Step-By-Step Guide: How To Create Heatless Curls For Short Hair

Written by Sanya HamdaniSep 16, 2023
Step-by-step guide: How to create heatless curls for short hair

Getting a dramatic chop can feel quite great for the first few days, especially for those who don’t have the time or patience to manage long hair. But as the days pass by, you realise you can’t do much with the hair length you have settled for.

If you are someone who is struggling to style their short hair, worry not. We have a hack up our sleeve that will help you achieve effortless curls on your short mane, minus the heat.


You will need:

no heat waves for short hair

- Paper bag strips - Spray bottle of water

no heat waves for short hair

Step 01: Damp your hair using the spray water bottle or do this on freshly washed hair

Step 02: Remove all tangles using a wide-tooth comb or hairbrush

Step 03: Take paper bag strips and grab a small section of hair

Step 04: Cover the section of hair in a V-shape and roll it upwards till you reach the top of the head and tie a knot using the strip to secure the curl

Step 05: Repeat the above step all over your hair by grabbing small sections. Leave it on for a few hours or overnight

Step 06: Remove the paper bag knots and get beautiful curls in the morning!

Sanya Hamdani

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Sanya Hamdani is a skincare enthusiast and lipstick hoarder, she truly believes no two red lipsticks look exactly alike. With a Master's degree in Communication & Journalism and 5+ years of digital writing experience up her sleeve, Sanya has some of the biggest beauty experts in the country on her speed dial. When she's not swatching products or writing about the latest trends in beauty, you will find her watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S. or cooking up a storm in the kitchen.


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