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Has anyone had any success with a curling wand, for loose waves in shoulder length bobbed hair? I'm going for the kind of look that Caroline Flack has at the moment, I've tried straighteners which creates the right wave, but it just makes my hair go frizzy and very dry looking. The only way I can get my hair to go smooth and healthy looking is to blow dry it straight which does make it shiny and nice, but then I just have a boring straight bob. I want interesting waves!
It's fairly straight GothicRainbow - if I dry it with a diffuser and product it does have a slight wave, but just messy looking, not what I want to achieve really. I might try that McFox, thanks, although I don't think my hair is quite long enough really
It gives quite pronounced waves. When I take it down in the morning I just run my fingers through it, add a little coconut oil to smooth it, and it looks good. The waves tend to soften over the next hour and it looks natural.
I have thick, straight shoulder length hair. I tried the sock bun method and twisting etc overnight but never got the effect I wanted.
I've now mostly got it sussed..I just need to master the back. It's a bit of a faff though tbh and not for everyday wear!
I use a shit load of mousse, dry it until damp, use Babyliss thermo ceramic heated rollers until dry and then use the wand where needed. I then scruff it up a bit using my fingers and lots of hairspray!
I've had some success with using some foam curling donuts I got from the pound shop - with those, I use lots of mousse, leave them overnight and then use the wand in the morning.
i use andrew barton soft curls - 34mm barrell wand. loose kink free waves/curls. i have fine mid length hair. got mine from argos.... £27 i think. burnt myself a few times though.... but thats because im sometimes too lazy to put the little glove on! used it nearly every day since having my hair cut to shoulder length 6weeks ago.