Treating A Burn Caused By Flat Iron

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Using a flat iron on your for styling it can be a risky process as it can cause damage to the hair as well as your skin. You must give extra care while using the flat iron on your hair as it should not touch your skin as it can easily get burnt. In case you have faced a burning issue with the flat iron, try to give attention to your burnt skin immediately. The flat iron burn are known to be of first-degree that can only leave a redness or pain on your skin and if you find it more severe, consult a doctor.
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First you must press the burnt area with a cloth which must be drenched with cold water. Try to press it against your skin for about 5 minutes. Then use a burn cream on the area where you find discomfort and do this on regular basis until the problem gets solved. There are also few tablets available for treating the pain caused by the burn that can be consumed to get some comfort. You can also use a moisturizing lotion over the burnt area on the skin when there are no signs of the burn. Avoid using any kind of styling products on the burnt area as they can cause more irritation and use a cream that can take out the dry skin from the affected area if required.

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Using Flat Iron To Achieve Barrel Curls

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Barrel curls can be created with different types of hairstyling tools, but the same can be done with a flat iron. Most of the people will use the flat iron only to make their hair straight, but it can also be used to achieve beautiful curls. You must use a particular technique to get the curls in your hair using the flat iron. Purchase a ceramic flat iron for using it over the hair as it can cause very less damage.
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Begin the styling after combing the hair fully to make it free from tangles. Then take heat-protective hair serum to apply over the hair and take the flat iron with medium heat setting. Pull out a small section of the hair about one inch from the hair root and move towards the hair ends. Before sliding your flat iron on the hair, try to twist the hand with the iron very gently and move the flat iron at the end of your hair. Once the hair comes out of the flat iron, it must look like the barrel curl. Make sure to slide the iron as soon as possible in the hair which can give a fully natural looking barrel curls. If you are planning to create tight barrel curls, slide the flat iron slowly. Continue the same method on the remaining section of hair all over the head to create the curls.

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Styling Hair With Flat Iron And Gel

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Using a flat iron on your hair along with hair gel can give a completely beautiful and straight hairstyle. This method is known to be very simple to make the hair straight for those have curly or wavy hair. It can maintain the hair straight till it gets washed next time.
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To begin your styling first take a small amount of the gel in your hands and spread it completely between both the hands. Then take a one inch hair section and spread this hair gel through the section using your hands. Next use the blow dryer for making the hair dry and use your hands during this process for combing the hair. Let the hair gel get dry fully by leaving it for about one minute and take the flat iron for using it on the hair section. You can just place the flat iron on the hair section from top of the head and gently move towards the end to make the hair straight. Use the same method on the remaining hair section for making them straight just like the first section. You can use thermal protection gel on the hair to prevent the hair from getting damaged from the heat produced by the iron. Flat iron is not to cause serious damage to the hair if you are using it on regular basis, so try to keep them away whenever possible while styling your hair.

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