Tips On How To Straighten Wavy Hair

Published: 13th May 2009
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There are a few options, when it comes to straightening wavy hair for men. One of them involves having your hair chemically straightened, which can have some damaging effects on your hair. This is costly too. The other kind of way requires a few tool and hair products and is something that you can do on your own. Here are some tips on how to straighten wavy hair (for men).

Keep Hair Short
Keeping your hair short will help. Shorter hair is more manageable and easier to work with. Of course, there is always the option to shave your head. Let's not go that far though unless you want too.

Grow Hair Long
If the buzz cut or shaving of your head is not an option, then grow your hair out. Just kidding! No seriously, if cutting your hair is not an option, grow it out. To tame your wild do, follow the suggestions below:

• Get regular haircuts, meaning at least every 4 to 6 weeks. Having your hair cut different angles will help for less volume.

• Try not to blow dry, since this will increase volume. If you cannot avoid using a blow dryer, make sure to set it at the lowest temperature. While you brush, use the hair dryer and then voila, you have less body and a straighter look. Trust me, it is not as hard as it seems.

• Another tip for getting your hair straighter is quick and only involves your head of hair wet, brushing, and the application of hairspray.

• Choose the right products for your hair. There are many products made to help in reducing the overall body and waves in your hair.

Here are some product related tips and tools on how to straighten wavy hair (for men). To start, it is always a good idea to have pomade, straightening cream, and some type of hair oil to help with conditioning and giving life back to your hair. Invest in a straightening iron that has a comb in it as you are to work it through. This is how you straighten hair:

1. Wash and dry your hair (with a towel of course). Do a quick sweep of your hair with the blow dryer.

2. Divide your hair into sections for working on individually.

3. Take your straightening iron and pick up strands with a fine tooth comb, if you don't have the nifty kind of straightening iron with the build in comb. Work through each section that you divided individually, always picking your hair up with the comb, then clamping the flat iron near the roots. As you are clamping the hair at the root, begin to pull the hair through all the way to the end. Repeat as necessary.

4. After finishing off the last section of hair, apply one of the styling products as mentioned.

I hope that you found the necessary information you needed on how to straighten wavy hair (for men). The amount of information on hair for men has started to increase. Therefore, you will eventually notice other tips out there that will help you to achieve the hair style you seek..

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