Sometimes you may feel like going out with straight, shiny and smooth hairstyle, but you may be afraid of the damage direct heat could do to your hair or don’t have time to work with the straight iron. You can get the straight hairstyle with added volume in no time and professionally without leaving your house. Learn the key tips to successfully blow-dry your curly hair straight.
1- Wash Your Hair Thoroughly.
First tip is to get your hair washed clean of any oil, dirt, or any products rescue in your hair. Use your usual shampoo to clean your hair and scalp then apply your conditioner, pay especial attention to the tips and roots of your hair, comb your hair with a wide toothed comb to separate the conditioner through out your hair evenly, wait a few minutes then rinse your hair clean.
2- Make Your Hair Damp Wet.
Before you apply the hair dryer to your hair wrap your hair in a clean towel to get rid of excess water, making your hair damp wet and not dripping of water will save you so much time and effort and will make the hair drying process much more accurate.
3- Apply Your Heat Protection.
Once your hair is already damp wet then apply your heat Protestant.
If you want a classic straight hairstyle, apply a thermal and a leave-in straightening treatment.
If you want added volume then start by adding hair mousse from roots to tips, then apply the volumizer to the roots only, then hair oil to the rest of the length of the hair.
4- Section Your Hair.
In order to have a voluminous straight hairstyle you will need to section your hair evenly into small sections of about an inch wide, this may feel like too much work to do but by contrary, sectioning your hair will make the process less confusing and will ensure that the hot air reaches every single lock of your hair.
Start from the back of your head behind your ear, take a section of your hair and start blow drying it using a round brush, make sure the air reaches the roots of your hair, finish section by section from the back of your head up.
5- Attach Your Nozzle.
You probably put the nozzle of your hair dryer somewhere and forgot about it long time ago, but you won’t imagine how important the nozzle is, it directs and concentrate the hot air to the hair section which will save you time and effort.
6- Style Your Hair as You Wish.
Now that your hair is dry you can style it the way you want and show off its volume, you can bring it to the side or leave it down the middle to preserve its volume.