I've always had long hair, but have had no clue how to curl it. Naturally my hair is thick and straight... with an awkward wave thrown into the mix if I air dry it. I've owned many curling irons, and even dabbled with the 'straight iron curl' which had pretty decent results.. but I finally have found the best way to curl my hair and wanted to share with you!
I discovered this on Youtube, which has become my go to for 'how-to' videos... yes, I'm sure I've discovered this about 4 years later than the rest of society.
I'd watched about 10 videos before stumbling across this one. And as trying as it was to get through this video with some of the babbling, its by far the easiest one to follow, and the results were amazing. I'm talking.. 2 fulls days of gorgeous hair.
* Always wash/dry your hair the night before. The oil in your hair will help save the curl.
* I used a heat spray that I got for $5 at CVS, and this Cristophe Shaping Spray ($9.99)
* The back to front method, along with which way to curl your hair with the curling iron were the big pointers that I'd been previously doing incorrectly
* Amount of time to do this varies.. since I have a ton of hair, it can take up to 40 minutes aka the entire duration of a baby Q nap.
Let me know if you try it out!! I highly recommend it.