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Preparing Your Hair
Before you start curling your hair, it is important to make sure your hair is properly prepped. Start by washing your hair with a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner. This will help to keep your hair hydrated and healthy. After washing, use a leave-in conditioner to help protect your hair from heat damage. Once your hair is dry, use a heat protectant spray to further protect your hair from the heat of the curling iron.
Choosing the Right Curling Iron
When it comes to curling short hair, it is important to choose the right curling iron. Look for a curling iron with a smaller barrel size, such as a 1-inch or 1.5-inch barrel. This will help to create tighter curls and help to prevent your hair from becoming too frizzy.
Creating the Curls
Once you have chosen the right curling iron, it is time to start curling your hair. Start by sectioning off your hair into small sections. Take one section of hair and wrap it around the barrel of the curling iron. Hold the curling iron in place for a few seconds before releasing the curl. Continue this process until all of your hair is curled.
Once you have finished curling your hair, it is important to add a few finishing touches. Use a light hairspray to help keep your curls in place. You can also use a light oil or serum to help keep your hair hydrated and to help reduce frizz. Finally, use your fingers to gently comb through your curls to help create a more natural look.