Carly Wilder Curling Wand July 23rd, 2018 - 12:42:34
The curling wand or curling iron is one of the most commonly used appliances for convenient at-home hairstyling. While the present generation might believe that most of such styling tools and appliances are modern inventions in reality; they are simply modifications made to devices which made their debut centuries ago. Indeed since many centuries men and women alike have been known to be obsessed with curly hair. In fact it was a common habit for men to use tongs heated in fire for curling the hair on their heads as well as their beards! These methods were rather unrefined and many times such crude techniques ended up burning and damaging hair.
This will prevent the hair shaft from being damaged. Temperature settings of the curling wand and your Hair type Note that there are different heat settings for curling different hair types.This is more so in case you are using a curling wand having adjustable temperatures. In digitally controlled devices the general rule of thumb is: 1) Low setting (250 F) for delicate fine and color treated hair 2) Medium setting (310 F) for average thick hair 3) Medium high (330 F) for thick and wavy hair 4) High Max (360 to 395 F) for hard to curl or very thick hair. Remember that for consistent styling of hair most top brands of wands today use a surge of power to keep the barrel continuously heated.
The heat of the iron can also damage the hair shaft. The wand on the other hand is a lot safer tool due to the ceramic barrel and negative ion technology. The ceramic or tourmaline barrel can retain heat longer and can give one the desired curls in minutes. The negative ion technology of the curling wand also ensures less damage to the hair shaft. Safety rules while using the curling wand 1) Like with all other electric appliances care must be taken when using the curling wand near children and pets. 2) The device must never be used near water. Many women use the wand in their bathrooms.
Today such appliances are considered an indispensable tool for styling hair. Women with flat/thinning hair can instantly add volume and curls for a fuller appearance. Similarly women with curly hair can also straighten their hair using the curling wand. Here are some tips recommended by experts for getting the best out of the curling wand: · Always use a good shampoo and conditioner as per your hair type. If you do not know what your hair type is there are many online (as well as offline) ways of determining that. Your stylist can also guide you. · Always deep condition your curls if you are planning to straighten them; these tools often dry out hair.