In today's world of naturally curly and coily hair, we don't have to sacrifice healthy hair for a straighter look every now and then. Want to straighten your hair with a flat iron? No worries! Here are some faves that you will easily find in your local grocery store, beauty supply, and salon. Just be sure to always use heat protectant before you straighten, and only straighten hair that is completely dry. Not convinced? Watch this experiment on the importance of heat protectants.

5 Flat Iron Brands