How to Curl Hair Using Laverag Rollers: A Quick and Easy to Follow Guide

Skip heat styling tools and go for another way of curling hair using laverag hair rollers.

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How to curl hair: Asian woman with long curly hair wearing a pink top



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Having long straight hair means having tons of options for styling it. You can easily put it up in various bun hairstyles, turn your frontal hair into a crown braid, create two messy braids, or put it in a low bun. However you style your hair, you’ll surely be able to pull it off. But have you also tried curling your hair? It would be a nice look and a fresh breather from your usual straight hairstyle. You don’t need to worry about anything because you don’t need to get a perm to have curls nor do you have to use heat rollers or a curling wand to get the curly effect. This time, we will introduce you to something classic: the well-trusted Laverag rollers. Check out how to curl hair using this type now.

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Prep hair

Wash your hair with a shampoo that has hair fall-reducing properties. For this tutorial, we recommend using Dove Hair Fall Rescue Shampoo and Dove Hair Fall Rescue Conditioner to help reduce falling hair while keeping your hair nourished. 

Girl is holding a bottle of shampoo

Apply mousse

Then, apply a dollop of TONI&GUY Volume Plumping Mousse to help add volume to your hair. The mousse can also help smooth out frizz so you get beautifully defined curls.

how to curl hair: girl is pouring some hair mousse on her palm

Section your hair

Leave a thin section of your hair in the lower part loose and clip the rest using a claw clip.

how to curl hair: Girl is showing how she sections her hair.

Prepare your Laverag hair roller

Before knowing how to curl hair, you should first know how to use the tools. Pinch the end of your Laverag hair roller and insert the hook, pushing it all the way through.


how to curl hair: Girl is holding the laverag hair roller in preparation for styling

Insert a small section of hair into the hook

Get a small section of the loose hair and insert it into the hook. Make sure the hook faces upward. Then, pull the hair through the Laverag hair roller.

girl is showing how to curl her hair with a hair roller

Use long and short Laverag hair rollers

If your hair is long, one Laverag hair roller may not be enough, so you can use one long and one short on each section.

how to curl hair: girl is showing the long and short laverag hair rollers

Do it all over your hair

Repeat this process until all sections of your hair are covered in hair rollers.


Girl is putting the rollers on her hair.

Leave the hair rollers on

To get the best results, leave the hair rollers on for 25 to 30 minutes. Then, remove them.

Girl is smiling while her head is full of laverag rollers

Curl the sections

To emphasize the curls, curl the sections of hair by twisting them with your fingers.

#Hairhack: Finger-comb your curls to achieve beautiful, loose curls. 


Asian girl is finger-combing her hair


Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray to help your curls last long. 


how to curl hair: Girl is spraying hairspray on her hair

Hello, curls!

Now, your hair is curly. You can use laverag hair rollers when curling your hair for weddings, formal events, and even parties. You can evel jazz up your curls with elegant hair clips or hair accessories.

Girl is smiling with her curly hair

Curly Hairstyles for Long Hair

Now that you know how to curl your hair using laverag rollers, here are some curly hairstyles to try.

1. Curly Hair with a Hat

girl is wearing a hat on her long and black hair
Protect your mane from the sun and wear this hat as an accessory, too. Credit: Shutterstock

A hat is both a chic and practical hair accessory. It protects your hair from the sun while making your ‘do look hip.

2. Long and Wavy

model is leaning against a wall and looking at the camera with her long hair
Add slight waves to your long hair to keep it from looking flat. Credit: Shutterstock

Turn your long, straight hair into something fab. Go for slight waves to add a little volume and bounce.

3. Slight Waves with Side-swept Bangs

girl wearing a white dress is leaning against the wall with one hand on her hair
Go for side-swept bangs to give you a gentler look. Credit: Shutterstock

Frame your face with beautiful side-swept bangs for a dainty look. They also go well with slightly wavy hair.

4. Ponytail with Waves

how to curl hair: girl is facing sideways to show her twisted ponytail
Glam up your ponytail for special occasions by adding waves. Credit: Shutterstock

Ponytails are classic hairstyles. They are also easy to upgrade by adding twists and waves. If you’re using laverag hair rollers, curl your hair first before putting it up in a high ponytail.

You don’t have to bend over backwards just to get beautiful, curly hair. As long as you know at least one hair curling technique—like how to use laverag hair rollers—you can rock waves and curls any time.

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