How To Straighten Your Hair
There are various methods to straighten hair. It can be done at a local beauty salonor at home. If you have wavy or naturally curly hair, there's probably timesyou would like to experience straight hair, even if its just for a day.
There are a number of ways to straighten hair at least for a few hours. However, for a much longer lasting effect, you can opt for salon chemical and commercial heat treatments. But if you desire to find out more on how to get straight hair a natural way, then once again there are several options you can use. The following information sheds light on all such methods on straightening ones hair. Simply read through it and choose the techniqure that most suits your lifestyle.
Straightening Your Hair At A Salon
Your local beauty salon can offer you straight hair through two different methods. These are what are known as commercial thermal reconditioning and of course, the use of a flat-iron. Thermal reconditioning requires an application of specific chemical solutions, and followed-up by straightening your hair with a heavy duty flat iron. This effect will usually last up to about 6 to 12 months. However, hair regrowth does suggest that it be reconditioned thermally about every 30 days or so.
If your desire is only to temporarily straighten your hair, simply choose the flat-iron option instead. To fully understand how these procedures work you should be aware that your hair is divided into small groups. Each group is straightened with a commercial, heavy-duty pre-heated flat iron. You may also here this referred to as "hair straightener." The main drawback is this procedure requires sufficient heat being used, and this can (if not done correctly) have a tendency to damaged the hair when its done frequently. However, these days, a specially developed "heat protective serum" which contains commercial silicones along with other chemicals is now available. By using "heat protective serum" prior to running a flat-iron on the hair can prevent your hair from thermal type damage.
When you have your hair straightened at a salon the use of special chemicals along with a heavy-duty flat-iron will result in an instant straightening effect on your hair. Nevertheless, constant and regular use may bring about some ill-effects on your hair and scalp over a long period of time. So, it's probably for the best that you ask a professional stylist about how to straighted your hair without the use of a flat-iron and/or how to get a straight hair effect without excessive use of heat.
Straightening Your Hair At Home
Here is one of the best ingredients to use for straightening your hair at home. Pour a glass of coconut milk into a clean container. Next, add approximately one quarter cup of lemon juice. Then mix and blend the ingredients really well. What you do next is place the container in the refrigerator for at least 2-3 hours. You should check it periodically to see if a creamy layer has formed at its top. When it has settled to the right consistency, apply it on your hair rubbing it gently through as you go. After you've done this, leave it the creamy paste in your hair for about 30 minutes. If you do this at least once a week it'll straighten your hair in about 4-6 weeks. In addition to the straightening effect, by regularly using a misture of coconut milk and lemon juice you will discover that it actually makes your hair smooth and shiny looking.
Another method of straightening your hair is to use a mixture of eggs and pure honey. Simply beat two or three eggs (the number of eggs you use will depend mainly upon the actual thickness and length of your hair) then separate the white part of the eggs. Next, add some honey to it using the ratio of egg whiteand pure honey at a 4 to 1 blend. It's a good idea to really mix the two ingredients well. Once you've done this separate your strands of hair into smaller sections. Take one section and apply this blend evenly from the root of the hair to the actual hair tip. You must do this separately for all of the sections of hair. You should then allow the mixture to dry on your hair for at least 30 minutes. Next, wash it off really well using plenty of water. For the best results, you should use "cold water" because it will leave your hair with a shiny glow about it. Also don't use a blow dryer but instead allow your hair to air dry naturally. You should do this procedure at least twice every 30 days. This method is truly one of the most easiest and popular methods on how to straighten your hair without using harsh chemicals or heat from a flat-iron.
A third way to straighten your hair is to use a mixture heena, lemon juice and egg white. Simply use a clean container and add a single cup of curd, 3 to 4 drops of fresh lemon juice, the white of an egg along with 2-3 teaspoons of quality mustard oil. You should then blend all of these ingredients well. The prime reason for doing this is to give the mixture the consistency of creamy paste. You should leave it overnight. You should also oil your hair really well with warm mustard oil prior to going to bed. The next day you should then apply the creamy paste on your hair, and leave it on for at least 120 minutes. Next, wash it off really well using plenty of clean water. Do this until the actual brown color stops running out from your hair. But don't use a commercial shampoo to wash your hair. Allow it to air dry naturally and once dry rub your hair through using mustard oil. You should leave it in for at least 24-hours after which you should use a a mild baby shampoo to wash your hair. The results will be... you'll discover that your hair is much smoother and with a great shine. If you do this for a minimum of 15 days it will not only straighten your hair but will also improve the overall hetitleh of your hair as well.
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