As much as we love our curly/coily/kinky texture, it’s so much fun to rock straight strands, too. But even with a relaxer, it’s sometimes difficult to straighten your own hair.

For example, your arm could give out, your roots might not cooperate, you could get flat-iron creases… the issues are endless!

Here, we break down easy-to-do straightening steps, and the products you need for a swingy, sexy blowout. Hope you’re taking notes!

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