How to Curl Hair With Hot Rollers


Curls are pretty, fun and a little sassy. They're easy to achieve and are sure to win you a slew of compliments. If you've never curled your hair yourself before, this eHow will guide you how to do it successfully.

Moderately Easy


Things You'll Need

  • 20 To 30 Hot Rollers And Pins
  • Combs
  • Hairbrush
  • Blow Dryers
  • Hair Clips
  • Hair Spray
  • Volumizing Hair Mousses
  1. Application

    • 1

      Plug in hot rollers and wait for it to heat up.

    • 2

      Blow-dry clean hair straight. (See "How to Blow-Dry Hair Straight," under Related eHows.)

    • 3

      Apply volumizing mousse or styling cream from roots to ends.

    • 4

      Separate hair into three sections and clip two sections up.

    • 5

      Use a comb to select a 2-inch section from the top of the unclipped hair. Comb it a few times to release any knots or tangles. Spray the section with a soft-hold hair spray.

    • 6

      Select a hot roller and fitting pin.

    • 7

      Place the roller 1 1/2 inches above the end of the separated section, and wrap the bottom of the strand around the roller.

    • 8

      Roll upward toward the scalp so that the entire section of hair is wrapped around the roller.

    • 9

      Secure the roller with a pin. Repeat until your entire head is in curlers.


    • 10

      Let the rollers set for 10 to 20 minutes.

    • 11

      Remove the rollers by removing the pins or fasteners and gently letting each curl unravel. Repeat until all the curlers have been removed.

    • 12

      Flip your hair over and gently run your fingers through your hair.

    • 13

      Style as desired.

    • 14

      Spray with extra-hold hair spray to prolong the life of your curls.

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