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POPxo Hair Academy: Here’s How I Got Salon-Styled Locks Using Just A Flat Iron

POPxo Hair Academy: Here’s How I Got Salon-Styled Locks Using Just A Flat Iron

What if we told you that you can curl your hair in just 15 minutes using a flat iron? And if you have wavy or curly hair, this method will help you curl and straighten it at the same time. Yep, just one tool! That means you don’t have to invest in a curling iron or spend hours getting your hair done at a salon. You can do it in the comfort of your own home using just one tool. Leenal Gawade from our Marathi team shows us how it’s done. She curls her hair with a flat iron in just a few minutes. She learned how to do it in her first stint as a News Reporter where she was required to change her hairstyle every time she shot for a new episode. Thanks to her, we’re all going to learn how to use a flat iron to style our hair perfectly!

How To Use A Flat Iron To Curl Your Hair

Love switching up your hairstyle? This is a neat trick for you to learn. You can curl and straighten all at the same time.


What You Need

  • Fine-tooth comb
  • Flat iron
  • Hairspray
  • Mirror 

Tip: Choose a small hair iron with thin plates. This helps to make curls tight, textured and appear more defined. 

A Step By Step Guide To Gorgeous Curly Hair

Step 1: Divide your hair into small sections. 

Step 2: Take a small section of hair and run over it with your flat hair iron. 


Step 3: Wait for a couple of seconds and twist tightly downwards. (It should look like this)


Step 4: Continue until you’ve curled all sections. 

Step 5: Use a hairspray to keep your curls intact.  

Are you still having trouble curling your hair with a flat iron? This video will help!


Yep, it’s as easy as that! The curls stay on for longer when your hair is unwashed (2-3 days) Please note that once you’ve curled your hair, you must wash it once you get home as your roots tend to become stickier and dirtier post straightening. In other news, there have been plenty of Bollywood actresses who have went from poker straight hair to messy, wavy curly hair. Curls are in, guys, and that’s a hairstyle that’s going to be in vogue for eternity. A trick like this one can be wrapped up in 15 minutes flat. However, don’t feel dishearted if you do not get it right for the first time. A hair skill like this takes time to master.

You know what they say, right? Practice makes perfect!

Images: POPxo Team

13 Feb 2020

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