Adding an Intriguing Spin to a Straight Style

May 13th, 2010

Hair straighteners can both bring personality to ones hair and change a look instantly. Many top of the line styling irons claim to make use of ceramic heating components in order to protect the hair follicle. These particular ceramic plates have a bigger effect on the hair and will heat up in just a few minutes. Unlike some brands that don’t employ ceramic heating technology, the ghd brand takes less than a few minutes to reach the maximum temperature.
The brand also offers a range of styling products in order to aid the user when creating the desired hairstyles. These products include thermal protectors, finishing creams and styling brushes. The thermal protectors claim to lock in moisture whilst protecting and repairing the hair. They also utilise a colour enhancing technology, which conditions the hair in order to create long-lasting shine. These heat protecting styling products are advanced in the latest expertise and will give up to 50% extra protection to the hair.

The vast amount of finishing products available from the ghd brand consists of reflection, shine enhancing and fixation sprays, shining serum, styling and sculpting wax and quick-drying, firm holding hairsprays.

There are also ranges of brushes to satisfy each users needs, these include paddle, anti-static and ceramic brushes. The ceramic brushes are specially designed in order to create volume and curls. Curling with straighteners is just as obtainable as using the irons to create a ‘poker straight’ look. This is an easy look to achieve and will add both consistency and volume to the hair. The user simply has to divide the hair into sections and wrap the hair around the irons, placing the plates as close to the roots as possible. The more tension applied will be dependent on the type of curl achieved.
Hair straighteners can also be used to create flips with the hair. This is an easily achieved style that will add a quirky finish to a ‘poker straight’ look. The user is to straighten the hair as they normally would but as they reach the tip of the hair a flip can be introduced. Curving the styling irons outwards, adding definition and personality to a style.

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