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How To Clean A Hot Comb (Pressing Comb)

As thick, coarse requires intense heat from hot comb, which will burn hair products and your hair too. These product build up on the comb’s teeth and sometimes it’s impossible to remove it (then you would search for a new hot comb – I recommend a few sets) It’s not nice if your hot comb glides through your hair with buildup. For a good, clean press – you should clean your hot comb at least once a month. Hot comb can be simply cleaned by soap, brush and hot water if it doesn’t get dirty. But in case of your comb built up dirt heavily, you will need to clean by a mini wire brush, and prepare the cleaning agent – baking soda and vinegar. It would be a mixture of hot water with the agent. Put your hot comb into the mixture for about 30 minutes (or longer if later you still see a lot of black gunk sticking in between comb’s teeth). If you have a electric comb, don’t submerge the entire comb into the mixture as as …

5 Useful Tricks For Anyone Who Uses A Hot Comb

Hot combs (pressing comb) that are either electric or non-electric (that you heat it up over stove burner). They may cause hair loss, damage to the hair shaft, burn of the scalp, steal shine from your hair if you don’t use it a right way. I’ve rounded up a few tricks and tips. #1. If oil (burnt gunk) builds up on the teeth of hot comb you can clean it by an old tooth brush. #2. Frequently clean your hot comb – using hot comb can lead to hair loss. You will find the comb has a lot of hair on their teeth. As long as they are there the next styling session, they will cause hair breakage. I recommend cleaning your hot comb twice a month. You can clean it with hot water, dish soap and a brush (I prefer the metal brush – it’d be more effective to remove gunk) #3. If you are using a pressing comb that put into a stove (or a stove burner) for heating up. To check how hot …

10 Signs It’s Time To Say Goodbye To Your Old Blow Dryers

Professional blow dryers either for home use or salon stylists will reach its end. In this post, I’ve rounded up 10 signs that your dryer need replacing. 1. Your blow dryer products an abnormal noise that you’ve never heard before There are 2 possible causes. Your blow dryer’s DC motor’s malfunctioning or the fan broke. 2. Your hair appears dry and frizzy Maybe your old dryer is obsolete in terms of tech, newer models will be a solution for it. 3. It takes more time than it would dry your hair Airflow and heat are key factors for drying hair and new technologies allow drying your hair even faster. Coil, ionic, ceramic, tourmaline, titanium heatings are conventionally used for hair dryer, but the latest supersonic tech such as Dyson Supersonic hair dryer providing incredibly fast drying time. 4. The dryer no longer works on your hair That’s when you applied hair products on your hair or just colored your hair. 5. The lifespan of hair dryer? For safety reason, a handheld blow dryer should be replaced after 5 years (up to …

Best One Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer Styling Brush

A brush plus hair dryer – While you dry hair you can style it. This product created a social media buzz around it. Consider your hair type because it will give different results for different hairstyles and types. Quick Look About One Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer Powerful – up to 1100 Watts – it’s loud like a regular hair dryer Quickly dry and volumize hair Swivel cord – easy to handle Oral brush so you can create different types of look, depend on which side of hair dryer you go through your hair section. It’s pretty interesting that you can either curl or volumize by twisting the tool. Smooth and airy hair are possibly obtainable if using high-setting once the hair dry, switch to cool setting. You can style with wide hair section What’s the best? HOT TOOLS One Step Blow Dryer Though while gliding this dryer through it’s a bit intensive to your hair but it is easy and effortless to use. You get a sleek, straight and smooth results as their heating …

HOW TO USE A STRAIGHTENING BRUSH

It is easy to use a hair straightening brush, which quickly turns your stresses before you head out in the morning. If you just got a great straightening brush, here are a few quick tips and tricks how to use it effectively. Step #1: Switch it on and and heat it up to any temperature you like. Step #2: The straightening brush is not going to de-tangle your hair, so you must brush your hair out – leaving it no-tangle or messy. It should be clean and dry too. Step #3: It’s going to easier to work with your hair if you section it. Step #4: Take a small section of you hair and place the straightening brush inside it (go underneath), hold on the hair and slowly go from the root to the tip. This will create some lifts at the root and doesn’ make your hair have ”flat looking”. By one side straightening the heat damaging is minimal to your hair. Note that don’t take a large, thick hair section because it won’t …

