22 No-Heat Styles That Will Save Your Hair

Sorry, you can’t use your blow dryer for warmth anymore.

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1. Headband Curls

Pretty tutorial here.

2. Natural Hair Blowout

You can try it this way


The banding way, or the wrapping way.

Find some more hair stretching methods here.

3. Beach Waves

More info here.

Aimee Song is also just cool in general.

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More ideas on Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy’s Pinterest board.

4. Straight Hair


Watch the magic here.


Wrapping your hair might not make your hair as straight as you desire, but you will still cut down on the amount of heat you usually use to straighten. This video is perfect for straight, wavy, and curly hair, while this tutorial works for relaxed hair.

5. Taylor Swift Waves


Directions here.

6. Side-Swept Style


This styling method can be used on different types of short haircuts. Instead of doing one big roll, as shown in the tutorial, try making mini rolls to create different effects.

Depending on the texture of your hair, this style might be better molded when wet.

7. Braids


There are many different things you can do with braids—and when you can take them out you’ll have instant waves/curls.

Bethany Mota has some easy braided styles here.

8. Scarf Curls


You don’t have to resort to your favorite scarf for this look, but you must admit, her hair looks so cool.

9. The Pompadour


Behold a cool twist on the classic ponytail—starting with this pompadour beauty. For more style ideas with natural hair, click here.

10. Flexirod Curls

Flexirod curlers are great for this look.

11. French Braid Ponytail

Click here for more details.

12. Vintage Curls


Go Old Hollywood with soft waves or get your Shirley Temple on. Tutorial here.

13. Sock Curls


Socks? You definitely have those laying around somewhere. Tutorial here.

14. Upside Down Braid Bun

Tutorial here.

15. Fabric Curls

Have any left over strips of fabric? Directions here.

16. Soft Waves

Directions here.

17. Box Braids

DIY box braid tutorial here. But beware, doing these yourself can be time consuming depending on the size. More styling tips here.

18. The Farrah Fawcett

Get detailed instructions here.

19. Rag Curls

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Directions here.

20. Pin Up Curls


Watch the video tutorial here.


You can manipulate the curl definition depending on how tight or loose you pin your hair. Directions here.

21. Short Pin Up ‘Do

Whoa, nice fake out. Check it out here.

22. Sock Bun

Look cute with a sock bun and then have some awesome curls when you take it down. It’s like a 2-n-1 style. Check out this tutorial.

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