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Do Steam Straighteners Damage Your Hair? Let’s Find Out

There are so many different ways to straighten your hair today that regular flat irons often don’t cut it anymore! Ladies all over the world have been moving in the direction of a newer, more innovative way to straighten your hair and get amazing results – the steam straightener. Many women often wonder: ‘Do steam straighteners really work?’ The short answer is that they absolutely do! In fact, not only do steam straighteners work well to get hair straight and sleek, but they also protect your hair to a certain extent when used properly! Why a steam straightener? If you’ve ever used a hair steamer to do a deep conditioning treatment, then you know the power of steam. Using a regular hooded dryer with dry heat is no match for the hydrating benefits that steam introduces to the hair shaft. Flat irons and other hot tools use dry heat. This dry heat often sucks up the moisture from the hair shaft while it straightens, which is what causes damage and gives hot tools a bad …

Curling Wand Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

If you are shopping for a curling wand please check out our top picks. Otherwise, Just AMAs (ask me anything) Perfect natural curls? it is achievable, I gathered the reader’s questions and answers you can get the most out of your curling wand Which curling wand is best for short hair? Don’t pick the curling iron with large size, my rule: no more than 1 inch Which curling wand is best for long hair? For long hair, I rather go for 1-1/4 inch curling wand. Do I need to apply heat protectant before curling my hair? It’s a must Which size of curling wand should I choose? It’s up to your hairtype here’s the table The best temperature for styling my hair with a curling wand? Is curling iron different from curling wand? Yes, though they do the same job, curling your hair but you get different results. Check out my compararison between these two styling tools.

Curling Iron Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

Perfect curly hairstyle? it is achievable, I gathered the reader’s questions and answers you can get the most out of your curling iron. Which curling iron is best for short hair? Don’t pick the curling iron with large size, pick the one with small barrel. The most suitable? The barrel is no more than 1 inch. My recommendations: BaByliss PRO Nano Titanium Conicurl Iron (1/2 to 3/4 inch Barrel), Hot tools 1 Inch Curling Iron, FHI Heat Platform Tourmaline Ceramic Professional 3/4 Inch Curling Iron and Gold N’ Hot 3/8 Inch Professional 24K Spring Curling Iron. The differences between those curling irons are the quality, price and material made of and the design. Which curling iron is best for long hair? For long hair, I rather go for 1-1/4 inch curling iron. The reason? It saves time and your hair is less exposed to high heat as if you have to pass many times with small barrel. What are the best curling iron for beach waves? It is easy to get beachy waves with  1-1/2″ barrel …

Hair Straightening Flat Irons Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

In this post you will find most common issues people have with hair straighteners. I gathered all reader’s questions about hair products, hair tools and most common issues we have with hair’s best friends. How do I choose my first hair straightener? First you should know your hair type, and then choose an appropriate plate size and temperature setting. For more details, check out our guide. How to straighten hair for salon results? It is very tricky, depending on the size of the hair section you take for straightening, the plate sizes and temperature.  Practice yourself once you will figure out, it is easy and saving you a lot of time, reducing side effect of heat. How to curl my hair with an hair straightener? It is very possible to make a wavy beach style with a flat iron. Which temperature should I set for my hair? Again. Your hair type, hair section and plate size will determine the temperature. Because the highest heat setting can go as high as 410F (even more) and the …