✨Hello, everyone! Today I’m going to be letting this wonderful community know how to get soft, natural, voluminous curls with an unusual curling iron that you definitely need to have in your beauty closet.
Whether you have thin or thick hair, straight or curly, or even damaged and breakage-prone, you can use this bubble wand with a minimal learning curve to achieve the beach curls of your dreams. 😋
🧐Tip: If you have coily hair, 4C hair, or a similar hair type, you will probably want to straighten or blow dry it out first before using a curling wand for best results.
You should learn…
✋Fast Facts about the NuMe Octowand Deluxe Styling Set
✋How to create Selena Gomez’s iconic hair texture
Quick note: this review and tutorial are my own honest opinions!
The NuMe Octowand Deluxe Styling set is everything you need to create all curl patterns, from tight coils to wavy hair. It’s great for thin hair or thick hair, and NuMe advertises it as an all-inclusive hair type system that is even suitable for damaged hair. 🥳
🤩The set comes with eight different wand types with no clamp for quick and easy usage. All barrels are made of 100% tourmaline ceramic and use negative ion and far infrared heat to calm hair prone to frizz and reduce heat damage.
You can create looser or tighter curls by changing the adjustable temperature, which ranges from 170 to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. If you have curly hair, you can even use this to refresh your curls and add definition! 💜
🤨Hot tools get a bad rap because they are often damaging to the hair. However, this set comes with a heat-resistant glove to prevent burns and also includes styling products such as heat protectant and sleeker.
For a hairbrush, comb, eight wands, the heating unit, a heat-resistant glove, heat protectant spray, and a frizz-reducing sleek spray, you’ll pay $249 for a set with a $322 value. Plus, it all comes neatly packed into a carrying case. ☺️
👉How to create Selena’s iconic curls
Prep your hair
Start with clean hair. If you have fine, straight, thin hair, you’ll want to use a texturizing spray or dry shampoo to hold the curl better. 😉
You’ll also want to use the included heat protectant spray to prevent breakage and split ends or your own preferred hair product. Spray it all over your hair, focusing on the ends and mids. Comb it through with the included comb and wait until it’s dry before using the curler.😋
You’ll start from the bottom, so tie the top part of your into a bun where it’s out of the way.
Prep the curler
Once your hair is ready to go, you’ll want to preheat the curling iron. Attach the bubble curling wand to the heating unit and plug the device in. Set it to your desired heat and wait until it reaches the temperature. Put on the heat-resistant glove while you’re waiting.⏰
😁Take one to two-inch sections of hair from the back of your head just above your neck and wrap the pieces around the bubble curling wand about an inch away from your roots. Hold it for about three or four seconds, and then release the new curl!
Curl in alternating directions, going both clockwise and counterclockwise until you’re out of hair. This helps create a more natural look.
At this point, you should be out of hair to curl at the base of your head. Release the middle portion of hair from your top bun and create tighter curls with the curling wand by moving it as close to your roots as possible without burning your scalp and using one-inch sections. 🔥
Hold the sections on the curling iron for about four or five seconds and then release them. Repeat this process for the rest of the released hair.
🤗Now, you should be at the top of your head. Turn the curler off and unplug it. Replace the bubble wand with the skinniest barrel, using the gloved hand to touch the hot part. Plug in and turn the unit back on, and heat the new barrel.🥵
🤤Once heated, take small sections of hair from the top of your head and create tight curls with the skinny curling iron, alternating directions as you go. This works especially well if you have a layered cut!
Your hair should be completely curled now. Flip your head upside down and run your fingers through your hair, focusing on the top to add volume.
For longevity, spray your curls with hair spray. Add an elastic comb headband for a Y2K touch, and you’re done! 🥳
😘Selena has shoulder-length hair, while I have long hair, but I was still super pleased with the final product. For hair care, you should be able to make this style last for around 2-3 days. If you have an oily scalp, you can go longer between washes with a high-quality dry shampoo.
You can also add a little bit of leave-in conditioner if your hair is looking a little dry!
As a beauty expert, I pride myself on the products I use. This is what I look for in a curling iron:
I was very impressed with the quality of the NuMe Octowand Deluxe set. Each curling iron has its own uses, and I love each one! 💗
Though I’m a recent purchaser, some reviews on the NuMe website say that they’ve been using theirs for more than nine years, and it’s still going strong, so I’m very hopeful!
😀I love that the curling wands are made of 100% tourmaline ceramic since it is much less damaging to your hair than regular metal curlers.
$249 is a large initial investment, but it would cost a lot more if you bought all the pieces individually. Since the curling irons seem to last for a long time, I say that they’re certainly worth the price. 🤑
❇️NuMe did not slack off with this set’s bonus features!
The technology is incredible and the digital display is so easy to use. Plus, I’m obsessed with the heat protectant spray and the frizz-reducing spray. Negative ion tech doesn’t work for everyone, but it’s perfect for my fine and straight hair type since I struggle with volume. 🤷♀️
NuMe was created by Sabrina Maren, who is a native German. She created the brand in 2009 after being unhappy with other products on the market. In 2017, NuMe received the “Brand of the Year” award from the Hollywood Awards committee. 🎉
They distribute their products in 52 countries around the world and have over two million customers worldwide. 🌎
There are times when the set sells out on NuMeHair.com, but it’s almost always back within a month. Sear’s also carries the set
✅Great median price point
✅Causes significantly less damage than competitors
✅No learning curve
✅Comes in a convenient carrying case
✅Works with all hair types
✅The curling irons are all made of tourmaline ceramic and use negative ion and far infrared heat
✅No one or two-star reviews on the website out of over 1000
❌May be pricey for some
|Product||Factor 1||Factor 2||Factor 3||Pros & Cons Highlights||My Product Review Rating|
|NuMe Octowand 8-in-1 Curling Wand Set (This product)||Median price point||Eight attachments||For all hair types||Great price, high-quality curling irons, great product!||⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐|
|L’Ange Le Cinq 5-Piece Curling Wand Set||Pricier per piece||Five attachments||Recommended for all hair types||Slightly pricier but the rose gold color of the barrels is too cute!||⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐|
|LAYADO 5-in-1 Curling Iron Set||Very inexpensive||Five attachments||Works with all hair types||Some reviews say that it doesn’t last very long and you get what you pay for.||⭐ ⭐ ⭐|
I fell in love with the NuMe Deluxe Octowand set. I find myself reaching for it almost daily, and I use all of the curling irons equally since I love to change up my hairstyle!
It worked great to recreate Selena’s effortlessly chic look. Plus, it took me less than 30 minutes to complete from start to finish! 😍
Yes, I recommend the NuMe Deluxe Octowand set.
❓Why trust me?
I’m an amateur beauty expert with a lot of knowledge about hair, makeup, fashion, and nails. I test tons of products on a daily basis and pride myself on giving the community honest reviews and tutorials!
⁉️ Questions about Bubble Wands
⚡️What are the bubble curling wands for?
Creating natural-looking curls and waves.
⚡️What is the difference between a bubble wand and a curling wand?
A bubble wand is a type of curling wand, but not all curling wands are bubble wands. The difference is that the ‘bubbles’ create different shapes of curls and are best for more casual looks.
⚡️What is the best bubble curling wand?
I recommend the NuMe Pearl Bubble Curling Wand!
⚡️How do you curl with a bubble wand?
Just like how you would with a regular curling iron. Wrap the hair around the barrel, hold it for three to five seconds, and release it for a beachy curl.
⚡️How to use a bubble wand on short hair?
The same way you curl longer hair. Just be careful not to burn yourself. Be sure to hold the wand in different directions for more volume and variation.