How To Straighten Curly Hair

How To Straighten Curly Hair

Tips for making your curly hair straight

Many women that are not born with stick straight hair want to know how to straighten curly hair, and many more are surprised to learn that it is not that difficult. All it takes is some product and some patience and you will have sleek, glossy hair before you know it! The first thing you need to do when learning how to straighten curly hair is to purchase a straightening serum or balm, preferably one that contains lanolin and mineral oil, which coat your hair and prevent them from curling up after drying. Read the 10 Worst Hair Straightening Productsto find out know gizmos you should avoid wasting your money on.

The next step is to blow dry your hair. As your hair dries it has a tendency to curl up, but by applying heat from a blow dryer to your hair, you will help straighten the strands out. The most important thing to know when learning how to straighten curly hair is to use a flat iron on your hair. This method is more intense and effective on all types of hair. Lastly, you will want to choose a good finishing product like a gel, mousse or lightweight hair spray that will coat the hairs, keeping it straight. For more ways to get sleek hair, check out How To Straighten Hair Like A Pro for additional insider tips.

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Thanks

by EricaF123 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 11:07AM Report as inappropriate

I am a freshmanin high school and have been straightening my since the 5th grade, it's done a lot of damage to my hair (not to mention I also color it a lot). It's such a hassle straightening it all the time and i've tried blow drying it straight, but the straightening balm sounds interesting, maybe i'll try it. Thanks. :)

by watsername23 Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 08:59AM Report as inappropriate

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