The Bizarre Hair Curling Hack That's Gone Viral

All you need is a hairdryer, a plastic water bottle and a whole lot of faith in this bizarre hack that’s gone viral around the world.

The #blowthebottle challenge has spread from Malaysia to Florida to Iran and beyond and -- honestly -- it seems too good to be true.

The trick involves strategically cutting up a plastic bottle, popping a chunk of your hair inside and then whacking your dryer on full-blast inside the makeshift hair chamber.

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A video shot in Malaysia is believed to have started the trend --it was posted to Facebook less than a week ago and has already attracted 1.5 million views.

The clip immediately grabbed the attention of curious style fans -- who were quick to test out the  hack.

"I was SHOOK at how well it worked, " wrote one hairdresser from North Carolina in the US.

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Fans of the water bottle method are saying there's now no need to buy expensive hair curling products like the Dyson Air Wrap -- which will set you back about $700.

We're tempted to try the method out but also worried about the very real possibility of a melted plastic hair disaster and an emergency trip to the salon.

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