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    I never thought I'd be posting this, seeing as I have naturally very curly hair, but here goes!

    My hair used to be really uncontrollable until I got an expensive cut and started straightening it regularly. I only straighten it about twice a week, but since I've been doing it my hair has kind of become straight all the time, even after I've washed it. I don't know why, I guess it just holds a style very well. The only curly-ish bit is the bit at the top where the hair is newly grown.

    This suits me fine, because I love my new straight hair most of the time, and back when it was curly it would never curl the way I wanted it to anyway. But I would like to have curly hair sometimes, preferably without using any heat appliances, as I straighten my hair enough as it is and don't really want to damage it too much!

    Has anyone ever used those bendy rollers? Like tubes made of foam, which you wrap your hair around and then roll them up? Are they any good? Do they work? Because if they do, it seems like a nice, gentle way of getting the curls you want.

    Any suggestions would be great! Thanks
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    I have Mary Kate and Ashley Curlers, sounds lame but there amazing honest!
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    You need to wash your hair at night, then partially dry it and tie it up with rag rollers. You won't get much sleep but you'll get gorgeous hair
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    Rags work best - they give ringlets but are lots of work.

    Heated rollers, kiss curler things and those velcro ones for blow drying just dont work on my hair cause it's not fine enough to hold onto the shape.

    So I don't suggest anything like that.

    You want old fashioned french plaits with wet hair before bedtime (gives lovely waves ) or rags which you tie onto sections of your hair and roll up but it's a lot of work. I'd just go with french plaiting with wet hair at bedtime cause you wake up and it's beautiful.

    I always use my hairstraightners to make my hair curly now but you didn't want to use heated appliances (but |I thought I'd tell you anyway)
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    (Original post by blissy)
    Rags work best - they give ringlets but are lots of work.
    yeah i used rags when i had to irish dance in a competition, gives you lovely tight ringlets xoxo
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    I've never tried rags....how do you do it exactly?

    Plaits are difficult for me because I have lots of layers so bits always end up sticking out!
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    (Original post by susiemakemeblue)
    I've never tried rags....how do you do it exactly?

    Plaits are difficult for me because I have lots of layers so bits always end up sticking out!
    you have to twist your hair into them (twist your hair and wraps them up in the rags and tie the rag together..... as far as i can remember) quite hard to do get someone to help you...you can use tights or just rags from old t-shirts or whatever xoxo
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    I just use tongs which are really good for making ringlets! Or you could do the old traditional way of plaiting them before you do to sleep, ending up with lovely wavy curls in the morning
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    (Original post by Honey_Lamb)
    I just use tongs which are really good for making ringlets! Or you could do the old traditional way of plaiting them before you do to sleep, ending up with lovely wavy curls in the morning
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    i've got curling tongs for ringlets which i use when i can be bothered because it takes quite a while! otherwise, i just scrunch some mousse in when it's wet, and it stays in loose curls
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    Yes I've used the rollers. Depending on the size you can get a nice glamourous big curl or cute little ringlets. You will need to use some hair spray to keep them in place though. Another easy method if your hair has a natural wave is to let it dry naturally. See if that brings some curls back. Use a bit of shine product to make them look nice (Charles Worthington is good). Alternatively if you want your hair more curly, put your hair up in a big messy bun after you've washed it and leave it to dry like that. Depending on the length of your hair, you could do several smaller buns if your hair is shorter. For a wave rather than curls, put your hair into about 16 plaits after you've washed it and leave to dry overnight, but for goodness' sake don't do them too tight, or you'll look like you've been electrocuted. My final method is to use either mousse or scrunch spray for that wet kind of look. If you blow dry as you scrunch, it'll look more messy.
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    I love the wavy look after my hair's been in plaits, but I can't brush my hair or the curl comes out completely and ends up a frizzy mess. >.<
 
 
 
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