Can I curl my hair without straightening it?

It is necessary to straighten your hair before curling it if you have wavy hair or natural tight curls, but desire to have long soft curls that hang gently down your back.

How can I curl my hair without a straightener or curler?

The Best Ways to Curl Your Hair Without Heat Treatments

  1. Overnight Braids. This is one of the easiest ways to get loose curls.
  2. Hair Rollers. Have you ever seen hair rollers before?
  3. Headband. A typical headband makes it very easy to curl your hair overnight.
  4. T-Shirt Hair Halo.
  5. Twists.
  6. French Braid.
  7. Conclusion.

How can I curl my hair overnight without anything?

Here are a few options:

  1. Braid your hair into two braids for waves, or four braids for curls. For tighter curls, braid the last half of the braid around a ribbon.
  2. Make a bun on either side of your head, for light waves.
  3. Make a ponytail at the top of your head. Place an elastic band around it, then a hair donut.

How long do hair curls last?

Seriously, try these and you’ll be amazed that with just a few touchups here and there, your curls will last for three to five days!

How do you curl your hair DIY?


  1. Wash your hair and condition it.
  2. Once your hair is about 80% dry, gather a 1-2 inch section of your hair (the smaller the section, the tighter your curls will be) and start twisting until it resembles a rope.
  3. Twist this section tightly around itself to form a small twisted bun.
  4. Secure it with a bobby pin.

How do you curl short wet hair overnight?

What you do is: take small sections of (damp) hair, wrap them loosely around your finger, and then use a pin to secure it to your head. Then wrap a scarf around your head to make sure they won’t come undone and leave them overnight. In the morning, take the pins out and enjoy your curls.

Do you need a straightener to curl hair?

Not all curls are created equal. There’s a particular technique to about every type of curly look you can imagine—and a plethora of tools to go along with them. But if there’s one iron to have in your arsenal, it’s a good old-fashioned straightener —because it’s not just for keeping hair straight.

How to make loose curls with an iron?

We will show you how to create loose curls by wrapping the hair around the barrel of the iron and then changing directions. Tight curls by wrapping the hair around the barrel in a flat motion or twisting the hair before wrapping it around the barrel.

How to do bouncy curls with a straightener?

Bouncy curls are all about lift and volume. Kim suggests working Ouai Volume Spray ($26) into the hair before blowdrying and following with Christophe Robin Daily Leave-in Hair Cream with Sandalwood ($43). Starting about one inch away from the root, hold the iron vertically and slightly tilted away from the face and press down.

What’s the best way to curl your hair?

Take a piece of hair and hold the straightener at a diagonal angle in the hair. Rotate the straightener 180 degrees whilst running down the length of the hair and then rotate again, running the straighteners down to the end of your hair. Lightly pull the end of the curl down to get a looser finish.