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Flat iron temp

JydalJydal Posts: 178Registered Users
Hi! For those that flat iron their hair- at what temperature do you set your flat iron on when you straighten?

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  • reednaturally22reednaturally22 Posts: 49Registered Users
    Bump
  • ShubhoRShubhoR Posts: 107Registered Users
    Medium. My flat iron has only three settings,low, med, high. So I don't know about the exact temperature

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  • CallMeEccentricCallMeEccentric Posts: 3Registered Users
    I set mine @ 400 degrees
  • NappNapp Posts: 180Registered Users
    I like to flat iron at 345. im currently testing out 300 but i am not liking it so far. once upon a time i couldn't even think of flat ironing under 400.
  • itstor247itstor247 Posts: 12Registered Users
    ^agreed. Also keep in mind that hair burns at 450 degrees Fahrenheit so be cautious(:
  • EricachristinaEricachristina Posts: 496Registered Users
  • LeeLee182LeeLee182 Posts: 784Registered Users
    +1...using too low of a temp is a waste of time for my hair. I have to use more passes to get it looking nice.
    350 is the minimum amount of heat I can use to get straight hair anything lower doesn't get it straight.



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  • kolochitakolochita Posts: 118Registered Users
    360 degrees on mine the first day, if i need to touch up on day 2 or 3, then around 300 or lower
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  • JydalJydal Posts: 178Registered Users
    Thanks everyone and thank you for the 'bump'!!
  • KiraSavannahKiraSavannah Posts: 423Registered Users
    350º ....but 425 and up burns your hair

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  • Firefox7275Firefox7275 Posts: 3,750Registered Users
    2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

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  • teewalk21teewalk21 Posts: 32Registered Users
    I use around 325, but I've been getting my hair straightened since I was in 6th grade (I'm a senior now), so it's built up tolerance and it straightens easily.
  • anissafersureanissafersure Posts: 255Registered Users
    When I used to straighten my hair, I used the highest setting, which was 410 degrees.