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How to curl short hair with a straightener
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How to curl short hair with straighteners

Achieve all-out glamour in your petite locks when you learn how to curl short hair with straighteners.

For girls with cropped locks, learning how to curl short hair will open up a whole new styling dimension. Anything from tight twists to loose flowing waves will transform your look and can be achieved with your ghd styler.

When learning how to curl short hair with straighteners, let ghd be your styling guru. To keep your look locked in, spritzing ghd curl hold spray on dry hair is the perfect way to prep. Curling short hair with a straightener is effortless with the ghd platinum+ black styler – giving you curvaceous curls in one stroke, this tool offers limitless ways to style short hair.

Shake up your styling game with ripples, waves and curls. Get lopped lock perfection with the essential ghd guide on how to curl short hair with straighteners.

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STEP-BY-STEPS

How to curl short hair with a straightener

HERE’S HOW TO CURL SHORT HAIR WITH A STRAIGHTENER

1. Prep hair with product

2. Section hair

3. Begin curling

4. Take next section, repeat step
but alternate direction of curl

5. Repeat steps three and four on all hair

6. Unclip top section and repeat curling

7. At front, rotate styler out and glide

8. Work through curls with detangling comb

9. Spray hairspray on hands and tease

step one: Prep hair with ghd curl hold spray

step one: Prep hair with product

To help create long-lasting curls and keep your locks protected against the heat of styling, prepare hair with ghd curl hold spray. Spritz the product throughout dry locks before styling.

step two: Section hair top to bottom

step two: Section hair

Section the bottom half of the hair and secure the top half out of the way with a hair clip.

step three: Place styler at root, rotate half a turn and glide away from face

step three: Begin curling

Place the ghd platinum® styler at the root and rotate half a turn away from the face and glide to the ends.

step four: Take next section, repeat step but alternate direction of curl

step four: Take next section, repeat step but alternate direction of curl

Pick out the next section of hair and repeat the technique, alternating the direction of the rotation for a textured look.

step five: Repeat steps 3 and 4 on all hair

step five: Repeat steps three and four on all hair

Continue this technique, alternating the rotation, until all hair from the bottom section has been curled.

step six: Unclip top section and repeat curling

step six: Unclip top section and repeat curling

Release the top section and continue the curling technique, alternating the rotation of the styler throughout the hair.

step seven: At front, rotate styler out and glide

step seven: At front, rotate styler out and glide

On the front pieces of hair, twist the styler away from the face to kick the curls away from the eyes and open up the style. Glide the styler to the ends of the hair.

step eight: Work through curls with detangling comb

step eight: Work through curls with detangling comb

Comb through your hair with a ghd detangling comb for a natural look, loosening the curls.

step nine: Spray hairspray on hands and tease

step nine: Spray hairspray on hands and tease

Once all the hair has been combed, spray ghd final fix hairspray onto your hands and tease your look for a wider, textured finish.

Create twists and twirls in your chopped looks and learn how to curl short hair with straighteners with this guide. This look will add voluminous texture and elevate your style with ease.

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