The straightened hair style is the latest trend in the modern times for men as well as women. The methods for straightening hair are same for men and women. The hair straightening process can be carried out in the salon with some straightening appliances. They can also be done at home with the help of tools like blow dryers. There are some home remedies to transform the curly and wavy hair into straightened hair.
Methods for hair straightening
Permanent hair straightening is done in the salon using flat irons, hair straightening appliances and blow dryers.
There are many types of products for hair straightening sprays, serums which make the hair straight without using heat. These products are applied on the hair before and after straightening. They coat the hair and prevent them from curling.
Hair can be blow dried to make them straight. The hair straightened by this method last for a short period only. They back to the normal shape as soon as they are washed. The blow drying method is adopted by many people as today people are mostly having blowers at home to create different shapes of their original hair.
These are the most popular product to straighten the toughest curly and wavy hair. These appliances work with heat and hence must be of good quality and carefully used to avoid side effects. You can also get such appliances online in many ecommerce websites. You must come forward and make an attempt of trying those.
These relaxers contain chemicals like ammonium, calcium hydroxide carbonate etc. which make the hair straight by bonding the curly and wavy texture of the hair
that are responsible for the way your hair is – wavy, straight or curly. These chemicals are often harmful and damage the hair. They also develop allergies on the skin of the scalp.
Japanese thermal reconditioning
This method of straightening hair relaxing chemicals, deep conditioning and constant use high temperature appliances. This is a little longer and expensive process but is considered to be more permanent than other methods. Thus, if you want to go for a permanent hair straightening method, Japanese thermal reconditioning is what you must avail.
Straightening of the hair through this process is done by using formaldehyde which helps to lessen the curls and give the hair a smooth texture. It is a liquid keratin which seals each strand of hair to keep them straight. It is an effective method for only straightening hair with fewer curls. It will not be very effective on tight curls. It is a treatment that is usually done in the salon and its effect can last for three months if proper after care is taken.
Flat irons are used to make the hair ultra straight by passing strands of hair between two heated ceramic plates. The irons differ in size and temperature. The recommended size is an iron that is 1 inch wide and heats to 350 degree Fahrenheit. The iron is moved from strands to strands in 3-5 seconds.
Brazilian Keratin treatment
Brazilian Keratin treatment is a special straightening treatment that is applied only at a salon. It is done by using certain chemicals. It is said to have no side effects and the effect lasts from 6-8 weeks.
Short hair cut
Straight hair reveals more in short hair cuts which are more suitable for men. On the other hand straight hair also goes well with long hair which is more suitable to women. Long and short hair cuts give an illusion of straight hair.
Natural remedies for men to have straight hair
Milk is useful in straightening curly and wavy hair. Fill a spray bottle with milk and spray milk on the hair half an hour before washing hair. Use a wide tooth comb to remove the tangles. Shampoo and condition the hair in the normal manner. Along with its numerous health benefits, you can also get good benefit from milk with regards to get straight hair.
This oil is also helpful in straightening the hair. Massage wet hair with castor oil. Now use a dryer on the highest temperature to dry the hair. Comb the hair with a wide tooth comb from the root to the tip. Lastly pat the hair with a cold damp cloth and then dry the hair with a towel.
Coconut Milk and Lime Juice
Mix coconut milk cream and lime juice and freeze it in the refrigerator till it looks like a cream. Rub this cream into the hair and wrap it with a towel for about an hour. Then shampoo and condition the hair properly. The hair will gradually straighten after carrying on this treatment thrice a week for about two months.
Fuller’s earth and rice flour
Fuller’s earth or Multani mitti is used in many hair products. It can be used to straighten hair by mixing fuller’s earth, egg white and rice flour. All the ingredients are mixed together to make a paste. Apply this paste on the hair and leave it for an hour before washing it with warm water.