How to curl short hair

Bring a fresh new style to your short cut and mix up your routine with bouncing curls.

Whether you’ve just gone for the short chop, or you’ve been rocking the look for years, delve into a world of gorgeous styling for short hair. Take your cropped locks to the next level with eye-catching curls that are sure to make a statement. With this guide to curling short hair you can say goodbye to the norm, and hello to flawless, bouncing styles.

Packed with attitude, glamor and plenty of drama, this look can put a little extra bounce in your step, as well as your hair. Add some twists and twirls to your tresses and find out how to curl short hair.

How to Curl Short Hair with Straighteners

How to curl short hair with straighteners:


Getting curly short hairstyles is effortless with your straightener. Don’t think this is a stylist-only skill – with the right tools at your disposal, curling short hair with a straightener will become a staple of your styling routine.

Just like on longer locks, you need to nail your prep to craft perfect curls. For a long-lasting look, give your cropped locks a serious spray of ghd curl hold spray, designed to keep curls locked in protect your hair from any heat-related damage. For curling short hair with a straightener, the ghd platinum® styler needs to be your tool of choice – curvaceous curls are just one stroke away.

How to Curl Short Hair with a Curling Wand

How to curl short hair with a curling wand:


Bring a 21st-century edge to your lopped locks by curling your short hair with a wand. A must-have for all styling kits, a curling wand can help your create everything from ringlet curls to boho waves from the comfort of your own home.

This method is much more like curling as you’d imagine it – either twist wrapping or flat wrapping your lengths around the barrel and holding in place for 5-8 seconds. Perfect for curling short hair, the ghd curve® creative curl wand gives limitless styling thanks to the tapered barrel. Don’t forget your prep – the ghd curl hold spray is the product best for the job.


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