Irons Affecting Hair

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Full-bodied, gorgeous curls are the new trend this year; however, many people find it difficult to achieve natural looking curls without the use of a curling iron. Curling irons can damage hair, so no-heat methods are preferable. Plopping the hair is a new way to get perfect curls without any heating products that results in natural, full-bodied curls that are smooth and free from frizz.

To try plopping, start with hair that has just been shampooed and is wet from the shower. Gently dry the hair with a towel until it is no longer saturated with water. Spray a heat protectant spray onto the hair. Although this method does not utilize heat to curl the hair, the spray will add moisture and volume once the hair has dried.

Next, a keratin-based smoothing serum should be applied all over the hair. This will keep the hair free from frizz and allow it to stay smooth once it has curled. Last, apply a leave-in conditioner to help the hair to stay healthy and prevent it from drying out. Both products should be applied using a quarter-sized amount of each hair product. The products should only be applied from the top of the ears and down, to prevent too much build-up occurring on the top of the head, which will weigh down the hair and cause it to look greasy. The hair should then be combed with a wide-tooth comb to evenly distribute the products through the hair and remove any tangles or knots. …show more content…

While bending forward, flip the hair over the head until it is dangling over the t-shirt. The head should be gently lowered onto the t-shirt, allowing the curls to coil up naturally. Going slowly will prevent the curls from getting kinked or

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