curl·​er | \ ˈkər-lər \

Definition of curler

1 : a player of curling
2 : one that curls especially : a device on which hair is wound for curling

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Start by prepping your natural lashes with a curler, then hold your strip with a set of tweezers and apply glue using a Q-tip. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "This is Why Lara Jean's Lashes Looked So Long in To All the Boys I've Loved Before," 24 Aug. 2018 By courtesy of Germany, Spain and Argentina's failures (and Adnan Januzaj's second half curler), England, now squarely on the sunny side of the draw, have the possibility of avoiding one of those sides that normally knock us out before the final., "Panic Stations: We Need to Talk About England's Knockout Record Before It Comes Home on July 15," 2 July 2018 Plus, the mascara can stick to your curler, leaving lashes vulnerable to being yanked out. Natalie Gontcharova, Good Housekeeping, "9 Biggest Mistakes You Make Putting on Mascara," 22 Feb. 2016 At eye level, Damas chooses a clear MAC gel—rather than a perfecting pencil—to keep her brows in place, and relies on only a Shiseido curler for her eyelashes. Zoe Ruffner, Vogue, "Jeanne Damas Does French-Girl Red Lipstick—And a 5-Second Easy Bang Trim," 5 Dec. 2018 Or, set the hair in curlers, then go over it with a steamer. Lauren Valenti, Marie Claire, "8 Ways To Make Your Halloween Wig Look Real AF," 21 Oct. 2016 Colette explains that after blow-drying, section off pieces of hair at the crown, roll them up into Velcro curlers, and use the cool setting on your dryer to set the style. Amy Marturana, SELF, "17 Styling Tricks Women with Fine, Flat Hair Need to Know," 21 Dec. 2018 Eyelash curlers first hit the market sometime in the 1920s or 1930s, but seem like a museum relic today with so many curl-enhancing formulas that don’t make lashes go limp. Kellie Ell, Glamour, "Social Media Is Killing Mascara," 28 Nov. 2018 Dyson has announced its second beauty gadget since the Supersonic, with a hair curler that relies on air rather than extreme temperatures. Dami Lee, The Verge, "The $500 Dyson Airwrap styler vacuums up wet hair to curl it," 10 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of curler

1638, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of curler

: a small plastic or metal tube around which hair is wrapped to make it curl
: a device that curls something

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