Hair straightening with flat iron- guidelines of care(Dermatocare’s hair care tips)

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin

Last updated: 26/11/15
Pressing your hair between the heated tongs of hot iron reshapes the hair by altering hydrogen bonds inside the hair shaft. The effect is temporary and shampooing of hair or even sweating leads to re-curling.

How does the hot iron straighten my hair?

Pressing your hair between the heated tongs of hot iron reshapes the hair by altering hydrogen bonds inside the hair shaft. The effect is temporary and shampooing of hair or even sweating leads to re-curling.

 

Does the use of hot iron damage my hair?

If you use the hot iron once in a while, the damage caused on the hair shaft usually recovers. However, repeated use, frequent exposure of your hair to the higher temperature, damages the...

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