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Hold those curls in? Poker straight fine long hair - will I ever get the curls to hold all day? Help

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Chicinwellies Thu 07-May-15 07:14:19

I wondered if anyone can recommend products that will genuinely hold the curls in all day. I use straightners for the curl, and also have a lovely 32mm wand. Beyond that, the curls are gone by lunch confused

Autumn2014 Thu 07-May-15 09:30:06

Me too! sad

tomanyanimals Thu 07-May-15 11:54:26

You could try a gentle perm so it's not a very tight curling that makes sense depends if you want a curl all the time really not sure other than that sorry

LettuceLaughton Thu 07-May-15 11:56:55

It sounds like my hair. Curls are not what it wants and it's very clear about that indeed. I had a perm in the 80's, it almost held for 24 hours...

Give it up smile

QueenBean Thu 07-May-15 12:03:26

Really bad for your hair, but spray hairspray on before using the highest heat possible (ie corioliss or similar)

Also don't curl it from the top - the weight of your hair will cause it to drop out. Start the curl from bottom third of your hair - will give the hair a lovely blow dried / princess Kate look

squoosh Thu 07-May-15 12:19:26

I accepted a long, long time ago that my hair is curl phobic.

Allie82 Fri 08-May-15 21:24:20

Lightly spray each section with hairspray before you curl it

HermioneWeasley Fri 08-May-15 21:27:03

I use salt spray and mousse on mine baby fine hair before it dries and then curl with straightening irons. Works for me, even survived Florida humidity

flossy101 Sat 09-May-15 09:16:48

I use moose after washing, I find it gives my hair extra texture and "grit" to hold the curls.

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