I can’t believe how many comments and compliments I get on my hair (mostly on Instagram). I am surprised because to be honest, I am super lazy when it comes to my hair. While I love the way it looks with a blowout, I hate blowdrying it myself. It takes forever and I get so overheated!
Years ago I learned about an amazing hair secret — hot rollers! I am always so surprised at how few women know about and use hot rollers. They are amazing – they add volume, shine, and bounce!
So I thought I should share my secret for achieving a blown out look without any of the effort. The best part about hot rollers is that they take 5 minutes to put in (with practice of course) and then you are free to do whatever while they cool.
I wash my hair at night and let it dry while I sleep. My hair is thick, coarse, and wavy, so I usually put a little bit of smoothing product in at night. In the morning I brush out my hair (with the greatest brush ever) and roll it in larger sections with my T3 Voluminous Hot Roller Set (I use pins instead of clips to avoid creasing). This Conair set is another great option.
I use the larger rollers on the top sections for volume and the smaller rollers on the sides for a slight curl and bounce. I absolutely love my T3 rollers and I’ve had them for years, plus they are duel voltage so I can take them with me when I travel.
Once my hair is rolled, which now takes me just a few minutes, I spray my entire head with a light mist of my favorite hairspray. While they set, I do my make up (or read blogs, catch up on the news, eat breakfast, etc.). You should let them cool for at least 20 minutes. After removing the rollers I usually lightly brush my hair and go… it’s that simple and easy! Seriously, GET HOT ROLLERS!
I am so spoiled by my hot roller routine that I rarely blow dry my hair. If it is a special occasion I might blow-dry and curl my hair with my favorite Dry Bar curling iron.
Does anyone else love hot rollers?