How To: Sleek Style for Extra-Curly Hair

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Start

  1. Start with blow-dried hair.
  2. Section front of hair from back and clip just behind ear.
  3. Take 1 ½" diagonal sections and spray with thermal protectant. Comb to detangle.

Style

  1. Move straightening iron from the base and work down.
  2. Repeat steps through each section.
  3. Split back section from top of head to center of nape of neck.
  4. Repeat steps above on diagonal sections of hair for a more natural fall.

Finish

  1. Emulsify a small amount of wax in hands. Work through hair for definition and a long-lasting hold with a moveable finish.

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