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How to Pin Curl Long Hair

Learn how to pin curl long hair from Pierre Michel Salon style director Jerome Lordet in this Howcast hair tutorial.


So now I'm going to show you how to actually pin curl your hair. No matter if you have wavy hair or curly hair, you want to start on the top of the head so you won't get like tangled with the rest of the hair. So take a small section again. Comb the hair through. Put your finger around it, and just wrap it around into a curl. Using a small little metal clip. You will pin the curl into the roots.Take a small section again right underneath. Wrap the hair around your finger, and make your way down. So this is one way of doing the pin curl.

Another way would be to actually wrap the hair around the fingers and keep it flat against the scalp. So that way would give the effects of 1920 kind of wavy finger wave. When you keep it up like this it will give you a little bit more volume in the hair instead of being so flat. Its two different things but the razor will be a little bit different, but it is the same process of wrapping the hair around the fingers.

So once all the pin curls are in you can see everything is flat to the scalp. You will either put a little bit of hairspray and then heat it up with a hair dryer so you can heat it piece by piece. Heat it up. When its all heat up let it cool down. You can let it cool down for 10 minutes, 15 minutes, half an hour if you need to get dressed or do your makeup. Its plenty of time. When that's cooled down you just need to take it out and see the final results. So I just took the pin curl out, so this the result your going to get.

Of course it looks a little to set. So what we need to do is use a brush or a comb to actually break it to a little bit smoother wave. And forming waves which would give her a 1920's kind of wavy look. So you could actually tease some of the bottom hair and then slightly comb it. Once the pin curls are out use a comb or a brush to smooth the hair out and actually do a little bit of teasing underneath to give a little fullness into it. Then use your finger to create those waves. To give a little 1920 kind of look. This is very like red carpet kind of look.

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