Who hasn’t overdone it with their flat iron before? It’s almost too easy to singe your hair, leaving it smelling burnt and maybe even broken! But this is the risk we take when try to get straight locks.
To prevent damage in the future, don’t use the maximum heat setting on your iron; most people can achieve straight strands with a medium temperature.
Furthermore, use a thermal protectant first, like Not Your Mother’s Beat The Heat Thermal Styling Shield Spray, concentrating on the ends.
To stop ends from looking fried, coat them with avocado oil to help moisturize and rebuild the damaged bond. However, if you start to notice that flat-ironing has expedited split ends, it’s time for a trim.
And if you can’t seem to shake that burnt-hair smell, try a fragrance made especially for tresses, like Pure & Petal.
Are you a frequent flat-ironer? What’s your favorite heat-protecting or repair product? Tell us by leaving a comment below.