10.10.2013

How To: My Quick & Easy Everyday Curls (Video)

When I posted this pic on Instagram, I had a nice response from y'all about my hair. Today, I'm sharing with you how I do it. It takes me about 10 minutes and is easy. Enjoy my Quick & Easy Everyday Curls!



T O O L S:
  • heat protectant
  • 1.5 in curling iron (orig. shared here)
  • brush
  • clips (optional)
  • hair spray (optional)

M E T H O D:
  • Brush hair, spray hair with heat protectant and allow to dry before applying any heat.
  • I divide my hair in half, and start from the back, curling half inch to about one inch sections. You can use clips and section hair traditionally, but this is how I do it in a hurry.
  • With the clamp facing up, I slide the curling iron down the section of hair.


  • And then I slide it to the ends, but I leave a little bit of a "tail" out. 
  • This will help prevent creasing/curling iron marks once I curl the section.


  • I'll begin to roll it up, leaving the tail out.

  • I'll roll it up to the roots, and once all of the hair is in place, I'll hold 10 seconds. 
  • If you have fine hair, do 5 or so. 
  • In the video below, I hold it for about 5 seconds for most sections (I had about 10 minutes to film).

  • To get that end curled, I'll gently release the curling iron clamp, slide down a little further down the tail, and then roll up, holding for a few seconds, and then repeating the process. This will be better explained/viewed in the video.
  • Repeat this for each section. I sort of twist it to form the style seen in the pics. Set with hair spray if desired--dry, frizzy hair might want to skip the spray.
  • Note: all of the curls will be going in the same direction. I would suggest changing the direction so that all of the curls curl away from your face, but I was in a hurry! :)
  • And now for a video tutorial of this hair style, with captions before each step. 

If you can't view the video, click here.


PS: Giveaways for YOU!


screen shot from video, aka 8 minutes later!

36 comments:

  1. I am so doing this! You have lovely hair!

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  2. Lovely tuto ^^
    I love curl :)

    Kisses
    http://www.mademoisellemode.com/

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  3. I love that is super quick yet looks like you spent an hour on your hair, looks gorgeous.

    Meg | Meghansilva.blogspot.com

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  4. Gorgeous result, so pretty face you have!
    Xxx

    Carolina

    www.the-world-c.blogspot.com

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  5. Great tutorial, and your hair is gorgeous! Hugs, T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

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  6. You make it look so easy. I really have to give this a try! :)

    Http://www.stylemecurvy.blogspot.com

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  7. Why are you not in a hair commercial, Elle? Seriously...want ur hair!

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  8. You have the prettiest hair! Thanks for showing us how it's done!

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  9. Your hair ALWAYS looks fab - digging this tutorial!! :)

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  10. I do my hair this way too - its so quick and easy!

    katespitz.blogspot.com

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  11. Your hair looks so gorgeous curled! Curls from a curling iron never last in my thin hair.

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  12. Just 10 mins for curls like that is fabulous ;) This would be perfect for any special occasion!
    www.speakstyleandrock.com

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  13. Great hair tutorial, girl! Your hair looks flawless! And you look absolutely adorable in the video :)
    xo TJ

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  14. Thanks for the tutorial Elle! I do love your curls and it looks so easy!


    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  15. Looks so easy! Thanks for sharing.

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  16. I love this style! Thanks for sharing a how-to!

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  17. Such a sweet and simple hairstyle that looks great on you!!

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  18. Lovely, lovely. Your hair always looks gorgeous, Elle!

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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  19. My favorite kind of curls! Loose, wavy, sexy, romantic, awesome!

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  20. You look beautiful Elle, I hope I can do nearly half as a good job as you did! Thanks for lending me your view.. Have a great Friday hun!

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  21. Hey thanks for posting this, I totally need a tutorial on how to curl my hair.

    Ali of Dressing Ken

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  22. You look gorgeous! My hair is naturally wavy/curly I wish it would look like this lol!

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  23. So pretty, Elle! If I didn't have to straighten my hair and THEN curl it, I would totally do this. :)

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  24. Lot of kisses hun!

    Carolina

    www.the-world-c.blogspot.com

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  25. So purdy! Thanks for the tutorial!

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  26. See, it's that last part that always get me--the gentle release. But you did a great job curling your hair in 10 minutes!

    www.ohtobeamuse.com

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  27. You hair looks great!

    I can't use curling irons though!

    I have to curl my hair with a flat iron isn't that weird?

    If I use a curling iron I also get marks nomatter what!

    I guess that's why I'm a makeup artist and not a hairstylist haha.

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  28. have a nice weekend ^^

    Kisses
    http://www.mademoisellemode.com/

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  29. Your hair looks so pretty! It's long & healthy. :-)

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  30. I tagged you in a beauty tag. Check out my blog for the questions :D
    Maddy xxx

    www.crystaltipsrandomblog.blogspot.com

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  31. Looks very nice and easy, so I might try when my hair grow a bit longer than it currently is.

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  32. You make it look so easy, my hair is so long and it always take so long to curl my hair. But maybe I'll try this, great tutorial! :)

    Nina
    http://curvymod.blogspot.com/

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