How To Do Hair Straightening at Home?

If you want Straight hair but don’t know how, just follow these tips and get fabulous sleek tresses with ease!

How to straighten hair naturally:

These methods will not give you a miraculous change but will definitely make your hair 100% smoother and straighter.

  • Banana and Papaya mask:

banana hair mask benefits

Mash some banana and papaya together with a spoonful of honey; and apply it on your hair. Wait for the mixture to dry completely, wash it and then blow dry in a downward motion.

  • Coconut Cream and Lemon Mask:

Whip some coconut cream with lemon juice and apply to your hair. After wash, your hair will look much straighter.

Straight Irons Galore:

Here are some tips on how to straighten hair at home with a straight iron!

  • Buy a straightener for your hair length and make sure it is of the ceramic kind – it will burn your hands otherwise
  • Use a heat protector spray to prevent heat damage – Sunsilk Keratinology spray is easily available in the market
  • Start from the back and section your hair, the more sections you make, the easier you will find it to straighten.
  • Do not overheat the plates, pick the temperature wisely.
  • Once done, use a serum to keep the frizz away.

Permanent hair Straightening:

Permanent straightening is a difficult and delicate process to do at home; a person who is confident and determined enough can manage though.

  • Permanent straightening works chemically, the product breaks the bonds between the keratin molecules.
  • Choose an appropriate home kit and follow the instructions well.
  • If the frizzy texture still exists, then further styling is necessary.
  • If you use other chemicals on your hair, like hair colour, be very careful. Do a strand test and be safe when using chemicals.

Try out these Hair straightening at home methods and let us know the results.

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I am a fine arts graduate who loves makeup and ill be taking it up soon as a profession. I feel lost without my eye makeup and nail polish. I spend my time creating makeup looks, playing with my pet turtle, eating sweets, writing short stories and my blog.
  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/aneeshasingh/ Aneesha

    Should I go for Permanent straightening at home?

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/nishasingh/ Nisha Singh

      It is really up to you. I personally wouldn’t go for it without doing as much research as possible. It’s a very delicate procedure, so it really depends on the individual doing it.

      • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/aneeshasingh/ Aneesha

        Thanks. The procedure is very expensive at my local Naturals saloon. Costs upwards of Rs.5K.

        • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/Shalini_Digvijay/ Shalini

          I have seen some one less experienced do it for 8k…totally ruined my friends hair…I’d advise you to get it done professionally…even if you have to pay 10k

          • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/nishasingh/ Nisha Singh

            I will have to agree with Shalini here. Save up and get it done professionally. I love the flat iron the best, no permanent damage and I can change the style whenever I feel like. Permanent straightening isn’t always a happy experience in the salon so doing it yourself might make the damage even worse than what the salon would do. :(

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/sandanaverma/ Sandana

    Nice tips Nisha…thanks for post… :)

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/aneeshasingh/ Aneesha

    Thanks for the advice Shalini and Nisha. Will go for a professional one then.

  • Kriti

    Natural methods using masks are anyday better than those of the chemical ones!!!however, its btr to gt it done from a professional set up than doing it at home.. its bbest way to avoid any damage to the hair!!

  • Myriam

    I will definitely try this!!!

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/nimratachowan/ Nimrata

    Banana definitely does magic on the hair and skin as well. Applying banana to the hair makes it straight leaving a great shine to the hair. Get your hands on some mashed banana next time for straight hair.

  • Bhoomi

    Hi there. thanks for sharing such useful ideas for hair straightening at home… Some of them are quite simple to be tried at home without burning a hole in my pocket. Coconut cream and mask is a must try.

  • Maria

    Heyy, they are just wonderful tips to get the hair straightening done at home..Now, I don’t need to rush to parlors and shell out my pocket for the expensive hair straightening treatments. Thanks for sharing such a useful post.

  • Mel Stevens

    keeping the hair protected from the heat and hydrated is important when straightening it. I recommend the pro naturals hair repair mask because it moisturizes the hair really thoroughly!

  • Arun

    only banana or shud add sumthng to it

  • feroza

    I recommend not to get chemical straightening or rebounding done.. Cz it stays good only for 6-8 months..then ud have to get touch up regulerly which only damages the hait else your hair starts to outgrow the treated hair.. N this growth is brittle n frizzier then before..it looks horrid when u have half n half of both