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13 Hair Curling Hacks No One Should Ever, Ever Use

Bananas give you beachy waves, apparently.

1. You can use tiny-ass balloons to set your curls, I guess.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BFUjlDWG3WV/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6ndZ4XvvKw

2. If you trap a bunch of bananas in your hair, it apparently turns into beachy waves.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9xfUh2KOso
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9xfUh2KOso

How does your neck/scalp/entire head not wanna die with that much fruit weight, tho?

Watch the full video here.

3. You can crimp your hair with a shitload of pipe cleaners (and free time).

https://www.instagram.com/p/BGAd8XeDjNI/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BGAd8XeDjNI/

4. If you happen to have a pencil and a flat iron, you can make ringlets out of 'em.

@tani_garcha / Via instagram.com

Hot tip: Don't use a mechanical pencil. Those are plastic. Plastic melts.


Watch the full video here.

5. Apparently shards of aluminum give you an instant perm.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIscovPjjDc/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIscovPjjDc/

I can't testify to how sharp those edges are, but I'm gonna be a mom here and say BE CAREFUL IF THEY ARE.

Watch the full video here.

6. If you sleep in dish sponges, you'll wake up with perfect hair somehow.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BHQClX5B_kn/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BHQClX5B_kn/

It's sad I even have to say this, but don't use dirty sponges, u freaks.

Watch the full video here.

7. You can replace curlers with bubble wrap, apparently.

Get more info here.
@cocoandemmie / Via instagram.com

8. Or you can use just, like, straight-up old plastic bags.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIXyb1GjP2s/?taken-by=beautybyraza
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIXyb1GjP2s/?taken-by=beautybyraza

9. You can get tight waves if you dry your hair with a freakish amount of lip pencils in it.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BGKWMhPK6WU/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BGKWMhPK6WU/

Pretty sure all those lip pencils cost more than a curling iron in the first place...?

Watch the full video here.

10. You can willingly put duct tape in your hair for tight AF curls.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIA8ppFhoK2/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIA8ppFhoK2/

You're supposed to fold over the tape so it doesn't stick to your hair, but TBH, I don't trust it for one second, peeps.

Watch the full video here.

11. You can finally use all those leftover straws from that party you threw two years ago to get some waves.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BAkcJ-UnKiU/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BAkcJ-UnKiU/

12. You can freely waste tampons by putting them in your hair as curlers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK-v63-rdvM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK-v63-rdvM

Cool if you're pregnant, otherwise not so much.

Watch the full video here.

13. And finally, you can use toilet paper to make soft ringlets when you've got nothing left to lose.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu065OhzLd4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu065OhzLd4
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