Curls have always held our imagination captive. They are beautiful, bouncy and full of life. But when it comes to achieving the look, getting down to it is quite a task. We get it—the curling iron can be an intimidating tool.
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But that doesn’t mean you need to stay afar from it. When used right, the curling iron can be your answer to gorgeous, voluminous curls. If you’re wondering how to curl your hair at home like the pros, all you need to do is follow this simple tutorial.

Before you begin

Before you learn to curl your hair with curling iron, make sure that your hair is full and voluminous. For this, we suggest using the TRESemmé Beauty-Full Volume Reverse System Shampoo and Conditioner. With its Volume Lockers, you can be sure that your tresses will soon be full of life.

Prepare for the curling process by heating the curling iron to 320 degrees for fine hair and 430 degrees for thick hair. While it is getting heated, brush your hair to make sure there are no tangles.

Step 1

Separate your hair into sections with clips. Divide your crown area into a single section and the bottom layer of your hair into four sections which are about 2–3 inches in width.

Step 2

Pin your sections of hair upwards, removing each one when it is being curled.

Step 3

Begin wrapping your section of hair around the barrel of the curling iron. Using your fingers, hold the edge of the section of your hair close to the barrel. Alternate the curling direction—clockwise and counterclockwise for the curling to be effective. Proceed to curl each section in the same manner until all your hair has been curled.

Step 4

Once your hair is completely curled, use your fingers to scrunch your locks together as this will loosen them to give them a more natural finish.

Go on and flaunt your beautifully curled hair!