How do you make loose curls?


Quick Answer

To get loose curls, comb the hair, dampen the bottom half with water, roll 2-inch sections halfway up to the head, tie them in place with cloth strips, leave the strips in overnight, and remove them in the morning. This overnight process requires cloth strips, a comb, water and hairspray.

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  1. Prepare the hair

    Comb the hair, and dampen the bottom half with water. Comb the water through the hair.

  2. Roll the hair

    Separate a 2-inch section of hair at the hairline, comb it, and roll the bottom half into a loose roll. Hold the roll in place with one hand, and pick up a fabric strip with the other. Stick the strip through the middle of the roll, and tie it around the hair so the roll stays in place. Repeat this process with the rest of the hair.

  3. Develop the curls

    Leave the rolls in place overnight.

  4. Remove the fabric strips

    The following morning, untie and remove the fabric strips. Start at the nape of the neck, and work up until all of the hair hangs loose. Set the strips aside.

  5. Apply hairspray

    Separate the curls with your fingers, but touch them as little as possible. Do not comb the hair. Mist the curls with a flexible-hold hairspray that contains silicone.

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