We’d like your help getting CurlTalk back on its feet!

By participating on CurlTalk — posting, commenting, liking — in the next few weeks, you will automatically be entered to win amazing prizes.

Our latest winner is Savagegirl!

CurlyCanadian, Bomega and EllaJ have also won wonderful prizes! Will you be next? Post, like, comment, GET ACTIVE and help us get CurlTalk ENERGIZED again!

Learn more!

How to straighten ends?

LaBrujitaLaBrujita Posts: 2Registered Users
I recently got a keratin treatment and my hair feels great. Everything's really soft and smooth. However, When I took a hot shower a couple of sections frizzed pretty drastically. I flat ironed those sections, however my ends feel nothing like the sections my stylist flat irons. I just cut off four inches of damage, and my ends are pretty split free and blunt. When I flat ironed it my ends felt rough and would not get completely straight and the shaft of my hair.

I'm really frustrated because I am moving soon to a place where I won't have access to a stylist who knows African American hair. I'm not sure if there is an issue with my tools, my stylist used a FHI straightner while I used a pretty old andis ceramic. However, even when I had a chi I felt like I had to do many passes and excessive heat to get anywhere near salon results. It's so frustrating, sometimes I feel like I am my wits end with my curls. Help please!

Comments

  • luvscurlzluvscurlz Posts: 109Registered Users
    It sounds like your ends might be damaged. Have you tried the comb chasing method while flat ironing? That helps a lot with smoothing down the ends.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

    www.lenasblend.com
  • LauraWolfhartLauraWolfhart Posts: 57Registered Users
    Use a better flat iron. I use Karmin G3 and it's been wonderful. Also you may need to get more cut off, your ends are still dry and damaged.

Leave a Comment

BoldItalicStrikethroughOrdered listUnordered list
Emoji
Image
Align leftAlign centerAlign rightToggle HTML viewToggle full pageToggle lights
Drop image/file