Do you use hot rollers on wet or dry hair?

The answer is you should use hot rollers on damp hair that are not too wet & not too dry. Actually, the hot rollers can’t give your hair curls if they are too wet. If the hair is too dry, then your hair will not get into the shape of hot rollers & there can be even negative effects on hair. So the hot rollers need to be used on dry hair on which hair spray is used. 

Another reason for not using hot rollers on wet hair is that wet hair can steam from the use of hot rollers, which may result in a burn on your scalp.

Can you use hot rollers on wet hair?

No, it is not right to use hot rollers on wet hair because neither the wet hair will get into the curly shape nor will it be good for hair’s health. In addition, as mentioned earlier, the wet hair will not hold the curls. 

Moreover, if you will try the hot rollers on wet hair, then the hot rollers will steam the moisture from the hair & that steam can cause damage to the scalp & hair. 

So do not use hot rollers on wet hair. 

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Can you use hot rollers on dry hair? 

Yes, you can use hot rollers on dry hair, but you need to spray some water on dry hair to provide moisture for two reasons. First is the moisture will provide a better hold to rollers on hair. The second is, it will avoid any damage to hair from the hot rollers. 

So overall, for good results, the hot rollers need to be only used on dry hair, which are hairsprayed.

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