December 12, 2011

How to use Hot Rollers

Hot Rollers can be a great way to style your hair with tons of volume! And depending on how large the curlers are, you can get a loose and wavy style, or a tight, curly style. Hot rolled hair is great either left down, or as a foundation for a half up, or full updo, style. It creates great lift and bend in the hair.

The rollers I am using in the video are these:

Click on the photo, or the link, to learn more about them!

Refer to this post to see what's in my hair. 










Outfit: Grey ruffle shirt-The Loft Outlet; Sweater-Target; Jewelry-Elisabeth Ashlie (sold out) 

28 comments:

  1. I have curly hair already. Could I use these same techniques to get a soft wave. My hair curls so easily so I never curl it. What tips would you have for me.
    Also I started my own blog a few weeks ago. Take a look and follow me if you like. Just beware I am still leaning. Thanks http://inthekitchenandonthecouch.blogspot.com/

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  2. Hi Kate!
    Thanks so much for doing a great job on my hair on Friday! Love it and my new bangs. :) I just had to comment b/c I've already noticed how we both have the cute Nine West shoes with the flower on top (I have the grey and tan/nude pair) and now I just looked at this post and we have the same Target sweater. :o) Have a fabulous week!
    ~ Traci

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  3. Love the volume you got with the rollers! My fine hair is always in need of some volume.

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  4. I just found your blog....and love it! I am terrible at hair and makeup so this is a great resource!!! Where in North Carolina do you live? I'm in the Clayton area.

    Kristiina

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  5. I really enjoy your blog and thank you for taking the time to make these video tutorials. I am terrible at fixing my hair. I have a question related to hair, but I don't know how to submit my question via Formspring.

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  6. I love your blog. This post is definitely going to help me! And I LOVE your outfit!

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  7. I recently bought a whole bunch of sweater like cardigans to layer with from New York and Co. Love cardis! Your's is very cute as well. I have some hot rollers and have used them a few times but always seem to have difficulty controlling the way the curls will fall. A lot of times my top layer goes all under while my bottom layer goes in different directions which is what I want it all to do. I'll have to watch your video =)
    -Amy-

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  8. Hi Kate, Im a hairdresser in knoxville,Tennessee, and love your blog. Just wondering if you have seen the Topstyler? I got mine back in the summer and love it. They are heated clips and you make a pin curl and clip it around the curl. They work very well.

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  9. Love this! I use hot rollers everyday & am do glad you posted this! Love your blog! :)

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  10. Love your site, and thanks for the hair tips. I am glad hot rollers didn't go out with the 70's!

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  11. I love your blog! Thank you so much for the hair tips. I love your top and cardigan too!

    Dreama
    canappfashion.blogspot.com

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  12. Is there any possibility that you will have those earrings in stock soon??? Love them....I've ordered from you before so was wondering if you could do a special order for these too?
    thanks,
    Candy

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  13. You are fantastic! I absolutely love your blog! My hair is a similar cut to yours and all your videos have really helped me! I am a new mom who was in need of some style!!! Thanks for all of your tips!

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  14. I love having my hair in hot rollers but they never last long. Is there a tip that you can give me so that they will last please. I LOVE you blog and the hair videos they make having a new style so easy. Thank you.

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  15. LOVE your hair. Thanks for all the "tips" . You're such a doll!

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  16. I loveeeeee the pinch and spray technique! I was using it without even knowing :) Works well!
    -Amy-

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  17. Your hair looks amazing as always. Does your hair stay all day because of the product you use while it's wet? ((Aquage?)) My hair never holds the style if I do anything other than flat iron it. :(

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  18. How long does it normally take you to get your Birchbox? I read they ship on the 10th and it takes a few days. Anxiously awaiting my box!!!!! -Amy-

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  19. Love this! I've been thinking about getting some hot rollers. I'll have to check these out. Great video and thanks for narrowing down my choices.
    I'd love a tutorial on a deep waver. I bought the one by Hot Tools recently. I'd love some tips.

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  20. I like when you say where your clothes are from. Where are these from? Love your blog. Never knew that about bobby pins.

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  21. I read your blog faithfully and love all the little tips.... What brand from Target is your cardi?? I cannot find it but LOVE it. Thanks

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  22. perfect hair,every time! love your tutorials..did anyone else catch the end of the video where the door slightly opens? I bet it was one of Kate's cats!

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  23. Any cosmetologist / hairstylist in the Memphis area following this blog? I am in need of someone near Cordova. Thanks

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  24. Hi Kate: You are darling and I love your tutorials. Even though I am old enough to be your Grandma (I am called Grammy) I have been so inspired by you and have not only "pinned" you but have recommended your tutorials to my family and friends. Wish I would have known about you last summer when I was visiting North Carolina but I live in California so I've gotten to know you through your blog. I love how you do your hair yourself and don't use someone else for your tutorials. Thanks for taking the time to share your great hair styling tips. Have a blessed day.

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  25. When you finish with the pinch and spray your left hand and arm are always in the way. Is there a way to maneuver your arm or head so I can get a better look please!! Thanks, love love love your blog.

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  26. Kate, you are a breath of fresh air! I am new to Pinterest and I came upon a pin someone had added and I am very glad I did. I am in the midst of growing my hair out and had reached a point of cutting it short again. Your tutorials have given me new hope that I can surpass this ugly stage in growing my hair out...lol I am so greatful that you take to make the tutorials and provide us with ideas, so we can feel like a new person. I have received so many comments in the last 3 days from using your tips. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Please keep sharing. :)

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  27. I actually have naturally curly hair, but I sometimes use rollers to get the larger, manageable curls. It's great to see someone else using rollers. It seems like everyone I know uses curling irons!

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