3. Start with the hair from underneath, which will be your first section. Grab your curling iron, top part of the curling iron facing downward and the handle facing upward. Grab a piece of your hair and twirl around the barrel. My sure you are curling away from your face to create that flawless look. I never rap my ends around the barrel; so make sure to hold on to the tips of your hair out, just like the pic!