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The Step-By-Step Guide On How To Create 5 Types Of Curls With Just Your Flat Iron At Home

Aayushi PareekAayushi Pareek  |  May 12, 2021
The Step-By-Step Guide On How To Create 5 Types Of Curls With Just Your Flat Iron At Home

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Shhh! We’re going to let you on a little secret today. Do you know how all those girls on IG flaunt their effortless curly hair on their vacay photos? They use a hair straightener to do ’em up. Yes, a freaking flat iron!

Don’t worry if you do not know your way around a flat iron or have absolutely no clue on how t to use one to perfect your curls. Today, we’re giving you some easy tips that’ll help you master this easy art in no time and flaunt not one but five #InstaWorthy hairdos! Just one tool required with lots of patience!

How To Perfect The Art Of Flat Iron Curls

Thanks to multiple step-by-step tutorials available online, we now know how to perfect bomb-ass curls in a matter of minutes and you don’t even need a curling iron for it!

But before we get started, let’s watching this quick video on how to properly use a flat iron to curl your mane easily.

We Like It Messy!

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Do you want to flaunt some easy, sort of messy curls? Then keep on reading…

Step 1: Plug in your flat iron and let it heat up for a few minutes. Till then, spritz some hair protectant all over your hair.

Step 2: Next, part your hair in two parts starting from the top. Take one section of your hair, put it between the flat iron, roll it once, and then pull it down slowly (making an imaginary S in the air). You’ll see that your hair strand has curled up slightly.

Step 3: Repeat the same all over till all your hair looks wavy. Do not curl a strand more than once as the idea is to flaunt effortless and delicate curls.

Step 4: Next, take some salt and spritz it all over your hair for some volume.

Step 5: Finally, Run your fingers through your mane to mess the curls up.

Mood: Feelin’ Beachy

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If you want to nail those perfect beachy waves on your next vacay, then here’s what you need to do.

Step 1: Plug in your flat iron to heat up for a few minutes. Make sure you spritz some hair protectant all over your hair to protect against heat damage.

Step 2: Next, part your hair in two parts; side or middle. Start from the top (area near your ear); Take one section of your hair, put it between the flat iron, roll it once and then pull it down slowly. You’ll see a delicate curl forming. Repeat again on the same strand to make them curlier and more prominent.

Step 3: Repeat this all over till all your hair looks extremely wavy.

Step 4: Next, spray some hair spray all over your mane to keep those curls intact!

Let”s Create Some Waves

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Who says that shorter hair cannot be styled? If you want to make a sexy statement with your freshly cut mane, we know just what you should do.

Step 1: Plug in your flat iron to heat up and till then, spray some hair protectant all over your hair to protect them against heat damage.

Step 2: Next, part your hair in two parts; side or middle. Next, take the front section of your hair, put it between the flat iron, roll it once and pull it sideways (instead of pulling them down).

Step 3: You’ll notice that the hair strand instantly feels lifted. Do the same for the rest of the hair and OMG, the volume!

Step 4: Finally, put your hand between your hair, lift them up to spray some volumizing spray. Make sure you post some fun boomerangs to your Insta story!

Curls On

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Ever wondered how you’d look if you were born with some super curly hair? Now it’s your chance to find out.

Step 1: Keep your flat iron to warm up and spritz some hair protectant all over your hair before starting out.

Step 2: Next, part your hair in two parts. Starting from the area near your near, take a thin section of your hair, put it between the flat iron, roll it once, and then pull it down slowly. Do it 3-4 times with the same hair strand till it looks ridiculously curly.

Step 3: Repeat the same all over your hair. Yes, this will be more time-consuming but the end result would be worth it.

Step 4: After you’ve curled all your hair, take your index finger and roll it with your strands to curl them even more (while they’re still hot).

Step 5: Take a strong hair spray and spritz it like there’s no tomorrow!

Volumous Curls

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Want to add a dash of elegance to your look? Then you need to recreate this hairdo, STAT!

Step 1: You know the drill, start by heating your flat iron and spray some heat protectant spray on your strands.

Step 2: Next, part your hair in two parts. Next, take one thick section of your hair, put it between the flat iron, roll it once, and then pull it sidewards. You’ll need to do it 3-4 times before you see an actual wave forming.

Step 3: Repeat this all over your hair till all your hair starts becoming wavy.

Step 4: Next, take a wide hairbrush and slowly start to brush it from the top to the middle. Do not brush till the end as we want the curls to have the maximum volume in the end.

Step 4: Next, apply some hair serum to keep the shine alive!

Ready to flaunt your curly tales?

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