Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Saved! Access Favorites in your account profile. Removed from my favorites

How To Get Modern-Day Shirley Temple Curls

Not many little girls have a hairstyle named after them. Actually, only one really comes to mind: Shirley Temple. Her tightly coiled curls are iconic and still serve as inspiration for many hairdos today. But, it's more of a look designated for our cute little cousins than for us.

So, the challenge becomes how to make this look modern. Is it possible? We elected hairstylist Adam Maclay to find out. Watch the video to see if this age-old hairstyle can be transformed into a look more appropriate for the "adults" of the world.

L'Oréal Elnett Satin Hairspray Strong Hold, $14.99, available at Ulta; Klorane Mango Oil, $16, available at; Affinage Push Up Shiny Hair Wax, $15.19, available at

Shot by ; Shot by