What's the best way to straighten hair?

I am terrible with doing my hair.Was wondering you all straighten it and what are some easy good tips doing it. Thanks!!

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Sarah-Jeanne

Asked by Sarah-Jeanne at 1:15 PM on Jun. 18, 2008 in Beauty & Style

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  • It's all about the products and appliances you use, I'm a believer in Redken. Find the product called Align, blow dry your hair, then starting at the back(clip the rest of your hair up) use a ceramic straightener and slowly straighten your hair. The smaller sections, the better. Hope this helps.
    bianchi01

    Answer by bianchi01 at 1:22 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

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  • I'm born with straight hair, so i have no idea. Sorry.
    elwalters77

    Answer by elwalters77 at 1:17 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

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  • With a flat iron and heat spray
    bkt84

    Answer by bkt84 at 1:22 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

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  • I would get a shampoo to help flatten your hair. I would definitely invest in quality shampoo because you get what you pay for. I personally like Matrix shampoos. Then invest in a really good flat iron, I like Chi, a little pricey but worth it. I used to be a cosmetologist and people with curly hair and they wanted it straightened, I would wash and condition their hair, then put in some straigtning cream, and blow dry their hair out. It would be a hot mess after I blew it out, but then I would clip their hair up and take down section by section, spray flat iron protectant spray (so the heat doesn't damage their hair) and run the flat iron through their hair. It always came out really nice. Hope this helps!
    bethany_smith

    Answer by bethany_smith at 1:25 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

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  • I would get a shampoo to help flatten your hair. I would definitely invest in quality shampoo because you get what you pay for. I personally like Matrix shampoos. Then invest in a really good flat iron, I like Chi, a little pricey but worth it. I used to be a cosmetologist and people with curly hair and they wanted it straightened, I would wash and condition their hair, then put in some straigtning cream, and blow dry their hair out. It would be a hot mess after I blew it out, but then I would clip their hair up and take down section by section, spray flat iron protectant spray (so the heat doesn't damage their hair) and run the flat iron through their hair. It always came out really nice. Hope this helps!
    bethany_smith

    Answer by bethany_smith at 1:25 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

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  • Don't use a flat iron after blow drying. Let it air dry, then flat iron.
    imacafemom

    Answer by imacafemom at 1:26 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

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  • i use pro. hair straighteners i got mine at my hair salon which is like THE best hair salon
    kaitbowk95

    Answer by kaitbowk95 at 2:00 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

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  • Ion hair dryer,flat paddle comb, blow it dry as straight as you can. Put a heavy cream like matrix extreme cream, before drying. Use a ceramic flat iron, a serum like biosilk silk therapies, a heat spray (anything will work), small sections and a fine tooth comb. Take each section, about the width of 3 fingers, the thickness of 1 finger, take your comb, comb out the tangles, then, start to comb through it again following the comb with the flat iron, smooth as silk.
    abby_dylan

    Answer by abby_dylan at 2:45 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

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  • I use a CHi and my hair could pass for an afro after blow-drying and it take it to silky, smooth and straight strands. My advice is if you get one try looking at a Trade Secret Salon I got mine on sale there for $99 and I can't live without it! (none of the cheap ones will do the trick for me because they don't get hot enough or they are not Ceramic)
    cristyanne

    Answer by cristyanne at 12:03 AM on Jun. 19, 2008

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  • Well I have naturally curly like sherly temple curly hair and when my hair was long I would use straightening and smothing spray or cream and blow dry it straight what ever I did miss I would use a straightning iron and spray it to set it with a anti humidity extra hold hairspray. Now with my hair short and bangs long I use hair putty either blow dry it straight and spray it or straighten it, most times I don't got the time so I will put either hair glue in or putty and hairspray wait till it drys brush it out and reapply hair spray.
    TwistedMalice

    Answer by TwistedMalice at 2:29 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

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