Frequently Asked Questions Can I use my Philips curler on short hair? If you would like to know whether you can use your Philips Hair Curler on short hair or not, read our explanation here. Curling short hair with the Philips Hair Curler The Philips Hair Curlers can be used on any hair length. However, for shorter hair, we recommend using a curler with a slim curling rod or barrel. Some curlers like the Philips Auto Curler can only be used on hair longer than 16 cm. Please refer to the user manual of your product to check its requirements or contact us for further help.