Flexi Rods 101: How to Create Heatless Curls

Want to learn how to use flexi rods? Flexi rods are the perfect heatless curling method used on weaves, wigs, and natural hair to create the most beautiful, bouncy curls, without damaging your hair at all!

Available in varying thicknesses, flexi rods are 7” long foam rods that can bend and twist as you desire. By simply wrapping your hair around the flexi rod, and bending the flexi rod so that the hair holds, you can create gorgeous, long-lasting curls with zero damage from heat tools.

We tested out 6 different sized flexi rods, from 7/8” to 3/8”, and compared the curls for your reference. Now you can see which flexi rod to use to create which curl!

How to create heatless curls using Flexi Rods

*The instructions below are specifically for human hair weaves & wigs.

Step 1. Using a paddle brush, gently brush a section of the hair you would like to curl.
Step 2. Spray some water on the section of hair.
Step 3. Wrap the section of hair around the flexi rod several times, and roll the flexi rod up towards the scalp. Then, bend the ends of the flexi rod to hold the hair in place.
Step 4. Repeat Steps 1 through 3 to complete curling your whole head, and wrap your head with a satin bonnet/scarf overnight.
Step 5. In the morning, release the flexi rods and let your curls unfurl!

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