How to Curl Your Hair Overnight With Pantyhose or a Robe Tie

Jessica Shaw
by Jessica Shaw
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Want gorgeous no-heat curls without the pain and care you have to take when you use heat? There’s a way to get beautiful heatless curls overnight without the stress.

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to curl your hair with pantyhose and a robe tie so you can wake up and look amazing within mere minutes!

Tools and materials:

  • Hair ties
  • Pantyhose
  • Robe belt
  • Brush or comb
  • Spray bottle
  • Clips

How to curl your hair with pantyhose

Dampening hair by spritzing water

1. Dampen hair

The first step is to spritz your hair with some water. Wetting our hair is going to make it more malleable and susceptible to changing shape overnight and reduces frizz while working with it.

Detangling hair with a brush

2. Detangle your hair

Use a comb or a brush to remove all tangles and knots from your hair. This is going to help you get smoother-looking curls.

Parting hair into two sections

3. Section

Section your hair into two equal sections.

Placing the pantyhose on the head

4. Place the pantyhose

Place the pantyhose on your head like this, making sure each leg drapes on either side of your head with the top part of the pantyhose draped behind your head. 

How to curl your hair with pantyhose

5. Wrap your hair around the pantyhose

Take a smaller section from the front of your hair and begin to wrap it around the pantyhose just once. Since you’ll be moving the pantyhose around, I advise you to use a clip to hold it in place so it doesn’t slide.

Wrapping the hair around the pantyhose

Then, take a second section of hair and wrap it around the pantyhose just after the first section, but in the opposite direction. You should now have two sections of hair on both sides of the pantyhose. 

Tying off the braid with a hair tie

Alternate taking hair from both sides and joining them into the already created sections as you braid down the pantyhose until there’s no more hair left. Tie off with a hair tie.

Creating heatless curls with pantyhose

Repeat on the other side.

Twisting the pantyhose braids into a bun

6. Twist into a bun

Twist each braid into a small bun and secure it with a hair tie. 

Heatless curls overnight

7. Sleep

Now, you sleep! 

Taking down the pantyhose curls

8. Take it down

When you wake up, very gently unbraid the hair from around the pantyhose. You’ll immediately see the results of your no-heat curls.

Shaking the curls to loosen them

9. Shake

Give your hair a toss and a shake and you’re ready to start your day!

Heatless curls with pantyhose

Here are the results of your heatless curls with pantyhose! Super gorgeous, so easy to do, and absolutely no heat required!

The cool thing about this method is that you can use anything that’s long enough; so if you don’t feel like stretching out your single pair of pantyhose, steal the belt from your robe.

How to do heatless robe curls

The steps are virtually similar, but there are some key differences. Here’s how you can achieve this heatless curls look:

Brushing and dampening hair

1. Prepare your hair

Spritz and brush just like in the previous method.

Twisting hair around the robe tie

2. Twist the hair and belt

Place your belt on your hair just like you did with the pantyhose. This time, though, we’re only going to be working with one section of hair at a time.

Take a section from the front of your hair and wrap it around the belt. Grab some more hair and add it to that section and wrap the new combined section around the belt.

Repeat this all the way down, continuing to add hair and wrapping until you run out. Super easy! Do this to both sides.

How to get heatless curls with a robe tie

3. Tie off the belt

Wrap the two belt twists around the back of your head and then bring the tail ends of the belt back to the front. Tie off at the crown of your head. I did a bow!

How to do robe tie curls

Here’s the back. 

No heat curls overnight

4. Sleep

Honestly, this look is so cute, you could probably do it in the morning and wear it out during the day! But since this is a “no heat curls overnight” tutorial, let’s go to sleep.

No heat curls

5. Take it down

When you wake, take it down and give them a shake. Gorgeous curls with very little work. 

Brushing the curls through

I like to brush through mine for a looser curl but style however you like. 

How to curl your hair with pantyhose or a robe tie

Here’s the finished look!

How to curl your hair with pantyhose or a hair tie

Now you know how to curl your hair with pantyhose or a robe tie. Give it a try, and let me know down below what you think about this method! Is it enough to keep you from using a curling iron ever again?

Suggested materials:
  • Hair ties
  • Pantyhose
  • Robe belt
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