To clean the ceramic plates on a hair straightener, turn it off, and allow it to cool. Wipe down the plates with a damp cloth. Use a cleaning solution on the flat iron.Know More
Turn off the hair straightener, and unplug it. Allow it to cool for about five minutes. Place it on a heat-resistant mat or a wash towel, and not directly on your countertop.
Wipe down the plates with a damp cloth or paper towel while the plates are still warm to remove the hairstyling product from the plates. Be careful not to burn your hands as the heat can penetrate through a cloth or paper towel. Use a cotton swab to get into tiny places that the towel missed.
Use an iron cleaning solution or a household cleaner, such as nail-polish remover, ammonia, spray-on oven cleaner or rubbing alcohol, to remove the remaining residue. Cover the ceramic plates with the cleaning solution, then wipe it off with a soft, damp cloth. Repeat this process until all the build-up is gone from the ceramic plates. Allow the flat iron to dry completely before plugging it in to use again.
A triple-barrel waver or curling iron produces loose, beachy curls. It works something like a crimping iron, but the three barrels allow more defined curls.Full Answer >
Loosen curls by washing and deep conditioning hair, scrunching excess water out with your hands and separating the hair into sections. Apply styling cream to the sections, and braid or twist each section. Allow the hair to air dry, then untwist or unbraid the hair, and fluff it out with your fingers.Full Answer >
There are several methods for removing hairspray from a sticky curling iron. One simple way requires only a cool and unplugged curling iron, a clean cloth or paper towel, and a bottle of rubbing alcohol.Full Answer >
To flat iron your hair, apply thermal protectant, comb the product through, separate a 1-inch section, pull the iron from the roots to the tips, and repeat with the rest of the hair. This 45-minute procedure requires thermal protectant, a styling comb, a hair clip and a mirror.Full Answer >