All GHD salon straighteners are extremely versatile; you can straighten, curl and tame your hair all in one. Ceramic plates glide over hair without snagging and infrared heat seals in your hairs’ natural oils. Safe even for daily use, as it sounds an alarm when it gets too hot for your hair. To get the most out of your GHD salon straightener, read on.
The Right Iron
For general use, for any hair type or style, try the GHD IV styler. For straightening or softening thick, long or afro hair, use the GHD IV salon styler. If you have short or thin hair to straighten or curl, try out the GHD IV mini styler.
Prepare Your Hair
Your hair needs to be clean and brushed smooth before styling. Use shampoo and conditioner to protect your hair and rinse well, using very cold water to boost shine. Begin to style when hair is fully dry, unless you are straightening thick, unruly curls. In that case, style while hair is damp for better results.
The right shampoo and conditioner will make a huge difference in the results. For dry hair, use GHD replenish shampoo and conditioner. Fix damaged hair with GHD nurture shampoo and conditioner, which uses protein to build hair back up. For dull hair, replenish your shine with GHD guardian shampoo and conditioner.
Once your bonce is clean, dried and brushed, divide it into sections, using clips or bands. Each section should be one inch flat, or slightly larger, so it fits easily on the GHD salon straightener’s plates.
If straightening fine hair, hold the iron at a 90-degree angle to the hair, applying light pressure. If straightening curly or frizzy, use wider plates. Start at the roots, avoiding the scalp and gently glide the iron …Continue reading