Hey love! I hate when that happens!I have noticed that when I use my straightener to curl my hair the curls last longer. I avoid using oils or shine sprays when I know im going out t o a club or a party with a lot of people in one small area or if im going to dance. The oils and shine sprays way the hair down, so it uncurls faster! l0l not an amazing tip and doesnt make THAT much of a difference, but when I do it my curls stay longer!