How to Minimize Damage While Using Heat


By Elle, Quest for the Perfect Curl (me haha)

Let’s face it—there is no “healthy” way to straighten your hair with heat. Heat is not good for your hair, and each time you straighten, you risk damaging you strands. However, if you’re like me, you love variety and changing your look, so heat becomes a kind of necessary evil, and there are several things that you can do in order to minimize damage and avoid splits and breakage:

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4 thoughts on “How to Minimize Damage While Using Heat

  1. Curly Queen says:

    You ever thought of trying the feather flat iron? Met him @ Natural Hair Show in ATL. I want to try it but I need to get over the learning before I trust my myself with hot objects. lol

    • Elle says:

      I have no idea what that is, but I am very happy with my Sedu and Croc. I don’t PJ hair tools – they’re expensive!

      • LaShon (@LaLasTweets) says:

        My bad, I didn’t realize my comment posted twice. You can delete it.

        It’s an iron that that uses a stove but supposedly easier on the hair, called thermal relaxing. Here’s a link:

      • Elle says:

        That doesn’t look like anything I want on my hair. I don’t want to “thermally relax” my hair. No problem on the dupe comment.

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