7 Hairstyling Tricks Every Woman Should Know
The expert techniques you need to get beautiful hair every time you style
Trick 4: Straightening 101If you have naturally curly or wavy hair you shouldn't feel stuck in a ringlet rut. Being weary of straightening iron damage is normal, but with the right product prep and responsible use, a flat iron can be your secret weapon for beautiful, shiny hair.
Tip 1: Choose a flat iron with ceramic plates as they produce gentle and infrared ionic heat that won't destroy your hair. Try CHI Turbo Ceramic Hairstyling Iron 1, $97.50.
Tip 2: Before adding serious heat to your strands from a flat iron, prep hair with products that will start the straightening process and protect your hair from thermal damage. Wash hair with a smoothing shampoo and conditioner like Sunsilk Straight to Perfection Shampoo, $4.99 and Conditioner, $4.99. Then spray hair with a thermal heat protectant like Shu Uemura Iron Design, $28.
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