Straight hair is quick and easyto get using a flat iron styling tool at your home. Ceramic flat iron is thebest tool which can be used to iron your hair as it causes least damage to yourhair.
Non-ceramic ironing tool causes damage to your hair as you straightenyour hair. Using the right tool, technique and applying good appropriate hairtreatment to straighten your hair is very important to keep your hair straightand to protect your hair from heat damages.Now follow the steps below andlearn how to flat iron your hair from step one to the last step.Part one of three:Preparing your hair for heat 1. Use ashampoo and conditioner that is specially meant for straighteningExpensive hairproducts are not required for this step you can use any product which isavailable at your local drug store or beauty supply store. But just buy thoseproducts that are specially meant for straightening the hair.
Once you havepurchased the products apply the shampoo and conditioner and massage your hairand take a shower. 2. Patyour hair dryUse a towel todry your hair once out of shower. Gently squeeze your hair in sections and patyour hair dry. It helps to prevent excess frizz from occurring after showering.
3. Use athermal protection serum while your hair is wet Applying serumwhen your hair is wet is very important because it allows you to evenly spreadthe serum around your hair without creating clumps. Then comb your hair with awide-toothed comb after applying serum. 4. Blowdry your hairWhenstraightening your hair should be as dry as possible. This will not only helpyou flat iron your hair and work better but also will prevent your hair frombeing shocked by the heat and breaking off.
· Point the hair dryer downward with the flow ofyour hair when you are blow drying your hair. The downward motion ofstraightening your hair will help you to get away from your hair roots andencourages your hair to dry straight. · Your hair dryer should be seat at lowest heatsetting. If you have a frizzy hair, drying your hair at a lowest heat settingfor a longer period of time would be beneficial to prevent your hair frompuffing up as you dry your hair. Part two of three:Learning the technique 5.
Plugin your iron and flick the switch on There will benumbered heat setting that you can adjust to your desired level. The frizzierand thicker your hair, the higher the numbered setting should be. If your hairis thin make sure to set your straightener to the lowest number to avoid damage.6. Sectioningyour hair Sectioning dependson the volume of your hair. In case of more volume the number of sectionsshould be more, and vice versa.
The best thing to do is make your sections oneto two inches thick so that it will be easier to pass through the straightener.· Clip or pin the sections of your hair you arenot straightening on the top of your head. · The easy way to do this is to pin all the sectionsof your hair on the top except that part which you are straightening and thentake that left out part of the section and straighten your hair.
7. Placethe straightener above the roots The straightenershould not be placed near the roots as it might damage the hair. This means thatstraightening should start from above the root of your hair an inch above thescalp. 8. Run theflat iron down the length The motion ofthe straightener should be downward, from top to bottom.
The most importantthing to be noted here is that you should not hold on the straightener in asame place for too long as it might damage your hair and might create somefolds in your hair. 9. Run thestraightener over the sections several times You may have torun through the sections several times or only once depending on the volume ofyour hair. It also depends on the strength of your straightener, lower the heatsetting more times you will have to run your straightener over a section ofyour hair. If you see thesteam there is nothing to be scared off but if you smell burning of your hairthen turn down the heat setting immediately.