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Straighten your Hair without Damaging it

Straighten your Hair without Damaging it - Brush out hair before taking a shower. Get all the knots out of that super-thick hair of yours.

Wash your hair with a normal amount of shampoo, maybe a tablespoon, and use it mainly on your scalp to cleanse and get rid of grease/residue. Use a less then the usual amount of conditioner so you don't make your scalp greasy. Work it through your hair, from the scalp to tips of strands. Rinse it out with cold water. This helps to smooth the follicles.

Gather your hair and gently wring out the excess water over the sink. Comb, never brush, your hair to get tangles out.

Take a round brush that has some hold, or grip to it, and start blow drying. Always use the medium or low (never high) heat setting, but the air flow setting can be turned up to high or whatever you like, if you have those options. Section off your hair (horizontally of course) and begin with the hair at the back of your neck and work up to the crown of your head. Part hair into five sections if it's really thick, although you may only need two sections. start with the hair on the bottom and work to the top, pulling the hair taut with the round brush and following it with the dryer. Do this until your hair is completely dry, or you may totally fry your hair with the flat iron.

Straighten your Hair without Damaging it

Turn the heat on your flat-iron up to the second or third highest heat for thick hair, and the lower settings for thinner hair. While waiting for it to heat up, apply a heat protection spray or serum evenly on your hair.

Section your hair once again and work up to the crown of your head. Clamp the flat iron on a strand of hair and pull to the ends of hair. Curling the iron slightly inwards at the tips will give your hair a softer edge. You may need to go over a section of hair up to five times, but go slow and it will straighten better. If you have gone over five times and that strand is still curly or wavy, wait and move onto another strand. Give it a chance to cool off and then attempt again. You may want to apply a serum or cream after each section to smooth it down and hydrate it, but don't use too much or your hair will look greasy and weighed down.

Source: http://www.wikihow.com/Straighten-Thick%2C-Curly-Hair-Without-Damaging-It

Straighten your Hair without Damaging it

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