Service LLC Associates Program.