make your hair curl

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make (one's) hair curl

To cause one to experience an acute feeling of shame, embarrassment, or discomfort. Her story about the disastrous wedding made everyone's hair curl. The thought of having to give her presentation in front of an audience made her hair curl.
See also: curl, hair, make
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make your hair curl

mainly BRITISH or

curl your hair

mainly AMERICAN
If something makes your hair curl, it makes you very shocked or worried. I could tell you stories that would make your hair curl. Some of the things I read daily would curl your hair.
See also: curl, hair, make
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Ghd promises it only needs a single stroke to smooth or curl your hair with these new irons, halving your styling time and dramatically reducing damage.
I could go on telling things that would curl your hair, Exposing names that had copied me but that would be unfair.
The answer will curl your hair. The biomass shortage in New Hampshire is so grim that the Berlin plant will soon be buying chips from whole trees/logs that could well be used for a higher purpose.
Curl your hair: soft or tight, according to your preference and face shape and simply pin half of them or you could also tie them in one pony, a low preferably.
So keep your make-up, girls, and you cannot blow dry, straighten or curl your hair or use any gels, mouse etc, or keep your hair products and do not touch any make-up at all.
If you straighten or curl your hair, be sure to use a good ceramic or titanium iron as it will retain the moisture in your hair.
Curl your hair with tongs, claiming you've just had a perm then quote Elle Woods from Legally Blonde - "the first cardinal rule of perm maintenance is that you're maintenance is that you're forbidden to wet your hair".
Then starting three inches from your roots, curl your hair around a wide barrel tong to create full, bouncy waves.
'Bring your curling tongs to work and curl your hair in your lunch break.
JUST ONE BOWL OF CINNAMON CURLY NANOPROATS cereal from General Mills will curl your hair. A bowl of Berry Blue Eyes Nanoproats turns your eyes blue.
If that doesn't curl your hair, consider that the Energy Department's Inspector General reported a couple of months ago that the department could not account for radioactive materials it had sent abroad under the Atoms for Peace program.
You get up at dawn to enjoy a long bath, and then apply a full face of makeup and curl your hair. B.
Let me go up to my room in the North Wing or whatever you call it, to change, then give me three hours to whiten my teeth, and I'll tell you things that'll curl your hair." Monica Lewinsky: "Can't you see I'm finishing up my English Lit Incomplete for Mr.
You curl your hair and paint yourself; not me; the wind curls my hair, the sun paints me.