Straighteners get your hair brighter, silky and with less static electricity. The hairstyle keeps up, on average, throughout 24 hours or less. Some devices bring a cool bag to pack the straightener, even hot. Some have a LCD screen. This LCD screen is convenient to get the function and the selected temperature.
Almost all flat irons have (or should have) an indicator that lets you know when the plates are hot. Most of flat irons are ready for use in less than a minute.
Flat Iron Security measures
- Never use the straightener on wet hair to not damage your hair.
- Keep water away from the flat iron.
- Adjust the straightener 120 ° C to 160 ° C for thin and fragile hair; 160 ° C to 180 ° C at normal or dyed hair and 180 ° C to 200 ° C for strong hair, thick and rebel. Select the minimum if you have no experience.
- Do not touch with your fingers inside the plates to avoid burns.
- When using the flat iron when is hot, make sure that the surface (plates) are resistant to high temperatures.
- On painted hair moderate temperature to not affect the color.
Smooth in 4 steps - Quick guide to straight yout hair with a flat iron:
- Dry your hair well and brush it complety . Regulate the temperature in order to fit yor hair type.
- With a hair tie lift the entire upper part of the hair, and leave only the hair strands from the bottom. Work the hair from bottom to top up from the root to the tip. Smooth small strands at a time for best results (should not exceed the length of the plates).
- Press the strands between the plates without too much pressure with your hand. Slide the device from the root to the tips at a regular speed and without stopping. Each pass should take no more than 2 seconds in total, to not burn yout hair. If necessary, repeat the operation.
- Follow the movement with both hands for better press and to guide the plates of the flat iron. According to the desired hairstyle, rotate the plates in or out (to make curls). If the strand ends out not so well, you can wet it with water and, after dry it, re-press the hair on the straightener.