How to Straighten Synthetic Hair

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You may have purchased wavy synthetic hair or you might have noticed that the synthetic hair you've been wearing is not nearly as straight as it was when you purchased the hair. Just as with real hair, there are methods that can be used in order to straighten synthetic hair. You must know which hair care tools and products to avoid when straightening synthetic hair, however. Otherwise, the synthetic hair could be permanently damaged.

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Things you need

  • Flat surface
  • Spray bottle
  • Water
  • Fine toothed comb

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  1. 1

    Lay the synthetic hair on a flat surface.

  2. 2

    Use a spray bottle to wet one weft of synthetic hair. Water is the best thing to use when styling synthetic hair.

  3. 3

    Place one hand at the top off the weft to hold it on the flat surface.

  4. 4

    Begin near the ends of the hair. Use a fine toothed comb to straighten the hair.

  5. 5

    Work your way up the strand until you have combed all of the hair straight and smooth.

  6. 6

    Move onto the next weft of hair and begin the same process of combing it straight. It is very important that you do not use any sort of straightening or curling iron on synthetic hair. These tools will melt the hair instantly.

  7. 7

    Continue this process until you have combed all of the synthetic hair straight.

  8. 8

    Allow the hair to air dry on a flat surface.

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