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

When it comes to your next hairstyle, don’t let length dictate your choice. For girls with cropped lengths, curling short hair is your ticket to adding a whole new dimension to your styling game. Nail how to curl short hair and become the leader of the trimmed tresses revolution.

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 straightener 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 straightener.

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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 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 hold spray

step one: Prep hair with ghd curl
hold spray

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

step two: Section hair top to bottom

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 for a wider, textured finish.

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