How To Use a Curling Tong with Paloma Rose Garcia

Have you ever found yourself tangled in the curling wand cord, administering burns to your forehead? I have. Quite often. Until the beautiful Paloma Rose Garcia, co-owner of Oscar Oscar salon in Paddington, schooled me in the simplest and most effective way to use a tong. Halle-freakin-lujah!

Video by Jake Terrey and Manuela Leigh; Hair by Paloma Rose Garcia from Oscar Oscar Paddington; Makeup by Regina Gao.


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The process for perfect waves every time...

Step 1 - Prep hair with a root lifter/mousse lift

Step 2 - Dry your hair like you just don't care

Step 3 - Section hair with sectioning clips


Step 4 - Spray each section with hair spray

Step 5 - Wrap the hair around a curling tong

Step 6 - Brush it out carefully with a wide tooth comb