Here’s the brutal truth about flat irons and hair straightening.
You’re doing it wrong.
And you’re not alone.
According to Cosmopolitan Magazine:
And there’s one serious problem.
What if I told you:
Your hair burns at the same temperature as paper – 451 °F.
Sure, you may not see your hair literally on fire …
… but once heat damage takes its toll – you’re toast.
The warning signs for hair damage are obvious:
- Split ends
- Frizzy & frazzled hair
- Dry & rough hair
- Dull appearance
- Too much breakage
- Difficult to style
- Curls won’t snapback
- High porosity
- Moisturizers won’t work
How To Avoid Damaging Hot Spots
The problems with hot spots:
- Hair Melts: Your hair will melt in them
- Can’t Clean: The plates become difficult to clean
- Hair Smells: They cause a bad smell of burning hair
- Catches Hair: They will catch your hair