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Getting the Right Temperature on Your Hair Iron For You

April 9, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

One mistake so many women make when they begin using a hair iron to straighten their hair is to turn the temperature setting on the iron to its maximum level. Many feel that the higher the heat the more effective the iron will be. To some degree this is true but that is not the only thing you need to consider when setting the heat on your variable temperature hair iron such as the Babyliss pro flat iron.

Some hair irons have an upper limit of approximately 200 degrees while others may go all the way up to the area of 400 degrees. Yes, the higher the temperature setting the better job the iron will do straightening your hair and the longer that style will stay locked into your tresses. But for those with damaged or thin hair this high temperature can be devastating to the health of your hair and cause excessive damage. Most women should consider setting the temperature of the iron in the mid to low levels and use them at this setting. With time and experience with your hair iron you will learn your hairstyle and know whether this is effective for you. If it is not than you can start moving the temperature setting up a little at a time until you find the optimal one for you.

Avoiding Too Much Heat To Your Hair In Winter

January 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Winter can be very tough on your hair since the outside air gets much dryer with the colder temperatures. This will rob your hair of its own personal natural oils, which help it look sleek and shiny therefore leaving it dried out and dull appearing. Using hair styling tools that do not have variable temperature settings can only add to the drying out of your hair that the winter weather is already causing.

Inexpensive hair tools do not have a way to control the temperature on you curling iron or hair straightening tool and this causes you to use more heat than necessary to get the job done especially if you have thin or fine hair. Most professional hair styling tools include a variable temperature setting that is easy to operate so you can dial in just the right amount for the job but not so much that you dry out your winter wary hair in the styling process. When combined with a excellent hair conditioner along with proper hair care such as never going outside with wet hair and despite the dryer than normal conditions you will still look your best right up until spring and beyond.

What To Look For In Your Ionic Hair Dryer

January 21, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Heat is the biggest enemy of the health of your hair and everyone knows that to look your best you need to get your hair at its most vital. One of the sources we expose our hair to the most heat with is the blow dryer and this can really take its toll if you use an inexpensive model often. Ionic hair dryers are scientifically proven to be better for the health of your hair since they do not use as much heat to get your hair dry for you.

Of course there are lots of ionic hair dryers on the market and each has its own features available and some of these are more important than others. Most all of them have variable temperature settings but some only offer a couple of settings while others offer several for a wider selection. This gives you more control over how much heat the dryer will use and expose your hair to.

Other useful features include dual voltages so that you can use your ionic blow dryer anywhere as well as a cold air shot to help set the style you have created with one easy shot of cool air.

Using Your Hair Dryer Properly

November 13, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

It would seem a hair dryer is a simple enough hair styling tool that it would be hard to not use it correctly, but many women do simply because they do not know better. This incorrect usage of their dryer results in lose of moisture in their hair that results in that dry frizzy look that makes hair hard to style and unhealthy looking. Cheap hair dryers are never good for your hair, as they will only dry out your hair and leave it unhealthy. The best hair dryers will have variable temperature settings and even cool shot buttons and learning how to use these properly are key to getting the most from your dryer and getting the best styles.

Getting Very Straight Hair Even With Discount Flat Irons

November 7, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Many women purchase discount hair straighteners and then get frustrated with the results when their curly hair will just not go away and they do not get that sleek hair that they are wanting. For some women these inexpensive flat irons will work decently especially when they are combined with hair straightening products to assist the iron in get those curls out. Though for the best results you should really acquire a professional grade flat iron. The Ceramic plates and variable temperature settings that these irons have do a superior job over those discount flat irons and making beautiful straight hair.

Getting the Best Flat Iron

October 29, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

There are several things you need to look at if you want a professional straightening iron that will not only get the job done well but will also work best for your hair type. Flat irons come in many sizes and materials plus each has different features, which they claim are the best ones to have.

For the most part professional flat iron plates are made with either ceramic of titanium and both claim to be the best for your hair. Of course both of them are perfectly fine for your hair and as long as both are solid and not coated they will be the best plate material for anyone’s hair. The size of the plate does not affect the irons straightening ability but for different hair types different plates are better. For those with lots of thick or really curly hair larger plates will get the job done quicker than smaller ones. While for those who have thin or short hair smaller plates will do a better job of straightening these pieces, which would slip out of a larger iron easier. The best irons will also have variable temperature settings so that you can customize the exact temperature setting you need to straighten your hair effectively.

The Karmin G3 Hair Straightener

October 22, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Many hairdressers feel that the Karmin G3 is the best flat iron available for the money whether for salon or even for home use. Karmin is one of the leading makers of quality hair tools that are made for the salon but affordable enough that the home user can own them as well without spending a fortune. The G3 is sleek and easy to use for getting amazing results in straightening your hair. With a variable temperature setting and quick heat up times these irons will get the results you want quickly and easily.

Using The Proper Temperature On Hair Tools

September 24, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Many women fail to use the variable temperature settings on their hair tools properly with many just putting them on the highest setting and leaving it. This can be very unhealthy for your hair and may cause more damage than most women realize. Using too hot of a temperature on hair straightening irons and curling irons will of course do the obvious and scorch your hair causing unnecessary damage. But many women do not realize that this excess heat can also cause hair loss, which will leave your hair less full and invigorating. Prevent damage to your hair by finding and using the temperature, which is best for your hair type.

Getting The Best Curling Iron

September 23, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

If you are looking for a great curling iron that will leave your hair looking its absolute best than you need to remember that you always get what you pay for. If you purchase a discount iron from a drugstore than you will not get the salon quality results that comes from a professional curling iron that you can get from a beauty supply shop. Really the cost for a quality curling iron is not that much more than those off brand irons yet the results can be dramatically different. Things such as a variable temperature setting and a ceramic barrel can mean the difference between looking good and looking great.

Karmin One Inch Curling Irons

September 22, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Not all curling irons are made alike and some just are not as effective at curling hair as others. If you are looking for a salon quality curling iron that will get great results for the best looking hairstyles then you should consider a Karmin curling iron. Karmin irons such as their one inch ceramic curling iron is designed to be easy to use and get the best possible curl in your hair. With a ceramic barrel and variable temperature settings no matter what your hair type this iron will be perfect for you.

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