It has long been many women believe that it is better to have straight hair than curly. For straight hair can be curled by any means. And even when the fashion was extremely curly hair and elastic hair, straight hair can be laid with the help of electric curlers or curling irons, it was also a popular perm hair. But when in vogue straight, perfectly smooth hair, here to deal with the laying was harder. Owners straight hair had nothing to worry about, but straightening curly hair was a hassle. No one heard then about the hair iron, although this unit for stacking appeared long ago, but it became widely used only in the late 20th century.
Today, there are irons with different attachments that give the hair strands different effects - ripple, wave, etc. By its use of irons are divided into professional (called Styler) and household. Their differences - in power, durability, temperature control, the number of different nozzles. It would seem that there is nothing complicated about straightening the hair ironing, but the styling executed correctly, will not harm your hair, but it needs to follow certain rules. With ironing stacking may be performed not only in length but also the short hair, and not only for straightening them, but even to impart curl and curl!
A little history
In fact, the hair straightener was patented as early as the beginning of the 20th century - in 1906. It is a device with metal teeth, which are heated and combed the hair along the entire length of the comb type. Later, the hot combs whose teeth themselves are not heated, and the whole basis. However, such devices are of little help in straightening elastic curls.
An analogue of modern ironing was patented in 1909. It consisted of two metal plates are heated, pressed tightly against one another, and straightening hair. You can imagine with horror as this device harmed hair. Maybe that's why, and even because of the fact that for most of the century were in fashion curls and curls, this device has acquired popularity.
By the end of the 20th century, when fashion began to go straight hair straightening curls conducted using a hair dryer and a brush, but it did not give the desired effect. The appearance of the hair iron created a furor, and it was effective to straighten even the most stubborn curls. Utyuzhok was similar forceps with a metallic coating, which presses the strand of hair, and conducted on all its length. Straighten hair was no more harmful than to curl them with metal tongs or curling. Over time, the coated plates ironing changing, becoming more gentle. The most popular today - ceramic coating without damaging the hair.
Choosing the right utyuzhok
Utyuzhok on hairdressing slang is often called Styler (this is more about professional copies), tongs, curling irons, straightening. To correctly select the most suitable iron is worth considering many factors and characteristics of the device.
If you are a hairdresser, then you should choose a professional styler styling. Such a device is characterized by a temperature controller, interchangeable nozzles for any length of hair, as well as for a variety of effects, rapid heating, durable in use, but also, of course, the high price. If you choose utyuzhok for home use, which will be laying on a daily basis, most correctly will choose a simple model of household level. Such a device will be heated for longer, possess high temperatures, but less harm your hair with regular use, and will be much cheaper.
Many models of household irons hair styling as well as professional, equipped with a temperature controller. It is needed in order to properly stow the hair without harming them, select the desired temperature depending on the type of installation, type of hair, etc. Maximum heating straighten her hair in a single motion, but also much too dry hair. But the heat at a minimum is much more gentle hair straightening but will take longer.
The shape and width
The hair iron can be broad and narrow working surface. Wide faster and smoother pull her hair, using it is usually done styling long hair. But narrow enable properly stow bangs and suitable for short hair, allow to pull a strand from the root. Narrow iron should straighten finer strands, but you can capture a wide and thicker. Form forceps may be slightly curved, it is well suited, when a blow with curling hair ends inwards or outwards.
This is the most important characteristic to which you should pay attention to when choosing. If you need only the iron is for straightening, additional tips and functions will not play such a pivotal role, as the cover plates ironing.
The metal coating
Ironing metallic coating that was still at the earliest models differ lowest cost. Metal well heated, but unevenly, and hot spots may just hurt the hair. Though, if you plan to use utjuzhkom 3-4 times a month, such a device will be enough.
The most common today. Simple utyuzhok with ceramic plates will cost not much more expensive metal. The ceramic plates heat up more slowly metal, but more accurately and evenly. With their help, you can style your hair daily.
The characteristics of this coating like ceramic, but it is much more carefully refers to the hair, almost without harming them. This will be good utyuzhok slide on the hair styling products to prevent sticking to the surface.
Ceramic coatings can be complemented by various plates of other materials, or applying any deposition on them. For example, thin marble plate on top of the ceramic coating Avoid overheating the hair. Tourmaline spraying smooth the hair cuticle and applying ionization restores and revitalizes hair. Such irons differ high price, but ideal for damaged hair styling, to avoid causing them further harm.
Style your hair utjuzhkom
No matter what you want to do styling on your hair, straighten or curl their hair, you should follow a few general rules for each type of presentation utjuzhkom:
Use utjuzhkom is only necessary to clean hair. Styling left on the hair by heating can cause irreparable harm.
Freshly washed hair should be thoroughly dried hair dryer, to complete their drying.
On wet or dry hair should apply a special tool to further straighten and protect hair from the high temperatures.
pulling wet or damp hair, as you can simply burn them;
iron is used without thermofilter funds;
at the maximum heating plates ironing to detain them long in one place;
use the ironing, if your hair is too weak, or abused daily use of ironing.
So we washed and dried hair is dry, with a pre-applied to them means to termoukladki. Divide hair into several horizontal levels and the upper stab at the crown. We begin to straighten the hair from the occipital region. Take too broad strands of hair separates them flat comb, hold utjuzhkom from the root to the tip. News utyuzhok should not be too fast, and very carefully, so as not to pull hair. If the temperature of ironing is at a maximum, the conduct of the strand is sufficient only once, and if the temperature is lower, it is necessary to maintain iron is slow and perhaps a few times for a single strand.
Before the utjuzhkom strands of her need to comb the comb. Move on both sides of the neck to the face, gradually dropping from the top of the hair, separating the level by level. The top strands of hair should be put very carefully, as they will shine and the effect of the whole hair. The last thing laid bangs. Usually plates have ironing stops, but is careful not to burn yourself.
Ironing can be executed not only straightening and styling hair curls and swirls. This locks after application of ironing will be more natural and natural. Hair should also be clean and dry, apply a protective agent. Take the narrow strand of hair, and starting from the back of. Hold it between the plates ironing and makes one revolution around e. This is followed by slowly and gently push utyuzhok down direction from the root to the ends of the hair. The result should be a beautiful curl.
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