I straightened my hair - didn't go so well - PIC

You got really close in to the roots for a flat iron, too. I can't get my roots that straight with those things and neither can my stylist. And it's shiny. What's your secret?
Originally Posted by Amneris
No secret, I just put the iron as close to my roots as possible. I washed my hair yesterday and didn't have any products at all in it, perhaps that was part of my problem.

I just don't have the patience for this kind of thing. I have no idea how people can do this to their hair on a daily basis. Maybe I just need a good haircut, now if I only knew of a decent stylist.
Originally Posted by tgreyz
No product is good for straightening - it's better not to use much (a little oil or conditioner on the ends would be good though.)
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Maybe I just need a good haircut, now if I only knew of a decent stylist.
Originally Posted by tgreyz
For me, the haircut is key; certain cuts are more conducive to straightening. I measure my cuts by how well I can straighten my hair after.

I think you did a good job straightening!
A Chi is too rich for my blood. If I were going to straighten more than once a month I'd probably spring for one. But for my needs, just to straighten once or twice a month, it isn't worth it.
Originally Posted by PartyHair
My stylist has two of those, a narrow & a wide. Since she uses them daily, she recommends them, but for me & like you, she said a Chi isn't necessary & to just look for a ceramic.

So last Christmas I asked for what she recommended; a narrow with curved sides as they supposedly get closer to the roots & help with putting in end flips.

However, my hair doesn't like to flip on the ends with such iron & barely even with using a separate curling iron. It must be the cut or my hair's stubborn.
Personally I think you did pretty good for the first time, though I don't know if I would stick with something that pulls your hair out when straightening.
3b/c
No secret, I just put the iron as close to my roots as possible. I washed my hair yesterday and didn't have any products at all in it, perhaps that was part of my problem.
Originally Posted by tgreyz
Trying rubbing a few jojoba drops on top of your hair and try flat ironing again.
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