6 Ways To Achieve A Sassy Straight Look Without The Heat Damage

Hair

It never fails. Winter comes, and a little voice in our heads encourages us naturalistas everywhere to straighten our hair.

Maybe it's the desire to look "more formal" at upcoming galas and soirees, topped with the confidence that we won't go from sleek to poof as typically risked during hotter months. Or perhaps it's just too cold to go through with our regular air-dry routines.


Either way, we straighten, and for the most part, we regret.

The lasting heat damage gives us few options other than limp ends or an unanticipated haircut. This year I say, "No more!" And in honor of that, I've compiled 6 ways to stretch your hair using less heat than traditional straightening:

Wand Curls .

Image via: @rerefined

Go for bouncy curls that are a bit more sleek than a traditional wash-n-go by creating wand curls on blow dried hair. Although this technique requires use of a heat tool, the curls can be achieved using a low setting. This way, you won't feel obligated to damage your hair to achieve a bone straight look.

Feature image by @jasmeannnn.

Related Stories:

Passion Twists Are All The Rage & This Is How You Pull Them Off – Read More

Are You Natural? Don't Sleep On The Beleza Hair Experience – Read More

10 Chic Celebrity Hairstyles You Have To Try Right Now – Read More

Investing In Quality Hair Extensions Will Have You Leaving The House Feeling Like Beyoncé –Read More

Sign up today and be the first to get notified on new updates, exclusive events, retreats and giveaways!

More Posts

In xoNecole's Finding Balance, we profile boss women making boss moves in the world and in their respective industries. We talk to them about their business, their life, and most of all, what they do to find balance in their busy lives.

If you've never heard of Miko and Titi Branch before, I don't believe you.

Keep reading... Show less

Perfection by definition is the condition, state or quality of being free from all flaws or defects. And by example, perfection takes different forms. The perfect body. The perfect career. The perfect man/woman. The perfect life.

Keep reading... Show less

While the new year, new me mantras and the dedication to more self-care and health practices is a beautiful way to press reset in the new year, a lot of us forget how important it is to nurture our most my sacred space.

And by that I mean, our homes.

Keep reading... Show less

Back in August, I made a decision: social media and I needed a break. I didn't know for how long or what would come of it, I just knew that something needed to change about my relationship with the social apps on my phone… and quick.

Keep reading... Show less

They say it takes 21 days to change a habit or make a new one.

Keep reading... Show less

If you were to take a glance at my skincare stash, you'd see a wide variety of cleansers, serums, essences, sheet masks, clay masks, oils and AHA treatments. The one thing that many women swear by that you won't find is makeup wipes, or facial cleansing wipes.

Keep reading... Show less
Exclusive Interviews
Latest Posts