What happens when you straighten wavy hair?
So what happens to your curls when you straighten them that makes them not bounce back? When your curls aren’t protected and heat is applied, the structural proteins within each strand are damaged. “This repeated damage essentially breaks down the strand,” says Wilson. Once the damage is done, there’s no coming back.
Can you straighten weaves?
People usually get hair weaves if they dislike the natural texture of their hair or when they desire thicker or longer hair. If your hair weave is made from natural human hair, you can straighten it using a flat iron in the same way you would straighten your natural hair.
What can I use to straighten my weave?
Straighten the Weave
Use a hair dryer with a concentrator attached to the end to blow dry your weave. The concentrator helps to smooth and flatten the hair cuticle, leaving the hair luscious and giving you less straightening work to do afterwards.
How can I straighten my weave without a straightener?
Blow dry your hair in sections.
Use a brush to pick up a small section at a time. Make sure that you hold the blow dryer above your head and point the blow dryer downward to keep the hair cuticles flat. Use your brush to pull through and straighten out your hair as the air hits it.