The hair straightener is the one hair tool that tends to do the most damage to our hair. Women often use it every day to obtain the style that they want at work or at school. This often damages the hair by drying it out, making it brittle and causing split ends. If you were not one who was blessed with manageable straight hair it may require some work getting the right style but there are ways to do it without damaging your hair.
1. Apply Product
Put a heat protective product onto your hair before you do any styling to it. There are some products that are fantastic in not only protecting your hair from heat damage but in nourishing it and often repairing the damage that has already been done. There are also shampoos that have heat protecting qualities to them.
2. Air Dry your Hair
Instead of blow drying your hair immediately once you are out of the shower you should let your hair air dry as long as possible.
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This will keep your hair from getting to dry and brittle. This will also help to prevent any breakage from happing throughout the styling process. Do not straighten your hair when it is wet because it will damage it furthermore.
3. Avoid Overheating
Too much styling and too many visits to the salon can actually result in bad news for your hair. It’s very important to get rid of the exposure to the heat and always set the straightener at the lowest setting and apply it for the least amount of time.
4. Quality Tools
If you are going to be using styling tools often then it is much more important to invest in quality ones. The right tools are not going to damage your hair because of the ceramic that is on the tool. Find a ceramic plate that prevents split ends and damage. A tip for healthy straight hair is to always get reputable products and hair tools.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE