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    Sep 30, 2018

    21 Amazing Things That'll Make Curling Your Hair So Much Easier

    Don't let curling your hair be a chore! With these products, you'll be curling your hair just for fun.

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    1. The Kiss Automatic Instawave Ceramic Curling Iron is perfect for those who struggle with conventional curling irons thanks to prongs that act as combs to smooth hair and create volume so you won't need a brush.

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    Promising review: "I am curling-challenged. I own a regular curling iron, and fail spectacularly using it. My curls with that iron are ugly, don't hold, it's just collecting dust. So I decided to give this a try and holy crap it's amazing. No effort at all. I did a trial run the night before to see how difficult it was and they came out beautifully!!" —Lisa

    Get it from Amazon for $47.27.

    2. Bumble and bumble Don't Blow It — add it to wet hair before styling for a little extra volume.

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    This product is formulated without parabens and phthalates, and is cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "I'm usually skeptical of creamy products because they weigh my hair down and make it look super greasy, but I love this one! It's light, gives my thick hair beachy body, and it smells amazing! I'll definitely buy this again!" —NellaNico

    Get it from Sephora $31.

    3. The Bed Head Curlipops Ceramic Styling Iron includes a heat protective glove so you won't burn your hand while creating frizz-free spiral curls with volume and shine.

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    Promising review: My hair never holds a curl and it does with this! I love it. I have long hair. It makes a little challenging to learn how to use at first, but I love it now that I figured it out! —eeeoxo

    Get it from Ulta for $29.99.

    4. Duckbill hair clips easily secure and release your curls after using a curing iron.

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    Promising review: "I couldn't do my hair without these. I use them for everything! From holding my hair up, to sectioning my hair for curling, and even twisting for when I sleep to help hold the curl pattern!" —Sarah

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $2.49 (available in two colors and three sizes).

    5. Drybar Southern Belle Volume Boosting Mousse creates a lively look with lasting body to help give your curls vivacity.

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    This product is formulated without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates!

    Promising review: "I was really skeptical of buying this product or anything from Drybar because it's linked to a salon and that I hadn't heard much about but I'm really glad I got this. This stuff is amazing! It adds so much volume and it doesn't dry out my hair at all. After blow drying it, I don't even have to put any more product on it to smooth it out or tame flyaways." —KL913

    Get it from Sephora for $26.

    Also, check out Got2b Fat-Tastic Thickening Mousse.

    6. Flexi rods made of lightweight foam that bends and adjusts to create flourishing curls without heat.

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    Promising review: "I have hair to my knees. These really worked to curl my hair and last all day. The best part Is no frying my hair with heat. They also did not break or get tangled in my hair." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 42 from Amazon for $13.99.

    7. Remington Ceramic Hot Rollers heat up quickly to give you show-stopping curls without using an iron.

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    Promising review: "I love these! It's very compact, so it's perfect for bringing along anywhere. They make super cute, long wasting curls/waves. I like the texture of the rollers because it is very easy to keep your hair in place when using them. The case has enough rollers for my entire head of extremely thin hair. Even if you have a thicker head of hair, I think the size and compact size of these rollers will make it worth your while. I haven't had any issues since the day I received this. A great buy!" —Brandi

    Get it from Amazon for $14.96.

    8. Ouai Volumizing Hair Spray helps boost, condition, and protect your curls with a powerful blast of polymers, which add ultimate volume.

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    This product is formulated without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates, and is cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "This volumizing spray is not like anything I’ve ever tried before. It left my hair feeling SOFT! There’s no weird matte residue and I’m still able to run my fingers through my hair. Love it!" —KaraSays

    Get it from Sephora for $26.

    9. The Babyliss Miracurl Steamtech Machine spins and curls each strand of your hair without a lot of effort.

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    Promising review: "I am not one to write reviews... but seriously, after I tried this product and was VERY skeptical about it in the first place, I had to come back and write a review. I have researched all brands of these curlers and watch way too many videos on the pros and cons! I have very long hair, down to the end of my back to be exact, and it is very thick and very hard to keep curl with a regular 1-inch curling iron. If I want my hair curled I have to use a wand, it would take me FOREVER, and I end up forgetting which direction the next one should be. So, I decided to try it and after one use I seriously am in love. This will change your life!" —Elizabeth pedersen

    Get it from Amazon for $139.95 (available in three styles).

    10. An anti-static vent brush — it's designed for faster drying and styling and will smoothly loosen your styled curls without the frizz.

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    Promising review: "This brush is not only great for blow drying and styling hair, but also works well for brushing out wet hair before blow drying." —NewsyGirl

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two colors).

