Learning how to use hair rollers is an essential part of any hair routine. After all, there is one surefire way to get more volume in your hair: adding in curls. You see, the straighter your hair is, the flatter it can appear. Add in some curls and you instantly have more volume! We’re particularly big fans of the bombshell curls that you can score from hair rollers.
Using rollers in your hair is great for volume because you have total control of the curl and how those curls are set. You can opt for large-size rollers for a wavy look or smaller rollers for a curlier effect. We know this technique can seem complicated and a little time-consuming, but once you get the hang of it, the final effect is worth it. With all this sudden free time at home, what better time to learn how to use hair rollers?
What are hair rollers?
Not quite sure what exactly this hair tool is? We’re breaking it down for you!
What are hair rollers?
Hair rollers are cylinder-shaped tools used to create voluminous curls in your hair. The rollers can be used on wet, dry, or damp hair and come in a variety of types. Your options range from heated to velcro to foam to flexi rods and even more! The rollers work by helping you set your curl once the hair is cooled. Plus, with such a big variety of options, you can easily choose whatever size curls you’d like.
Does the size of your hair rollers matter?
No, not at all. Depending on the size of curl you want will determine what size hair roller you use. If you want bigger voluminous curls, use large rollers, and if you want smaller curls, use a thinner roller.
What type of curlers should you use?
There is such wide variety of curlers you can use to achieve this style. Common types include, hot, sponge, and velcro rollers are just a few of the many types of hair rollers that are most popular. However, velcro rollers shouldn’t be used on very wet hair because it’ll take be extremely difficult to allow you hair to completely dry, which needs to be done in order to achieve successful curls with this type of roller.
Step-by-Step: How to Use Hair Rollers
Are you new to hair rollers? If you are, there’s no need to worry. We’re here to help you achieve those perfect voluminous curls you see all across your feed. Keep scrolling to learn how to easily use hair rollers.
How to use hair rollers.
Section off your fringe so that it is curled together and doesn’t get separated into different rollers and curl patterns. Blow-dry your fringe section with a thick roller brush. Time to learn how to use hair rollers. Take your first curler and roll your hair up and away from your face, ends to roots. Use a clip to secure your hair, place it in the under seam.
Roll strands of hair on each roller.
Continue rolling the entire top section. Clamp the bottom half into rollers. Leave your hair to set or use a blow dry hood to speed up the process. After a few minutes have passed with the blow-dryer, you can begin taking out the hair rollers. Loosen your curls with a few finger combs and then set your style with a spritz of Nexxus Weightless Style Ultra Light Hair Spray.
Finish the look.
Backcomb the top section of your hair to add more volume to your style. Your style is complete and you’ve now mastered how to use hair rollers. That’s all there is to learn how to use hair rollers! Remember, practice makes perfect, and you’ve got plenty of time to get the technique down now before anyone sees you debut the look in public.
Using hair rollers definitely takes practice, but once you have the process down it is such an easy style to do!