Hair Care: How To Use a Curling Iron Like a Pro
Follow these 9 expert hair care tips so you can achieve perfect curls every time you style
Curling tip 1: Choose the right sizeAll curling irons were not created equal, so if you want to keep your hair healthy and achieve the look you're after, you need to know what to look for in an iron. Here is a basic rundown:
First, size them up. The barrel size you choose should be based on the look you want to achieve. If you want to create loose curls or "beachy" waves, pick an iron that is one to two inches in diameter. If you want smaller, tighter ringlets, got for a .75 to one-inch thick iron, says Moticka.
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