How to Style Corkscrew Curls

If it’s killer curls you’re searching for, look no further than the corkscrew. Begin your obsession with this ultra-popular hair trend using this fuss-free guide.

Throwback to the 80s with a set of super-hot corkscrew curls. Bold and beautiful, this gorgeous style is guaranteed to earn you plenty of attention, whether you’re working it in the office or on the dancefloor.

Once the staple style of a generation, corkscrew curl hairstyles are now being revived by fashion designers, A-listers and beauty bloggers alike. This vintage type of curl is taking the beauty world by storm, loved for its seriously cool look and ability to create the illusion of thicker locks.

Embrace the bounce and get to grips with this coveted classic hairstyle using our step-by-step guide.


step 1: Prep hair with curl hold spray

Spritz ghd curl hold spray all over your hair, working from the roots to the ends, then comb through with the ghd tail comb.

step 2: Take a half-inch section of hair

The smaller the piece of hair you curl, the tighter and more defined your corkscrew curls will be, so take a half-inch section of dry hair.

step 3: Wrap it tightly around a curling wand

Take your small section of hair and wrap it tightly around the ghd curve® creative curl wand, going as close to the root as you can and in the direction away from your face. Hold for 5-8 seconds to create coiled definition.

step 4: Repeat all over your hair

Continue to curl small sections of your hair, following steps 2 and 3 as you go, until all of your hair is completely styled in corkscrew fashion.

step 5: Gently run your fingers through your hair

Allow your curls to cool, then softly run your fingers throughout your hair for added volume.

step 6: Apply a smoothing serum

Fight the frizz with ghd smooth & finish serum. Work one pump through your corkscrew curls and enjoy the extra definition and shine.

step 7: Spritz curls with hairspray

Lock those curls into place by misting your hair with ghd final fix hairspray for a style that’ll last all day and night.

Playful and sassy, corkscrew curls are a girl’s best friend. Get onboard with this ultra-fun 80s beauty trend and welcome in a new era of curly hair cool.



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