Five Hair Straightening Mistakes You Should Avoid

#1. Use a wrong product that can make your hair sticky before straightening. Especially Hair Lacquer Spray that persists. #2. Don’t apply heat protectant spray. The thermal heat protectant doesn’t totally eliminate the side effect of using hot styling tools but it can reduce up to 50% damage caused by heat. If you have dry hair find a product that specifically designed for that type of hair. Test several products if you could that doesn’t leave hair sticky, gummy, or feel wet after applying. #3 Too Large Hair Sections. You should section your hair to the size that work for your straightener. With big, thick and heavy sections hair you have to do many pass in order to get the desired result, and also the heat couldn’t get evenly into hair section, the inside won’t be “treated” by heat and the ouside hair section get the heat more than it should. So the smaller hair section, the better, but not to skinny (too small) #4 Horizontal hair sections will give flat looking to your hair. …

How To Curl Short Hair with A Curling Wand

I have seen individuals who do a dramatic chop, and panic when it is time to style their short hair. Firstly, they are not used to this length and as such aren’t aware of the tips and techniques to use when styling. And, they don’t even know if curled short hair will frame their face well. I am here to let you know that short hair is very versatile and can be styled in any effortless look, especially curls. Also, you can curl your hair to frame your face by covering your forehead, highlighting your jawbones or cheekbones and so much. Using a curling wand on short hair is as easy as counting to the number four. And as such, here is a 4 step routine on how to use a curling wand on a short hair, but first you’ve got a great curling wand STEP ONE Apply heat or thermal protectant along the tresses of your hair. It will keep your hair protected from the heat produced from the curling wand which would burn, …

Best Wooden Comb For Hair Growth

Wooden combs have many benefits to your hair, one of which is to encourage hair growth. A myth that using wooden combs helps boost hair growth because it spreads more natural oils from scralp and triggers hair follicles. Study which type of wooden has greatest effect on hair is not my quest, but simply put the size and the desnity of teeth may have an effect on hair growth. Note that it also depends on how you comb through your hair. Take that into the considertation Here are a few for you to choose from Onedor Natural Handmade Green Sandalwood Wide Tooth Comb This comb is made from natural wood, namely green sandalwood – which is unfortunately not related to hair growth – A research on Nature Communications reveals that chemicals in synthetic sandalwood would stimulate new hair growth but the natural variety doesn’t. It is of a decent size and very easy to grip whether it is being used in your hair, your children’s hair or man’s hair. Also, it relieves any scalp tension …

Best Sulfate Free Shampoos And Conditioners

Sulphates are not really our hair enemy. Sulfates such as SLES and SLS are chemicals that cosmetic companies has used for a long time for personal care products – such as shampoo, bodywash, SLES (INCI: Sodium Laureth Sulfate) sold under the trade name – Texapon N 70 manufactured by Basf. SLS (INCI: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) often sold under the trade name TEXAPON OC-N manufactured by Basf If you have sensitive skin using shampoos and conditioners with these ingredients may not be a good thing. But the true is not many people develop allergic to it, if any observed with rashes, swelling, and even redness! While sulphates are fine for healthy hair if you have fine, dry hair – prone to breakage due to losing natural oil. Another concern is possibly the 1,4 dioxane is not totally eliminated during production process. And companies didn’t indicate which products are 1,4 dioxane free because it is not regulated by FDA. According to NCBI – There is not valid information that long term exposure to 1,4 dioxane in personal …

Titanium VS Ceramic Which Type of Hair Straightener Should I Choose?

Titanium (metal) and Ceramic are most common kinds of material that hair straighteners’ plates are made from. Both of them emit far-infrared heat, which dries hair from the inside out. They also generate the negative ions to neutralize (or stablize) dry hair. But there are a few differences between them (like heating mechanism), and that could be the factors you decide which one to buy, let’s find out. Comparision table ​ Ceramic Flat Iron According to Wikipeadia, A ceramic is an inorganic, nonmetallic[a] solid material comprising metal, nonmetal or metalloid atoms primarily held in ionic and covalent bonds. The first form of this material found dated back more than 27000 years ago. By properties of the material,non-erosive, heat conducted, it is ideal for making plates of flat irons. Pros: Cons: Ceramic plates are not just gentle on hair, but also the heat realeased from them. Our recommendations for best ceramic flat irons: Solia Tourmaline Ceramic Ion Flat Iron  RUN AWAY FHI FLAT IRON High-end model with fully ceramic coated plates Titanium Flat Iron Basically Titanium is a metal, …