Summer Pollard Curling Wand September 06th, 2018 - 19:51:49
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.
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.
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.