Hair Ironing

Ever wondered how does your hair cuticles open up? The answer is through Heat! It can happen by the sun, hair dryers, curlers, ceramic hair irons or even Flat Ironing. This opening often leads to dry, weak hair, resulting in hair that is damaged and lifeless. Hair Ironing can create a difference to you a Style to Suit Your Face.

Ceramic hair irons have gained a lot of popularity due to their ability to make hair soft, silky and straight. Use these tools correctly to avoid damage.

  • Keep your hair is dry

While you add heat to your hair; please ensure that the hair is completely bone dry. When ironing wet hair, your hair is not able to soak in the moisture that it requires.

  • Protect your locks with a thermal

Make sure you are using a thermal protecting treatment on your hair before applying an iron to your luscious locks. This can be in the form of a spray or cream that, when applied, helps to protect the hair cuticle.

  • Separate the hair into sections

Separating your hair into sections when ironing will help you to achieve a more even, well-rounded application.

  • Slide the iron downwards

After you have separated your hair into sections, secure the unused sections with pins or a clip. Using your hair iron, slide down the shaft starting at the roots and ending on the tips of that section.

  • Use a brush or comb

It is always advisable to have a comb or brush in your free hand while the ironing process is on. This will help you to brush out the hair without touching it with your fingers. Remember, the iron is hot and could burn your hand.

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