Introduction: No Heat Headband Curls (over Night)

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Are you sick and tired of dry damaged hair because you have to use heat well this is the hair style for you! These heatless curls are bouncy and add volume to your hair with out damaging it. It's so comfortable that you can sleep in it! Your friends will ask you how it got so curly and you can tell them with a headband!:)

Step 1: Things You'll Need

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-damp hair
-head band ( the ones that are stretchy)
-small hair clip
-comb/brush
-about 8 hours
Optional
- hair spray
- mousse
- styling gel
- bobby pins

Step 2: Take a Shower

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Take a shower and wash your hair. Your hair needs to be clean and free of dirt or other bacteria on your scalp.

Step 3: Brush Your Hair

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After your shower brush your hair making sure it's still damp this is the time when you can apply mousse or other hair products. IF YOU USE STYLING GEL WAIT TILL STEP 10!

Step 4: Grab Your Headband

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Put your head band on hipster style.

Step 5: Wrapping Your Hair

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Take a small piece of hair about an inch in width from the front of your hair. Repeat on other side of head.

Step 6: Wrapping Continued

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Then take that piece of hair and wrap it around the head band like in the picture. Repeat on other side of head.

Step 7: Almost Done

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Take another small piece of hair with the other piece you just wrapped around the head band and wrap it too. Continue doing this till you get to the back. Repeat on other side of head.

Step 8: The Back

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Once at the back of your hair there should be two large pieces of hair. One on both sides of your head .Take those and slowly wrap them around the back part of the headband.

Step 9: Hair Sticking Out No Problem!

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Take a bobby pin and pin down those stubborn hairs!

Step 10: Styling Gel

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If your hair tends not to stay curled then apply styling gel to the wrapped part of your hair.

Step 11: Holding It in Place

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Take the small clip and clip the back of your hair to hold it in place. You could also use a silk or satin shower cover and put that on as well to hold it in place.

Step 12: Go to Sleep

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Get some beauty rest!

Step 13: Unwrapping

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Remove the clip we put in the back. If your hair is wet no worries! The wetness of the hair will keep the curls together more! When you wake up slowly unwrap the hair that you set in place the night before. Don't tug on your hair! You could ruin the curls if you tug on them to hard!

Step 14: Hair Spray

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Proceed to style as normal but if you use hair spray for this style only use about 2-4 sprays this style holds pretty well on its own.

Step 15: Show Off Your New Curly Hair Style

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Show your friends! :) Enjoy!!

Comments

Rosette85 (author)2016-11-18

I did this last night but i had to use a skinnier headband because my hair is so short, my hair turned out pretty but this red mark on my face not so much!

saffront22 (author)2016-11-07

these are EXCELLENT clear and easy steps to follow, you should do more for those simple but usually hard to follow cute hairstyles!!! :) thx a billion im gonna try it out RIGHT NOW!! (gotta wash my hair first though, going in now!! ;D)

sarahfoleyy made it! (author)2015-02-19

if you have really long hair, DO NOT DO THIS! my hair is over two feet long, and I tried this method. When I woke up, my hair was so tangled I had to CUT THE HEADBAND. My hair was so tangled together that I had to cut some of the ends off to get HUGE tangles out! I tried brushing and combing my hair to get the remaining tangles out, but the knots were so large that neither the brush nor comb would go through! I ended up just pulling my hair into a ponytail so that I could shower later that night and use lots of conditioner to get the massive knots out. overall it was a horrible painful experience.

FanGirl27 (author)sarahfoleyy2016-09-27

Jeez. Sounds like it. But my hair is long too and I'm physic. I have a feeling it will work for me?????⛈??⭐️???

FanGirl27 (author)FanGirl272016-09-27

I am kidding. I'm not a fortune teller. I just had a vision of me having beautiful curls but my visions don't always come true. Most of the time they turn out to be foolish daydreams lol

The exact same thing happened to me-my hair is down to my waist, and it got all stuck around the headband, and I had to cut the headband and I'm still working on the huge knot in my hair--my mom tried conditioner and coconut oil so far and it won't budge....any tips?

chelsea.nabb (author)sarahfoleyy2015-04-25

That is unfortunate :( I wonder if you would have better luck using a wider headband? That way your wraps would be fewer and not as tight.

JohnaM (author)chelsea.nabb2015-05-03

That was her problem. I do this all the time my hair is much longer than and an my cousins drags the floor (this is her favorite method of curling because it is the easiest). We both use wide soft fabric headbands like the one shown in the pictures. It works very well! I personally like to take sections smaller than one inch or ill do chucky sections just to get a nice curled wave.

DeannaB (author)sarahfoleyy2015-03-09

I have really really long hair, like down past my posterior. You CAN do this with long hair, you just need to brush your hair out well first, then be careful when you wrap it, not to wrap it through other strands. Thicker strands are better. Also, a bandanna or piece of wide ribbon, or a long piece of elastic, is a must. This way you can untie it in the morning and slip the ribbon out with a gentle tug.
This is the only way I can get my hair to hold a curl, and it does it wonderfully!
It looks like that elastic headband was way too narrow and you wove those strands through each other. Try it again with something wider and take bigger pieces. It's worth it! :)

DeannaB (author)DeannaB2015-03-09

Since I can't edit my post... I remembered a big point for long hair. Twist it first before you wrap it around the headband. It makes it easier to keep together. You have less flyaways to get caught in other wraps that way. Also, run a hand between the band and your hair where you can, just to make sure there aren't any tangled pieces. :)

FanGirl27 (author)2016-09-27

Hi. So I'm trying this tonight. Recorded it and am gonna put it on my YouTube channel. So if your interested in watching my YouTube name is Briona Taylor and this is my current profile pic:) Feel free to subscribe, if you want❤️

Meg621 (author)2015-09-20

so cool ill try it

MercedesB2 (author)2015-08-19

RebeccaKSampson (author)2015-01-07

I can only do this method during the day, at night it keeps falling out. I've used it with a clip but maybe next time I'll try using multiple clips. One thing that's worked well for me at night has been this weird beard twist thing: https://omghow.com/articles/wake-up-with-gorgeous-heatless-curls

kiwi-makes-things2000 (author)2014-12-09

I'm going to try this!Thanks

charlieanderin (author)2014-11-30

This works so well

charlieanderin (author)2014-11-29

Your hair is so cute!

Ellie10832 (author)2014-11-26

I tried this and it worked really well! Thanks for the tutorial! XD

haileyhula6 (author)2014-08-04

This is awesome! I love it! I just can't get all my hair wrapped around neatly in the back... This is something I will be doing all the time! My hair does not curl with heat.. :(

destrong123 (author)2014-04-28

I'm so glad you like it

ak03 (author)2014-03-08

So pretty! Definitely gonna do this for the next special occasion! :D

destrong123 (author)2014-02-28

Cool if you like this tutorial I have more on YouTube you can check out my channel

EZ_Maya (author)2014-02-27

It's a really good tutorial and I m gonna do this all the time!!!

destrong123 (author)2014-02-26

Your welcome I was just messing around one day and thought of this I'm glad I could help and that's what my friends thought too

EZ_Maya (author)2014-02-26

It's amazing
The more frequent the prettier the curls my friends thought I used a curling iron thanx

EZ_Maya (author)2014-02-25

Can u do this with dry hair but I will try and let u know

destrong123 (author)2013-12-30

Cool glad I could help

destrong123 (author)2013-12-25

Your welcome aqua 12

aqua 12 (author)2013-12-24

This is perfect;)<3
-Aqua12

destrong123 (author)2013-12-10

Cool I'm glad I could help

suswat54 (author)2013-12-10

I love this!!

destrong123 (author)2013-12-05

I also forgot to add the tighter you pull the hair around the head band the tighter the curls will be

destrong123 (author)2013-12-05

Your welcome I should be putting up more soon for different hair styles

Gregbot (author)2013-12-05

Hey! I got four girls just desperate to get this info! Thanks! (They HATE their straight hair and fight over blowers and such all the time!)

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