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How to Curl Your Hair with Velcro Rollers

How to Curl Your Hair with Velcro Rollers

A step-by-step guide on how to curl your hair at home

Soft, Romantic Curls That Last

Velcro rollers are a sometimes ignored styling item for an easy way to curl your hair. More importantly, it protects your hair from heat damage while producing soft, attractive waves and curls that linger for a long time. Making Velcro roller curls will take a bit more work, but the results are worth it.

For a night out or a special occasion where you need your style to last, Velcro roller curls are fantastic. You can get classic waves with enormous Marilyn Monroe volume or little, loopy ringlets depending on the size of rollers you use. Velcro rollers can help you achieve long-lasting volume if you have fine, thin, or uncooperative hair that simply won't hold a curl.


1. Gather Your Supplies

You will require the following curly hair products to get started:

Velcro rollers: The effect you seek will determine the size you need. Depending on the thickness and texture of your hair, little rollers will naturally produce small curls, while large rollers will naturally produce waves or large amounts of volume. Conair's Self-Grip Rollers are a cheap alternative; they come in a multipack with rollers in different sizes so you may explore.

Light holding or heat-setting hairspray: CHD Fix Hairspray is a good example of a hairspray designed for heat styling. It adds texture while not weighing your hair down.

Anti-frizz serum: Apply a product that will minimize frizz to your towel-dried hair. Try Hi Lift anti-frizz serum as one.

Lightweight mousse: A volumizing product like HD Lifestyle Volume Mousse gives your hair a strong hold without making it sticky or stiff.


Obviously, depending on the kind and texture of your hair, add or remove things. To find the one that works for you, you might have to experiment with a few at first. Frizz control and a little amount of hold without becoming stiff or sticky are the objectives. Instead of making your curls soft and loose, heavy gels and style chemicals might make them crunchy and stiff. The exact conditions for those rollers to become stuck in your hair can also be created by using too much sticky product.

2. Prep Your Hair

Initially, use freshly shampooed and condition hair. Apply a lightweight volumizing mousse or spray, an anti-frizz serum, or hair oil after towel-drying your hair.

Here's the crucial information: When your hair is just damp to the touch but not totally dry, let it air dry (or blow it dry) for around 90 percent of the time. When you put your hair into Velcro rollers, it shouldn't look wet; otherwise, it will take longer to finish your look, especially if you have long hair. Avoid using too much water when misting your ends if they become too dry.

Next, evenly mist a light-holding, flexible hairspray through your entire head of hair. Sweep through. You are now prepared to get going.



3. Section Your Hair

Three broad portions of hair should be separated. For some people, employing clips to keep them in place is beneficial. Pick a portion, then divide it into a few additional sections. The ideal number is determined by the thickness and length of your hair. They must be no thicker than your roller's diameter and no narrower than your roller. Thoroughly comb each piece, making sure the ends are perfectly smooth.

4. Roll It Up: 

 Now you're ready to roll. Here's how:

1 Put the roller at the bottom of the section, close to your scalp.

1 Put the roller behind your section if you want your curls to face backwards.

2 Orient your curls forwards by positioning the roller in front of your area.

3 Put the roller under your area if you want your curls to be guided under.

4 Place the roller above your area if you want the curl to flip out upward.

2 Slide the roller through your hair's mid-shaft and out the ends, smoothing the hair as you go.

3 Make sure the ends are smooth and in contact with the roller when you reach them.

4 Back to your scalp, gently roll your hair onto the roller.

5 No pins or clips are required; Velcro rollers hold themselves in place.


Repeat for all sections of hair.

5. Hurry Up and Wait:

Allow your hair to set. Depending on how thick your hair is and how wet it was when you started, you need wait for a specific amount of time. A minimum of an hour is recommended, but the longer the better. Rolling your hair is therefore the best option if you have an evening commitment and want to use the day to get other things done around the house while your hair sets.

If you don't have that much time, a hairdryer can hasten the drying process.

  • Only use low airspeed.
  • To avoid flyaways and frizz, make sure the air blows over your rollers in the same direction as your hair is rolled.
  • After using a hair dryer, let the rollers cool fully.



6. Remove Rollers and Style

Remove the rollers after your hair is completely dried. Here are some pointers:

Instead of unrolling them, gently draw them to the side while allowing the Velcro fibers to "brush" the part as the roller emerges. (This technique eliminates frizz and prevents you from straightening out your hair's curl.)

Simply roll the hair back up and wait for it to dry more if you discover a piece of it to be still damp.

Prioritize the rollers from the bottom of your hair and move up to the top.

Use cautious and slow down when using Velcro rollers because they can get caught in your hair. Take your time to avoid creating frizz.



7. Play With Your Hair

You're free to find your style now that you've taken off the Velcro rollers. You can finger-comb your hair to create gentler waves, or you can use a brush. To set your style as desired, use hairspray.



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