    11. Moroccanoil Dry Shampoo — use it if you're in between washes, so your hair isn't too oily to hold your curls.

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    Promising review: "I have tried many, many dry shampoos over the years and this is my absolute favorite. Most of them smell awful. This smells amazing and doesn't leave my hair feeling funky like some of the other dry shampoos do." —M.Rose

    Get them from Amazon: light tones for $24 and dark tones for $21.98

    12. Night rollers comfortably make beautiful curly and body wave locks while you sleep.

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    Promising review: "I am so thrilled with how my hair turned out! This was my first experience with these overnight foam rollers and my hair turned out beautifully. I used larger chunks to avoid ringlets. My hair was tight curly this morning but I did not spray it and now it is a perfect and more relaxed curl!" —Hannah

    Get a pack of 30 from Amazon for $14.99.

    13. The Bed Head Wave Artist Deep Waver has deep barrels that can easily sculpt waves with a massive shine.

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    Promising review: "Love love love. This deserves 5 stars. I have super fine hair and nothing gives me wavy hair like this tool. And I've tried them all. So worth it." —Loralei24

    Get it from Amazon for $18.14 (available in two styles).

    14. Boldify Hair Thickening Spray with a lightweight formula you spray on damp hair to help boost it and give your curls a natural definition with an effortless finish.

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    This product is formulated without parabens, sulfates, or alcohol.

    Promising review: "This spray is awesome! It smells really nice, the mist is extremely fine, and the results are amazing. It volumizes just enough to look good and lasts all day. I have tried a few other sprays in the past and many of them leave me with the hard hairspray texture. This one keeps my hair soft while thickening at the same time. I will definitely repurchase this." —Hello Jane

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in two sizes).

    15. Biolage Volumebloom Shampoo helps plump fine hair while cleansing and create long-lasting volume before styling.

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    Promising review: "I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this shampoo! It foams up really well and smells so good. It adds tons of volume to my fine, limp hair. I have a short bob haircut, and this shampoo adds an awesome boost to my hair. I'll never use another shampoo." —utfran

    Get it from Amazon for $18 (available in two sizes).

    16. Foam rollers create tight curls with a classic bounce that never fades.

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    Promising review: "I have tried all the top rated rollers on Amazon and these are my favorite. I am terrible with hair and everything has to be very simple or I just don't use it. These rollers are easy to use, don't get trapped in my hair, and are comfortable enough to sleep in." —Chris Jones

    Get a pack of 48 from Amazon for $6.90.

    17. A thermal heat protector spray — it not only protects your hair from the curling iron, but also shields against the sun and humidity while conditioning and hydrating your hair with argan oil.

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    Promising review: "ArtNaturals has the best natural thermal shield!!!! I have long fine hair so anything extra can leave my hair oily easily. This you'll spray in after a shower, comb through, and heat and style as usual. You cannot go wrong here buying this or any other of their products." —Wills Feathers

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    18. A heat protectant glove — it'll prevent you from accidentally burning your fingers while curling your hair.

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    Promising review: "This glove is exactly what I needed to protect my hand from the high heat of my flat iron. Please note: You cannot expect to hold the blazing hot flat iron or curling iron for a long period of time. All I need is about 10–12 seconds for each section of hair. This glove protects me from getting burned and does the job well. I would highly recommend it." —Debbie L

    Get it from Amazon for $4.98.

    19. The Beachwaver Curling Iron — it'll save you time while curling your hair and is easy to use. You just put the end of a section of hair under the clip, hit the button, and it twists it for you!

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    Promising review: "I have very fine, stick straight hair and haven't been able to curl it, ever. The Beachwaver makes curing super easy! I had perfectly bouncy curls that lasted even into the next day! You can't go wrong with this." —Amber

    Get it from Target for $129.99 or Ulta for $199.

    20. A silicone heat resistant mat — it protects surfaces from your hot curling or flat irons.

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    Promising review: "Great mat to use with a flat iron, curling iron, or hot brush. Better than the mat I got with my curling iron. Now I no longer I have to use a plate under my curling iron to keep from burning my countertop." —amzn user

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two colors).

    21. A silk pillowcase protects your curls from becoming frizzy or falling out while you sleep.

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    Promising review: "I kept hearing that a silk pillowcase would not only be better for my skin but it would also prolong my blowouts. Deciding to give it a try I can say that I can go for a couple of days without having to rewash my hair. 5 stars from me. Im buying my mom one too." —Stephanie Crisco

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in six sizes and 12+ colors).

    Finally, if you need curling iron tricks, here's what you need to know:

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    Now, who's ready to curl their hair?

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