The curling iron is a styling tool that almost every woman owns, but very few actually know how to use. This magic wand has the ability to showcase your crowning glory with a head-full of cascading, shiny curls, but, when used incorrectly, it can also make you look like an aging extra in an episode of Toddlers & Tiaras. It's a relatively simple tool to master, with the right know-how. And we've got your back: From the proper way to hold it to the optimal direction to wrap your hair, this easy video tutorial with T3 lead stylist Dan Sharp will show you everything you need to know about how to curl your hair with a curling iron without all that pesky trial and error.
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