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Getting your ideal curl and/or wave doesn’t mean you have to waste time visiting a salon or blow dry bar anymore. With these featured hair rollers and curling rod sets, getting that perfect wave has never been easier and more affordable.
Choose from heated, tangle-free options that heat the rollers up quickly and evenly, giving you smooth, ultra-shiny waves in a short amount of time. Or if you prefer heat-less options, these retro curling rods require no heat, are made from lightweight foam and come with enough rods for curling thicker and longer hair.
Multi-size rollers (1″ to 1.5″) and rods are also available which allow for endless styling options and are color-coded for ease of use. You can also store these rollers easily in their setters and case for travel, making on-the-go curls easier than ever.
1. Tifara Beauty 7″ Flexible Curling Rods
Tifara Beauty’s Flexible Curling Rods are made from lightweight foam that will create curls of all shapes and sizes. Included are seven different rod sizes to help you customize your curl level. Easy to use, simply spray your hair, curl and “crunch” the rollers into your hair. Leave on overnight for best results and when you take them out, your hair will have the enviable waves of your dreams.
Pros: These rods work on all hair types, wet or dry.
Cons: These may be slightly uncomfortable to sleep in overnight if placed incorrectly.
2. BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium Roller Hairsetter
BaBylissPRO’s Nano Titanium Roller Kit comes complete with 12, 1.5″ jumbo rollers, 12 butterfly clips and 12 color-coded metal clips. The Nano titanium ceramic core heats the rollers up quickly and evenly, providing maximum heat transfer which allows you to create smooth waves and curls in record time. This unit also comes with a color-change sensor to let you know when rollers are ready and boasts an ultra-fast heat up.
Pros: Use these large rollers to create natural bouncy curls or waves without damaging hair.
Cons: Some reviewers noted the unit may not heat up enough to sustain a curl.
3. Conair Compact Multi-Size Hot Rollers
Conair’s Compact HairSetter System comes with 20 multi-sized rollers including 6 large (1″), 6 medium (.75″) and 8 small (.5″) to create your perfect curl or wave, anytime, any place. Also included are color-coded roller clips that can be easily stored inside the setter and a signal light that lights up red when the unit is heating the rollers.
Pros: The rollers have a starter grip patented design to grip hair for a fast and secure set.
Cons: The rollers may be too hot to handle with bare hands so gloves are recommended.