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How to Get Big, Bouncy Curls

Creating beautiful waves is easy with this simple styling trick.


  • Step 1: Heat up a curling iron Heat up a curling iron.
  • Step 2: Make a high ponytail Gather all of your hair in a top-of-the-head ponytail and secure with an elastic.
  • Step 3: Divide into sections Take a one-inch section of hair and pin the rest out of the way. Curl the small section.
  • Step 4: Repeat Take another one-inch section of hair and repeat. Continue until all the hair in the ponytail is curled.
  • Step 5: Let it down Carefully remove the ponytail holder and let your hair fall loose.
  • Step 6: Bend and spray Bend forward at your waist and spritz the underside of your locks with hairspray. Stand up, flip your head back, and you're good to go!
  • FACT: In one survey, a group of interviewers perceived a woman with curly hair as more outgoing and personable than the same woman with straight hair.

You Will Need

  • A curling iron
  • A ponytail holder
  • Hairpins
  • Hairspray

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