How To Perfectly Straighten Hair – A Complete Guide

Straight, shiny hair can dramatically change your look. Its the kind of hair style that looks great no matter what your outfit is, whether you have a casual outfit on or wearing something formal, straight hair looks amazing irrespective and works well with every hair length. But you  gotta  know how to do it right. We got on board Sabs the salon to help you straighten your hair like a pro. Read on to find out the best tips and tricks for the ultimate straight hair.

 

 

  • Start with a good shampoo and conditioner

If you are looking for the ultimate straight hair, you have to start in the shower, you have to use shampoo and conditioner that are meant for straight, smooth, silky hair. Lets be real, no shampoo or conditioner can actually make your hair straight but they can certainly smooth out your hair by providing moisture.  For people who have really dry and damaged hair, they need to use products that are hydrating and able to smooth out the hair. According to a hair stylist at Sabs,

“For people who have dry and damaged hair, we shampoo their hair  and condition with a mask, we add few drops of serum in the mask, apply and leave it on for few minutes. After rinsing, we blow dry and apply more serum, then blow dry and straighten with iron.”

  • Rough dry your hair with a blowdryer

If you are trying to get sleek, straight hair the best way to rough dry your hair with a blow dryer. In order to avoid getting frizz in the hair, point the nozzle downward.

  • Use a heat protectant

You need to apply a heat protectant serum or an oil that will ensure that you dont sizzle your hair, it will also ensure that frizz is reduced. Argan oil is a great heat protectant and gives that extra shine to your hair.

  • Straighten but Don’t use extremely high temperature

Most straighteners come with the heat setting of 450 degree but it is usually for in salon, professional keratin treatment. You are not supposed to use such high temperatures at home, because it causes long term damage. Keep the temperature between 300 to 350 degree.

  • Use a finishing product

If you have frizzy hair, using a finishing product after straightening is a good idea. A hair spray that can hold the hair together can be used but make sure that you let the hair cool down, before spraying.

  • Use a flat iron that has advanced technology 

If you have an older version of straightener no matter what steps you take, you will end up with less than perfect straight hair. Half of the result depends on the straightener that you are using. Invest in a solid straightener of a good brand.

BeautyHooked recommends:

BEAUTIFY BY AMNA TVAL HAIR MIST AND SERUM, Rs.5,000. To shop, click HERE
Beautify by Amna TVAL Hair Mist and Serum
KEUNE STYLE HOT IRON SPRAY 200ML. Rs1,900. To shop, Click HERE

BABYLISS PRO LIGHT HAIR BLOW DRYER 2000, BAB5559E Rs7,625. To shop, click HERE

BABYLISS PRO BAB2073EPYE EP TECHNOLOGY 5.0 STRAIGHTENER, Rs.11,000. To shop, click HERE
Babyliss Pro BAB2073EPYE EP Technology 5.0 Straightener
KEUNE SUPER STRAIGHTENER – (PROFESSIONAL STRAIGHTENING IRON), Rs.8090. To shop, click HERE
Keune Super Straightener - (Professional Straightening Iron)
KEUNE STYLE LIQUID HAIR SPRAY 200ML. Rs1,140. To shop, click HERE

*Disclaimer: All articles published on Beauty Hooked are based on heavy and thorough research by our beauty consultants, makeup artist and experts.  All products recommended have been tried and tested by us personally and only then recommended to you. All these products, at the prices presented, are as of the publication date of the article. Prices presented in the article may vary across retailers in Pakistan depending on the retailer’s margin.

 

 

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Straight, shiny hair can dramatically change your look. Its the kind of hair style that looks great no matter what your outfit is, whether you have a casual outfit on or wearing something formal, straight hair looks amazing irrespective and works well with every hair length. But you  gotta  know how to do it right. We got on board Sabs the salon to help you straighten your hair like a pro. Read on to find out the best tips and tricks for the ultimate straight hair.

 

 

  • Start with a good shampoo and conditioner

If you are looking for the ultimate straight hair, you have to start in the shower, you have to use shampoo and conditioner that are meant for straight, smooth, silky hair. Lets be real, no shampoo or conditioner can actually make your hair straight but they can certainly smooth out your hair by providing moisture.  For people who have really dry and damaged hair, they need to use products that are hydrating and able to smooth out the hair. According to a hair stylist at Sabs,

“For people who have dry and damaged hair, we shampoo their hair  and condition with a mask, we add few drops of serum in the mask, apply and leave it on for few minutes. After rinsing, we blow dry and apply more serum, then blow dry and straighten with iron.”

  • Rough dry your hair with a blowdryer

If you are trying to get sleek, straight hair the best way to rough dry your hair with a blow dryer. In order to avoid getting frizz in the hair, point the nozzle downward.

  • Use a heat protectant

You need to apply a heat protectant serum or an oil that will ensure that you dont sizzle your hair, it will also ensure that frizz is reduced. Argan oil is a great heat protectant and gives that extra shine to your hair.

  • Straighten but Don’t use extremely high temperature

Most straighteners come with the heat setting of 450 degree but it is usually for in salon, professional keratin treatment. You are not supposed to use such high temperatures at home, because it causes long term damage. Keep the temperature between 300 to 350 degree.

  • Use a finishing product

If you have frizzy hair, using a finishing product after straightening is a good idea. A hair spray that can hold the hair together can be used but make sure that you let the hair cool down, before spraying.

  • Use a flat iron that has advanced technology 

If you have an older version of straightener no matter what steps you take, you will end up with less than perfect straight hair. Half of the result depends on the straightener that you are using. Invest in a solid straightener of a good brand.

BeautyHooked recommends:

BEAUTIFY BY AMNA TVAL HAIR MIST AND SERUM, Rs.5,000. To shop, click HERE
Beautify by Amna TVAL Hair Mist and Serum
KEUNE STYLE HOT IRON SPRAY 200ML. Rs1,900. To shop, Click HERE

BABYLISS PRO LIGHT HAIR BLOW DRYER 2000, BAB5559E Rs7,625. To shop, click HERE

BABYLISS PRO BAB2073EPYE EP TECHNOLOGY 5.0 STRAIGHTENER, Rs.11,000. To shop, click HERE
Babyliss Pro BAB2073EPYE EP Technology 5.0 Straightener
KEUNE SUPER STRAIGHTENER – (PROFESSIONAL STRAIGHTENING IRON), Rs.8090. To shop, click HERE
Keune Super Straightener - (Professional Straightening Iron)
KEUNE STYLE LIQUID HAIR SPRAY 200ML. Rs1,140. To shop, click HERE

*Disclaimer: All articles published on Beauty Hooked are based on heavy and thorough research by our beauty consultants, makeup artist and experts.  All products recommended have been tried and tested by us personally and only then recommended to you. All these products, at the prices presented, are as of the publication date of the article. Prices presented in the article may vary across retailers in Pakistan depending on the retailer’s margin.

 

 

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