How to curl short hair with a flat iron
When it comes to your next hairstyle, don’t let length dictate your choices. For girls with cropped lengths, ghd has got you covered with easy hairstyles for short hair to do at home that will steal the show. In this curly hair tutorial we're covering an essential look: how to curl short hair with a flat iron for a beautiful, textured style.
For short curly hairstyles, let ghd be your styling guru. To keep your look locked in, spritzing ghd curl hold spray on your hair is the perfect prep. Curling short hair with a flat iron is effortless with the ghd platinum+ styler – giving you curvaceous curls in one stroke, this styler is the tool for limitless short hair styling.
Make ripples, waves and curls another string of your short hairstyle bow. Get lopped lock perfection with the essential ghd guide on how to curl short hair with a flat iron.
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Here’s how to curl short hair with a flat iron
1. Prep hair with curl hold spray
2. Section hair top to bottom
3. Place styler at root, rotate half a turn
and glide away from face
4. Take next section, repeat step
but alternate direction of curl
5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 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
To give you long-lasting curls and keep your locks protected against the heat of styling, prepare the hair with ghd curl hold spray.
step two: Section hair top to bottom
Section the bottom half of the hair and secure the top with a bobby pin.
step four: Take next section, repeat step but alternate direction of curl
Pick out another 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
Continue this technique, alternating the rotation, until all visible hair from the top has been curled.
TIP: By doing the visible hair and not sectioning underneath, you will add curl without losing too much of the length.
step six: Unclip top section and repeat curling
Release the top section and continue the curling technique, alternating the rotation of the styler.
step seven: At front, rotate styler out and glide
On the front pieces of hair, rotate the styler away from the face to kick the curls away from the eyes and open up the style.
step eight: Work through curls with detangling comb
Comb through with a ghd detangling comb for a natural look.
step nine: Spray hairspray on hands and tease
Once all the hair has been combed, spray hairspray onto your hands and tease for a wider, textured finish.