If You Use A Straightener, You NEED These 15 Useful Hacks

You would never have guessed you could do all this with one straightener right at home!

Straighteners can be used for a lot more than giving your hair a cool, sleek look. Check out these hacks and start putting your irons to use all around the home!

1. You can use it to fix frizzed up doll hair.

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2. Warn to make that gift picture perfect? Iron a wrinkled up ribbon flat.

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3. Get to those hard-to-iron areas between buttons on a shirt…

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4. Use it to easily iron on colorful patches.

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5. Never forget to keep the flat iron squeaky clean!

All that pesky gunk tends to build up.

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6. Fix up your wrinkled sleeves…

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7. Use ear guards to prevent any nasty burns while using your straighteners!


8. Use the appropriate brush!

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9. Prevent fires or burns by getting a holster for your flat iron…

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10. Or you can even make a protector for your favorite tool on your own!

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11. Know exactly the type of waves or curls you’re shooting for.

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12. Use a hair dryer to de-fog a mirror!

You might want to actually be able to see yourself in order to style your hair.

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13. It happens to be much easier than you think to curl hair with a straightener. No need for any other tools!

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14. Don’t cheap out! Invest in the best straightener for your type and texture of hair.

There exists at least 3 different types of metals as well as loads of varying sizes that aim to achieve many different things. Choose wisely!


15. Don’t deny your hair protection from the heat.


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