6 easy steps to hair straightening at home


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Straightening your hair at home can be a breeze when you follow the right steps and have the right tools at your disposal. Find all the tools you need to achieve salon- styled hair right in your own home.

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6 easy steps to hair straightening at home

  1. 1. By: Sydney Salon Supplies 6 Steps to Hair Straightening at Home
  2. 2. Smooth, silky and oh-so-straight, salonstraightening can most certainly turnyour hair into these three, which is whymany women visit salons on a regularbasis. But for those of us with limitedfunds, salon straightening can not onlystraighten our hair but also burden ourbudget. This is where hair straighteningat home becomes very convenient andeconomical.Achieving salon-straight hair at home canbe a challenge. For starters, you may nothave or know the tools or the productsneeded and the process you follow may source: Hair straightener Australiabe hit or miss. To make sure you getsalon-straight hair, here’s a list of 6 easysteps to doing it right, in your own home.
  3. 3. Step 1. CleanIn straightening or any other treatment and stylingprocess, you need to start with clean hair. It is best to haveyour hair washed the day before, freshly washed is fine aswell.Step 2. ConditionAfter washing, make sure to condition your hair using astraightening conditioner. There are several available in themarket today and these can make it shinier and more relaxed.After rinsing, make sure to let it air dry or rough dry using adryer. Do not towel dry aggressively as this can causefrizziness and poufiness.
  4. 4. Step 3. Use a Hair StraighteningProductApply a good straightening product toyour hair. These products come in manyforms, including serums, creams, gelsand balms and will protect your hairwhile straightening and keep it in placeat the same time. If you’re starting withreally dry hair a spray on product willwork best, but if it is still quite dampsomething heavier like a balm would bemore effective. Serums are really goodfor thick hair and add shine once your it Source: GHD Hair Straightenersis straight. Make sure not to use amousse or anything “volumizing” asthese can have the opposite effect of ahair straightener.
  5. 5. Step 4. CombCombing ensures that the straightening product is distributedevenly and that your hair is free of all tangles and knots.Step 5. Blow DryWhen blow drying, make sure topoint your dryer downward whilemoving a large, round bristle brushdown small sections of hair. Makesure to get a good, quality dryer likea ghd Air Hairdryer or any Wahl hairdryer. Cheap drugstore dryers maybe tempting but a good quality dryerwill give much better results and will source: Hair Dryersbe worth the investment.
  6. 6. Step 6. Flat IronUsing a flat iron or hair straightener should only be donewhen it is completely dry; and like your dryer, yourstraightener should also be of good quality, preferably withceramic plates. source: Hair Styling
  7. 7. When using a hair straightener, work with one small sectionat a time and don’t make the temperature too high. A hotterstraightener does not automatically equate to straighter itand may only result in damage. Always keep the hairstraightener moving to avoid burning your hair and only goover a section of hair 3 times at the most. If it still isn’tachieving the desired result, then work on an even smallersection of it.Straightening your hair at home can be a breeze when youfollow the right steps and have the right tools at yourdisposal. At Sydney Salon Supplies you will find all the toolsyou need to achieve salon- styled hair right in your ownhome. They supply top quality hairstraighteners, dryers, clippers, curling iron and so much more.So when you feel like styling without breaking yourbudget, skip the salon and do it yourself with the help ofSydney Salon Supplies’s fine line of products.
  8. 8. About the SourceSydney Salon Supplies provides some of the best professionalhair care and beauty products online, and is owned byAustralia’s award-winning hair stylist Anthony Nader.Anthony is the first Australian salon owner to ever havereleased his own line of hair care and hair styling products.He is a respected and accomplished hair stylist with manyaccolades to his name, including the prestigious AHFAAustralian Masters Award 2010 and the AHFA AustralianHairdresser of the Year in 2006.Sydney Salon Supplies provides numerous branded productoptions for hair care in Australia, including GHD hairstraighteners, Babybliss curling irons, Mason Pearson hairbrushes and combs, and much more.