How do you get curled hair to stay longer than usual ?
You can use curling gels and shampoos that will keep your curls in longer. The most important thing is to have you hair dried from the root all the way to the end. These links will help http://womenshair.about.com/od/products/tp/lastingcurls.htm, http://www.ehow.com/how_2240200_keep-curls-hair.html and http://www.ehow.com/how_4464521_keep-curls-day.html.
Soak your hair in hair spray then curl it then spray it agin also buy the 24 hr hair spray! This is what my hair stylist did! if your hair is soft it will not hold!