You must have used a straightener to get your hair look straight and sleek, right? But did you know that you can use the same straightener to style your hair in different ways? You can even curl your hair with a straightener! The flat iron (or straightener) is a heat styling device, and with a little practice, you can use it to get more than just sleek, straight hair!
Read on as we give you 4 unconventional ways of styling your hair with a straightener.
Beachy waves are super easy to get with a hair straightener. Just wrap your hair around the iron plates in sections and wait for 3-4 seconds. Continue all the way to the ends and cover all sections of your hair. Make sure you use medium heat on the iron.
If you want soft curls, using a hair straightener is not a bad idea. Divide your hair into sections of 1 inch each. Next, treat your straightener as a curling wand and curl your hair as you normally would. Once you’re done with all your hair — run your fingers through your hair to open your curls and give them a soft texture.
Make a messy up-do with all your hair in such a way that you let the ends of your tresses out of the bun, on your forehead. Using a hair straightener, flat iron the ends of your hair and spread them out evenly on your forehead. Voila! You have your faux bangs!
Yes, you can crimp your hair with a hair straightener too! Create 7-8 braids with your entire hair. Run your straightener over each braid slowly, pressing down after every inch. Once you’re done with each braid, untie all your braids. Then, run your fingers through your hair. Here is a quick guide on how to get those crazy crimps with a flat iron.