curl (one's) hair

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curl (one's) hair

To shock or terrify someone. That horror movie sure curled my hair—I could not sleep for a week! Geez, don't sneak up on me like that, you're gonna curl my hair!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

curl someone's hair

 and make someone's hair curl
Fig. to frighten or alarm someone; to shock someone with sight, sound, or taste. Don't ever sneak up on me like that again. You really curled my hair. The horror film made my hair curl.
See also: curl, hair
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When it comes to the actual styling, Alvow blow drys her hair using a round brush then curls her hair then puts it up with large rollers.
Charly faithfully curls her hair every night before bed and pins it in place.
As I see it, why a woman cuts her hair, grows her hair, dyes her hair, curls her hair or shaves her head is as personal to that woman as whether she prefers to wear thongs or big pants.