Troubleshooting What direction do I curl with my Philips Auto Curler? With the Philips Auto Curler you can choose your preferred direction of curls. However, for a more uniform look, we recommend you to follow these tips. Curl your hair away from your face on both sides When styling the left side of your head, select the Left setting and when styling the right side, select the Right setting. For a more natural look Select the automatic setting between Left and Right. This alternates the direction of the curls.