How to curl short hair with a wand or curling iron
Curling hair isn’t just for long locks. Rewrite the rulebook on trimmed tresses and jump headfirst into perfecting how to curl short hair with a wand. From sultry curls to boho waves, take your look to the next level by curling short hair and finding your new statement style.
Getting short curly hairstyles doesn’t have to cause hassle, just make sure you’ve got the right tools to hand. Achieve long-lasting curls by prepping your cropped hair with ghd curl hold spray. For limitless curled styling, the ghd curve® creative curl wand is the must-have tool – the tapered wand crafts fiercely flirtatious curls that’ll keep moving all day and night.
Add curls and waves to your short hairstyle repertoire with help from ghd. Follow this guide on how to curl short hair with a wand or curling iron for guaranteed head-turning styles.
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Here’s how to curl short hair with a wand or curling iron
1. Prep hair with curl hold spray
2. Section hair ear to ear
3. Split into 4
4. Put curling wand at top of a section
5. Twist wrap for 5-8 seconds
6. Repeat on next section of hair
7. Continue until all hair is curled
8. Curl front sections away from face
9. Shake curls out
10. Massage roots for volume
step one: Spray hair with curl hold product
Prep the hair with ghd curl hold spray – this will give you healthy, long-lasting curls.
step two: Section hair ear to ear
Take a section from ear to ear at the bottom of the head.
step three: Split into 4
Split this section into four – these will act as your points of curling.
step four: Place curling wand at top of a section
Place ghd curve® creative curl wand at the root of one of the sections above the hair.
step five: Twist wrap for 5-8 seconds
Twist wrap around the barrel, holding for 5-8 seconds.
step six: Repeat on next section of hair
On the next section of hair, place the wand below the section and twist wrap the hair around the barrel, holding for 5-8 seconds. Changing above and below the section will increase texture and a natural finish.
step seven: Continue until all hair is curled
Repeat this technique working up your head until all the hair has been curled.
step eight: Curl front sections away from face
Ensure that the front sections of hair have been curled away from the face.
step nine: Shake curls out
Spray shine spray on your hands and shake out the curls to keep the definition.
step 10: Massage roots for volume
To finish your curly hair look, massage the roots to create extra volume.