Hair curler operating instructions before use. Before plugging in check that the voltage matches that shown on the rating label. Pre-heat your curling tong – rest the tong on its safety stand on a smooth flat surface. The iron will be ready to use in about 5 minutes. Section hair into strands of approximately one inch thick and two inches wide. Taking one section at a time place the ends of the hair over the barrel with the clip open. Close the clamp and holding the safety clips with the other hand, roll the hair. Keep the sections of hair taut as you wind it around the hot barrel.roll the curl as far as you wish, avoid touching the scalp with the hot barrel, as this can cause burning. Hold curl in place for approximately 20 seconds for light curls or just waves. To release curl wind about half a turn, push down on clamp, release lever. Gently withdraw barrel from the centre of the curl. When all curls have completely cooled your hair is now ready to be styled.