Aug 03, 2012
So I have a flat iron made by Revlon that I got at Ulta for about $50 about 2 years ago. It certainly worked better than the $20 one I got at walmart awhile back. It has a temperature control that goes up to 420 and I think starts st 290 or 300. It's done ok, and I usually don't straighten my hair much because it is naturally strait, but I've lived in Louisiana the last 9 years where it is always like 10000% humidity which has made my hair a little curly and wavy in a not-so-sexy way. I have my hair dyed red every 6 weeks at a salon and bleached highlights or allover for a brighter red about every 3-6 months. About 2 and a half years ago I had to bleach my hair severely to get the blue out for a new job that didn't allow unnatural hair color and it's been sketchy ever since. It was so dry, fried and breaking, and would fall out if you even looked at it wrong, let alone brush it! LOL. I started using dermorganic hair shampoo, condition and leave-in treatment all with argon oil in it. Anyway, this is a lot longer than I thought it would be. My hair is doing a lot better since that horrible bleaching, but when I flat iron it now on rare occasion, it is instantly dried, crispy, brittle and I find bit of hair left on the iron every time I run it through my hair. I also have a cheap walmart hairdryer from walmart that I got about 6 years ago. Soooo, I guess what I'm asking is for recommendations on flat iron that wont make my hair fall out, a good heat protectant, a good argon oil for hair, hairdryer and maybe another hair dryer? I kinda hair handicapped in that I don't know anything about styling, products, etc. Anything would be helpful!
Get chi 44 iron guard it helps so your hair is fried!! Hope this helps :)
It's a 10. It's kind of pricey but works great. It's a leave in conditioner and a heat protectant.
i got T3 flat iron. it actually seals in the moisture & I use Tresseme hair heat protectant spray
Aug 04, 2012
I know its not the answer you want but you really need to keep heat off your hair until youve repaired it! Find ways of styling your hair so that it doesnt need straightening, let it air dry rather than blowdry. If you use any heat at all use a decent heat protector. I made the same mistake as you with bleach in 2006 and my hair is still recovering from it now. If you carry on with the heat youl find big clumps snapped off please be careful xx
thanks! Are there any favorite deep conditioner or treatments?
Aug 05, 2012
Tresemme has a good heat protectant. It's in expensive too! And make sure you cut off your dead/split ends to keep your hair looking healthy
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