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If blow drying your hair isn't producing the smooth and straight hair of your dreams it's time to get out the big guns. A flat iron will take even the curliest hair and make it silky and straight in no time flat.
For best results apply a smoothing balm to damp hair and blow dry your hair straight with a vent or round brush. Blow your hair in small sections at a time starting with the layers underneath and working your way up to the top of the head.
Once your hair is dry use the flat iron to finish straightening your hair, starting with the underneath layers as you did to blow dry. Take sections slightly narrower than the plates of the flat iron and, starting a half inch from the roots; slowly run the flat iron down the length of your hair. When you are done your hair will be straight, smooth and shiny.