Frieda Bartlett Curling Wand September 05th, 2018 - 20:36:17
Many women use a curling wand to add bouncy curls and volume to their flat or thinning hair. Often one invests in such devices without giving a thought to potential problems posed by them. Here we shall discuss the typical issues one faces while using this device. The article also gives tips to avoid these issues. Modern curling devices typically make use of heat to curl the hair. This heat can be quite damaging to the hair shaft. Hence one must make use of thermal protecting sprays and gels that are readily available in the market. One must be especially careful while using the higher heat settings of the device.
· Use a heat protecting serum to protect the hair from the heat of the barrel · While straightening your hair it is best to use the lowest possible heat setting on the tool which will give you the desired effect without any damage. Curling wand or curling iron: Which is better? There is often a question on every womans mind as to which tool is better: the wand or the curling iron. Experts are of the opinion that wands are better than the irons because they are easier to use and cause less damage to the hair. The curling iron also requires you to place your hair in a clamp. This can damage and break hair.
One should opt for small and portable curling wands and irons instead of travelling with the bulky ones which have tangle-prone swiveling cords. While most curling wands from top brands are quite easy to use; one must have some understanding of using the device. Always study the accompanying manual carefully. Understand what the different parts of the wand are. There are many how-to guides and videos provided online which can help you master the device. Controlling the wand can also be problematic especially when one is using a large device with a bulky cord. There are many wands that are especially designed for the newbie. These can be used with one hand and are very easy to use. Additionally many irons and wands come equipped with a plastic component on the barrel; these are perfect for the inexperienced user as she can use both hands without facing the risk of burns and injuries.
Refer to the instruction manual for temperature settings · Use the thermal glove provided with the curling wand to help prevent burns to your hands and fingers. · Brush out your hair to remove tangles if any · Tie up the top half of your hair in a clip. · Divide your hair in 1 inch sections. Using the other hand put the barrel of the appliance up toward the top of the hair section close to the scalp. The wand should be on top of the hair section not under it. Now wrap the hair around the barrel and then move down the length of your hair until you wrap the ends around it. · Repeat the procedure using the tool on the remaining parts of your hair.