Contrary to popular belief, our staffers did not emerge from the womb knowing how to braid, curl, or draw a perfect cat-eye — we all had to learn it somewhere. With that in mind, we're starting a new series for you guys called Amateur Hour
, where our staffers (with the help of top-notch experts) will teach you the basic techniques for some everyday beauty looks and tools
. First up: hot rollers.
We've sung the praises of hot rollers on numerous occasions — they really are a one-stop shop for a coterie of curly coiffs. But for some women, they continue to be a mystifying hair tool that they just can't seem to conquer. Here, with the help of hairstylist Dan Sharp
, we'll show you the basics of hot rollers
, including how to create different types of curls and some sneaky tricks for mastering this handy hot tool.
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