How to Use Hair Rollers to Get Some Serious Volume

Roll your way toward the volume.

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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 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?

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.

Step 1

How to use hair rollers.

Use TRESemmé Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Spray to protect your hair from the heat. If you want even more volume and hold in your style, spritz TRESemmé Pro Pure Volume Invisible Styler too.

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, ends to roots. Use a clip to secure your hair, place it in the under seam.


How to Use Hair Rollers
Step 2

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 Styling Maxximum Finishing Mist.

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Step 3

Finish the look.

How to Use Hair Rollers

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 such an easily style to do.

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