Tips For Keeping Your Hair Straight All The Time
Messy, wavy hair is quite trendy and curls also look gorgeous but still most girls love how straight hair looks. Straight hair gives a polished and elegant look. If you have naturally straight hair, it is quite low maintenance and you can go anywhere without even bothering about brushing it But if your hair is naturally wavy or curly then getting sleek, straight hair is a task and making it stay all day is even tougher. Heat and humidity tend to make hair frizzy and the straightening lasts even shorter.
You can try some of these tips to keep your hair straight for a longer period of time-
Use shampoo and conditioner that are meant to keep hair straight. There are many such shampoos in the market. Tresemme and Sunsilk are quiet popular.
The Right Straightening Procedure
If you straighten your hair at home, you need to follow the procedure correctly and give some time. Apply a heat protecting serum on freshly washed hair. Blow dry your hair. Take straightening iron and use it on small sections of hair one by one. If you take bigger sections then the straightening will not last long. When you are done straightening your hair, follow up with a silicone based serum. It will prevent humidity from damaging your hair texture and will keep it in place.
Then take your hair brush and spritz some hair spray on it. Run the brush on your hair concentrating on the parts that are most prone to frizz. Now your hair is all set to rock for the day.
Use only top quality hair tools and products to get the best results.
There are some DIY recipes that can help in making your hair straight. If you do not get completely sleek hair, it will definitely help in making the straightening last longer. Try these
Multani Mitti (Fuller’s Earth) for Straight Hair- Take 1 cup multani mitti, 2 tbsp rice flour and 1 egg-white. Make a paste with water and apply all over your hair. Comb your hair with a wide-tooth comb and leave for an hour. Rinse thoroughly with water. Then spray milk all over your hair so that it is completely covered. Wait for another 15 minutes and shampoo & condition as usual.
Coconut For Straight Hair- Take a fresh, tender coconut and grate it. Add in some lemon juice and apply the mixture on hair. Leave for 20 minutes and shampoo.
Hot Oil Treatment For Straight Hair- Regular using hot oil treatment relaxes and hydrates your hair. It helps in keeping hair straighter. You can use coconut, sesame or almond oil for the treatment. Heat the oil of your choice and massage your hair an scalp for about 15 minutes. Comb hair and cover with a hot, wet towel. Wait for 30 minutes and shampoo.
Well, this is really popular even though it can damage hair if not done by an expert. Rebonding gives you poker straight and silky hair. Rebonding lasts for almost a year. You need touch ups near the root as the new hair growth is what your natural hair texture is. It is an expensive procedure and can increase hairfall so do your research and opt for only the best salon in town.
You can go for hair smoothening too if your hair is not too wavy but be warned that smoothening lasts for just about 3-4 days.
Cover Your Hair
Whatever procedure you choose for hair straightening, you can make it last long by wrapping your hair in a shower cap while having a bath. This prevents humidity from penetrating your hair. When you go to sleep, wrap your hair in a silk cloth so as not to damage the straightening. If you do not want to wrap your hair, use silk pillow covers and bed sheets.
How do you keep Your Hair Straight All The Time?
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