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Using A Hair Straightener For More Volume In Your Hair

March 31, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

When most women purchase their hair straightening iron they do so with the intentions of using the hair styling tool to remove the curl and frizz from their hair. Of course these professional styling tools are designed to do just that and they get the job done perfectly. But a straightener can also be used to put volume and even curl into a hair as well when used just right.

To add volume with a hair straightener it is simply a matter of which direct you will hold your hair and run the iron to encourage volume. When you want more body and no curl in your hair after washing and completely drying your hair divide your locks into many small sections that can easily fit into the plates of the hair straightener. Then on each section you will start as close to the scalp as possible and run the hair iron over your hair slowly while pulling the section you are working on directly upwards.

Once you have done each section this way flip your hair forwards and apply some hair spray to the roots to hold the volume you just put in place. Once you get used to using a hair straightener for more than just smoothing out hair you will begin to use it almost exclusively for all of your styling needs.

Watching Videos For The Best Flat Iron Tips

March 30, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

If you want to start using a flat iron to get those gorgeous straight locks that so many women are featuring in their hairstyle now it can seem daunting at first on just how you want to go about doing that. Of course some women make an appointment with a stylist and have them do their hair the first time and they pay close attention to how the professional uses the flat iron to get their hair looking its best. Of course this can be a little tough to do since you really cannot get a good view of the top of your own head to see exactly what is going on.

Of course you can also read on how to do this on the internet but even this is tough for some women since it just sounds so easy until you actually grab a flat iron and try to perform the steps. Luckily the boom in videos on the internet now means there is a wealth of flat iron tips in easily viewable video formats. These snippets of women flattening their hair with a flat iron makes seeing just how to use one of these professional hair tools a whole lot easier and some women have some really good tips to share that may come in handy for you.

Joining A Group Of Flat Iron Users On the Web

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We all see this great looking women on runways and on TV with beautiful straight hair and yet it seems to me that so many of use normal women just cannot get this look no matter how hard we seem to try. For many their hair just seems to have a mind of their own and it just seems to want to be frizzy and out of control. Yet there are stories all the time about how a professional hair straightener can get rid of that frizz and curl to give you that long sleek gorgeous hair that you want. But then there are the stories that hair straightening irons do not work well and that the celebs we see just have great looking hair because they have stylists to take care of them.

Well regular women can get gorgeous straight hair by using a professional hair straightener and there are even groups out there willing to talk about which irons they use and how they get those great results. There are many flat iron users on facebook that share all kinds of information and even before and after photos of themselves to help other women who want to get this really hot look.

Does Repeated Styling Tool Use Damage Your Hair?

March 26, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Women always hear conflicting reports on just how much damage can be done to their hair with the hair tools they use to get the latest styles. In some cases it sounds like your hair will fall out if you use a hair iron daily while in others they make it seem you are actually helping your hair by using one of these professional hair tools. It can be confusing and make it hard to understand what is best for your hair.

The truth is that actually both are true and the one variable that controls the outcome is the user of the styling tool. Of course poorly made hair irons that have exposed metal are never good for your hair but with well made quality tools such as Chi flat irons you can actually help your hair and not do any damage. The results you will get with these professional hair irons will be up to the user. If the user uses the hair iron on wet hair or too high a temperature setting of course damage will occur to the hair. But with proper use irons that utilize ionic technology and other advanced materials can actually help your hair look its best and be healthier.

The Advances In Modern Hair Straighteners

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Women today have hair styling so easy and yet many do not realize just how good they have it with the modern styling tools and products available to them. As recently as the 60’s women were using styling tools that were still as primitive as the first models created before the turn of the century. These early tools were more like medieval torture devices that caused significantly more damage to the hair with one use than our modern hair tools cause in their lifetime.

A great example is the method women have used over the years to remove the excess curl from their hair. In the past everything has been used from harsh chemicals that caused severe burns to the scalp when used or even clothing irons to smooth out the body in the hair. Neither method was very effective and both were very dangerous and damaging to the user.

The modern professional flat iron is made with some of the best material available such as tourmaline and titanium so that they are not only effective at straightening the hair but also gentle to the hair and the user in the process. These modern hair straighteners and styling tools are so much farther advanced than tools of the past women of today should be very happy that they do not have to suffer to style their hair.

Exfoliating For A Healthy Scalp

March 24, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

We try and use the best hair products we can to look absolutely gorgeous but those products may actually be bringing our hair down instead of raising it to all new heights of volume and health. Yes, women do seek out the best rated flat iron to give their hair that sleek and smooth appearance but not taking care of your scalp can leave your hair flat, dry, and limp. This is because your scalp is an extension of your skin and should get the same care and attention as the skin on the rest of your body receives.

The hair products we use on a daily basis build up on our scalp creating a unhealthy foundation for your hair to grow in. By exfoliating your scalp you can energize the skin where your hair takes root to create a healthier environment that will grow healthier hair. Some studies have linked hair lose in women to an unhealthy scalp as well as slowed growth of hair. Once or twice a week every women should use a shampoo that contains glycolic or salicylic acid to remove that buildup of products and dead skin cells so that their scalp will be healthier for healthier hair.

The Need For Protein For Healthy Hair

March 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

We all want our hair to look its best and many women spend lots of money to get the best hair styling products, shampoos, and hair styling tools to get that really great looking hair. Everyone knows that what we do to our hair and how we take care of it has a large impact on how good it appears and how healthy it is. Yet, there is something more than just what kind of hair flat irons you use, it is also what foods you eat. It is hard to believe that the food you eat can have a very large impact on the health of your hair but it is true. What goes into your mouth is what your body uses to grow and maintain those locks on your head so you need to eat what your body needs to have great looking hair.

Hair is made up of almost all protein so your body needs plenty of good quality lean protein in order to have healthy hair. Not getting enough will leave your hair thin causing it to have less body and even less shine. By eating plenty of protein your body can adequately grow plenty of hair that you can style to look absolutely gorgeous.

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