How do you flat iron your hair without damaging it?

What is the safest way to straighten hair?

Steps for straightening curly hair without frizz or heat damage

  • Shampoo and condition. First, wash your hair with a smoothing shampoo and conditioner. …
  • Towel-dry with a microfiber cloth. …
  • Apply a leave-in conditioner. …
  • Add a heat protectant product. …
  • Section your hair. …
  • Pick your path: flat iron or blow-dry? …
  • Finishing touches.

How can I protect my hair before flat ironing?

To minimize heat damage, always use a heat-protectant before straightening your hair. These products fortify the hair with moisture and form a protective layer to defend hair against heat damage. Select a product formulated with natural and organic ingredients, as it will stay in your hair.

What is the safest temperature to straighten your hair?

Normal hair can be ironed at 300-380 and thick, coarse or extra curly hair at 350-400. Start at a lower level and increase as needed.

Should I moisturize my hair before flat ironing?

YES.. before blow drying and straightening the hair, condition with a nice moisturizing conditioner. This improves the moisture and elasticity in the hair. Deep conditioning before a straightening session is key to moisture and shine.

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