How to Use Hair Rollers on Long Hair

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There comes a phase in our lives when we would love to experiment with and try new hairstyles and looks and don’t want to look the same every single day. For straight-haired girls, achieving waves and curls is one of the trendiest ways to get a new hairstyle. This is why we have chosen to show you how to curl your hair using one of the most-used styling tools—hair rollers! Check out how you can use this to curl your hair without using a lot of heat!

How to use hair rollers


Wash your hair

It is always easier to style hair when it is clean. So, before anything else, always start your routine with washing your hair. Got a greasy scalp? We recommend using Love Beauty and Planet Radical Refresher Shampoo and Love Beauty and Planet Radical Refresher Conditioner. Then, let your hair dry.


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Start curling

Gather a small section of your hair at the top of your head, just right above the forehead. Stretch this out and put a hair roller on the tips, rolling it toward your face until it touches your head. Secure in place with a styling clip or bobby pins. 


Asian woman putting hair rollers on her long hair


Now that you’re done with the middle part, it’s time to curl the sides of your hair. Take small sections at a time and wrap each section around a hair roller. Repeat until all sections of your hair have been rolled.

Asian woman putting hair rollers on her long hair

Blow dry

Set the curls by blow-drying your hair for a few minutes.


Asian woman blow drying her long hair in hair rollers

Remove hair rollers

Start removing the hair rollers at the back side of your hair, followed by the sides, and then the top. Fluff up your hair by running your fingers through the curls gently to make sure the curls stay curly.


Asian woman removing hair rollers from her long hair


Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray on your hair to make your curls last, and you’re done! Now that you know how to use hair rollers on your long hair, you can experiment with different curly hairstyles.

Asian woman with long curly hair

Curly and Wavy Hairstyles to Try

Hair rollers are so useful that they should be a part of your must-have styling tools. And when you have them, you can achieve these hairstyles any time.

1. Soft and Loose Waves

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Light wavy hair is easy to achieve with hair rollers. Credit: Shutterstock

The beauty of this hairstyle is that you don’t need to let the hair rollers on your hair for a long time since you only want gentle waves. It is a good way to switch from straight hair to a wavy ‘do on a casual day.

2. Curly and Messy Ponytail

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Rock a messy ponytail when you’re in a playful mood. Credit: Shutterstock

Your nice curls and waves will definitely look good in a messy ponytail. Imagine them bouncing with your every move. Complement it with some hoop earrings and you are ready to slay!

Editor’s tip: To keep the messy look, you can put some VO5 Big Volume Mousse on your hair. It adds body without giving you a greasy feeling.

3. Romantic Waves

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Headed to a fancy restaurant? Go for sexy, romantic waves. Credit: Hariono Halim

Because you know how to use hair rollers, you can create sexy, romantic waves for that gentle look. This hairstyle is perfect for romantic dates or evening soirees. how to use hair rollers!

4. Short and Wavy Hair

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Short hair can also be made wavy with hair rollers. Credit: Shutterstock

You can also use hair rollers on short hair. Just use smaller ones to create a wavy bob. You’ll definitely look gorgeous with this hairstyle that’s perfect for any occasion.

5. Glam Waves with a Hat

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Hats are a good addition when your hair is down. Credit: Shutterstock

This is one hairstyle you should go for especially this summer. Wearing a hat doesn’t just jazz up your curls but also protects your hair.

Curling long hair doesn’t need to be complicated. Just use the right tools, like your trusty hair rollers, and styling products and you’ll get gorgeous curls in no time.