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Explanation: There is difference between curls and waves. "Ondulieren" = in Wellen legen (French "la onde", Latin "unda"), according to Odge dictionary: to marcel one's hair. According to answers.com: mar·cel (mär-sĕl')
A hairstyle characterized by deep regular waves made by a heated curling iron.
v., -celled, -cell·ing, -cels.
To style (the hair) with deep regular waves, using a curling iron.
To make such a hairstyle.
[After Marcel Grateau (1852–1936), French hairdresser.]
I am sure, curling iron or curling tongs will be perfect. Just in case you need to distinguish between curls and waves..
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CHI TURBO Professional Ceramic Curling Irons are available in Mini ½", Small ¾", Regular 1" and Big 1-1/2" diameter sizes.
NOTE: Marcel Grip style curling irons do not have a spring loaded mechanism and require constant grip pressure by the user to keep the hair between the clamp and the barrel of the iron.
We DO NOT RECOMMEND any Marcel Grip curling iron for an individual to use at home. A Marcel Grip iron is designed to be used by a hairstylist on a client. Please order the Spring Grip style unless you have worked with a Marcel Grip iron before.