How to Straighten Your Hair With a Blow Dryer in 7 Simple Steps (PHOTOS)

Straighten_Hair_With_Blow_DryerTrue confession: I can't control my hair. It isn't straight. It's not curly. In actuality, it falls somewhere in the slightly wavy to frizztastic range. My lovely stylist categorizes it as "2A hair," whatever that means. What I do know is that every morning when I wake up, my natural part shifts and I'm greeted by the ever-present cowlick.

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I dream of silky smooth strands, like those of Jennifer Aniston or Gwyneth Paltrow. Seriously, how do they get their hair so shiny?! While I don't have the luxury of having a professional styling team at my disposal, I do attempt tostraighten my hair at home. The key, as I've discovered, is to ditch that blazing hot flat iron and bust out the trusty hair dryer. Armed with a ceramic round brush and some heat protectant spray, I can get those smooth tresses of my dreams. Or, at least, come really, really close.

Check out this quick hair straightening tutorial for more:



How do you choose to straighten your hair?

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