Find out why we heart headband curls and how to recreate this effortless technique…
Are you looking for runway-worthy curls that you can create at home? Tired of spending hours faffing in front of the mirror with an army of heated styling tools? Then you’re in luck, as headband curls may the answer to all your hair woes.
Not quite sure what headband curls are or how the use of a simple headband can help you create stunning curls? Fret not, as we have all the hair inspiration you will need, plus a handful of handy tips and tricks, just below…
Why headband curls need to be on your radar
You can create boho waves with little fuss
If you’re a lover of bohemian waves, but can never quite master that carefree, easy-breezy finish (that we all know actually entails a lot more work than it looks), then headband curls are the easiest way to achieve them.
The style helps emphasise naturally wavy hair
If you have naturally wavy hair, but want to add more of an emphasis to your curls, headband curls are set to be your new BFF! They’ll help amp up your natural texture and give you that beautiful beachy vibe all year around.
Also, if you want to create a defined curl pattern, we suggest creating more smaller sections in your hair and twisting each of the sections before threading through the headband.
Headband curls add tousled texture to limp hair
However, we say ditch those heated styling tools for headband curls and before you know it, you will have flawless-looking waves that will bring a new lease to your hair life.
Editor’s Tip: If you want to add soft waves, as opposed to medium to tight curls, you can do this in the morning before you start your makeup and just unwrap your hair just before leaving the house. Talk about multitasking!
How to create headband curls
Start with damp hair.
Add a headband.
As the hairband will stay on all night, make sure it’s not too loose. It needs to stay in place in order for the curls to form.
Repeat this looping process for each strand until all the hair is wrapped around the headband and the ends are tucked in.
Work front to back.
Catch some beauty sleep.
Then, catch 40 winks and let your curls form overnight.
Unravel and comb through.
Use your fingers to comb through the wave, this will give the hair a more relaxed finish.
Spray to secure.