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  1. June 5, 2013
    Kelly says

    Thanks so much for posting this! I have naturally curly hair, so I’ve never used a curling iron before. Sometimes I wish I could ‘reshape’ parts of my messy look, and I think I’ll definitely try this out the next time I need to fix my hair!

  2. June 5, 2013

    Thanks for the tips ! My hair is so hard to curl but I’m going to try your tips next time. Your hair is gorgeous !

  3. June 5, 2013
    Alyssa says

    So pretty! My strategy is pretty similar to yours, except I use a clipless curing iron. Also, your shirt is adorable!

  4. June 5, 2013
    Mel Stevens says

    awesome awesome awesome! I’m gonna go grab my karmin g3 clipless!!! thanx a lot

  5. June 6, 2013
    vivien says

    Thanks for the awesome tutorial! I’m trying this with my Karmin clipless, it’s professional.

  6. June 7, 2013

    Thanks so much for this article! I’ve been wanting to get a curling iron for some time but have been a bit unsure about what to do! So this is definitely a big help :)

  7. June 7, 2013
    Bethany Simpkins says

    Where did you get your shirt? I must have one!

  8. June 7, 2013
    Monique says

    thank u for the tips, very nice, I will try that with my karmin g3 clipless, it’s very similar to a wand and makes awsm curls . :)

  9. June 7, 2013
    Lianna says

    this is great! I always get frustrated and give up. I bought hot rollers but i don’t like the curl as much lol

    <3 Lianna J @ Salem Style Crochet

  10. June 10, 2013
    Gena says

    Love this hairstyle! So sweet!
    Blush and Blossoms

  11. June 11, 2013
    wow says

    Thanks for your good infomation~~~~^.^ helpful!

  12. July 27, 2013
    NYCE says

    i want to know how to use my curling iron., and now that i know, i can make my hair curly, thanks for the teps!

  13. September 9, 2013
    LAUREN says

    Great article! really appreciate the step by step pix too. What brand / model curling iron did you use?

  14. September 10, 2013
    Helen says

    Brilliant! Finally a tutorial I can make sense of! The pictures help especially! Thanks :)

  15. September 20, 2013
    Jen says

    So cute! I have the same length hair, and sooo excited to try this! I was really depressed today- and this actually cheered me up some. Hope my hair turns out as pretty as yours! Just got a new curling iron, same size too :)

  16. November 9, 2013
    vithi says

    i would like to know the curling kit, because i got one kit but the curls goes within 5 mins i would like to know the best kit to use and the brand of the hairspray

    1. July 28, 2017
      Allyson says

      Try Aussie or Tresemme. That’s what I use. It stays all day with those.

  17. November 9, 2013
    vithi says

    i would like to know the curling kit, because i got one kit but the curls goes within 5 mins i would like to know the best kit to use and the brand of the hairspray, pls send ur reply to my mail id

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  20. January 10, 2014
    Mila says

    Amazing tutorial, thanks for your effort to make these detailed pictures. Your curls look so natural!

  21. February 24, 2014

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  22. March 1, 2014
    Heather says

    Thank you so much, I’m a total curling iron handicap. I have not curled my hair since I was 15 and am now 37. Your tutorial was more helpful than watching you tube. I sat @the table with my iron not plugged in and practiced and now it totally makes sense. May I ask you why my ends came out looking weird what did I do wrong.

  23. May 2, 2014
    David says

    Is there a website that makes it easy to follow blogs and podcasts? I don’t have an iPod, does that matter?.

  24. May 4, 2014

    What kind of hairspray do you use? I’ve seen many “before heat sprays” on the Internet. They are like protective against heat. I’m wondering if these are just a marketing fluke…

  25. May 16, 2014

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  26. May 17, 2014
    Marcy says

    Thanks for sharing these tips with such clear photographs. You have lovely hair.

  27. June 30, 2014
    Janice says

    Thank you so much for showing this! I always try curling my hair and it always ends up very messy because I don’t know what I’m doing. You’ve really helped me though! So happy I found your site, especially as I have summer ball this week. You’ve completely saved me as I have no money to get my hair done, so thank you! :)

  28. September 21, 2014
    SHINODA says

    Thanks for your tips. It’s very useful for me. I’m using curling wand but it’s not suitalbe for me. I’ll try use curling iron with your advice.

    P/S: I love your hair :) so nice!

  29. November 3, 2014
    Guru says

    Thank you for your review and I’m gonna go grab my karmin g3 clipless!!!

  30. December 13, 2014
    O says

    Great tutorial, thank you!

  31. January 4, 2015
    Rose says

    How do you avoid getting obnoxious crimps and bends in your hair from the clamp? Also, my hair is super hard to curl. If I want even a little curl I have to hold it around the iron for at least 45 seconds. Any advice?

    1. July 28, 2017
      Allyson says

      She probably wraps the hair away from the clip, rather than over it. And the time may have to do with the thickness of your hair. But don’t worry! Everyone’s hair is made differently.

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    Roya says

    Part of my hesitation with curling my hair is that the effort seems wasted as soon as I shower, which is usually daily especially if I’m working out. How often do you curl your hair/is it worth the effort if you’re just going to shower later? This also works the reverse way, ie, if I’ve curled my hair, I won’t go work out :-/

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    ana says

    Thank you so much! I’m definitely going to try this out. I have thick “curly” hair I’ve always struggled with the curling iron, I have a curling wand but i have so much hair it gets really frustrating having to hold the hair and wand in place without getting burned.

  41. January 13, 2016
    Kaitlyn says

    Wow! I was curling my hair while following these tips and it actually worked! I never got curls before but after trying what you said? Well, I think it’s about time to go talk to my crush ;)

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  53. February 9, 2017
    Jo Beck says

    Please recommend a i” curling iron that’s easy to use and not easy to burn yourself on! So many confusion reviews out there.

  54. May 8, 2017

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  55. May 16, 2017
    Nicole Hall says

    I’m so glad you wrote this!!! I’ve been trying to learn how to “curl hair” but what i really meant was to learn how to use the curling iron.

  56. October 17, 2017

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  57. October 26, 2017
    Trang says

    Finally, the best curling hair tutorial on the internet belongs to you. I’ve read and watched hundreds of tutorials, but there’s always something missing, such as how to hold to curling iron, where to clip hair etc.
    For me, a written tutorial is the best, as I can’t visualize how to really maneuver the iron just by looking at a video.
    Thank you so much.

  58. October 29, 2017
    Lorrie Headrick says

    Thank you! I have curly hair but my daughter has stick straight. I needed the basics and you provided like a pro! Thanks girl…

  59. November 7, 2017

    I never ever leave blog comments, but I just had to say THANK YOU! I have very fine, very straight hair that always slips out of my hands when I try to use my curling iron as a wand. I didn’t like using the clamp because I couldn’t figure out how to work it without making a huge crease in my hair. I followed your method, and it made my hair curl so beautifully AND it didn’t take all morning! Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!

  60. March 31, 2018

    Hey nice tips you shared. If don’t have time for a lengthy blow dry, and you don’t want your hair to look unruly, a hair straightener is the best option to create truly flattering styles.

  61. April 8, 2018
    Zoe says

    So when you release the hair from the iron, should you unroll it first or will that mess it up?

  62. June 23, 2018

    Last night i bought curling iron from Amazon and i am new to use thanks your article help me how can we use


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