What do you do if you’re after straight hair, but it just won’t stay in place? You might struggle to keep it straight during the day as well as overnight. Well, as luck would have it, there are things you can try.
From some great products to introduce to your routine to useful hacks and tips for keeping your hair looking great, it’s all here. Just keep reading our guide to find out how to keep your hair straight all day – and through the night!
How to keep your hair straight
If you’re wondering how to keep hair straight, something that can really help is a shampoo and conditioner designed for a sleek style. Try the Dream Lengths Long Hair Shampoo and conditioner , which helps to protect against breakage and reduce the appearance of split ends. Just apply the shampoo to wet hair, before massaging into a lather and rinsing it out. Then, follow it up with the conditioner, working it from the lengths to the tips before rinsing out.
Similarly, don’t forget to use a heat protectant to maintain a protective layer around your hair before using heat tools. Our Dream Lengths Heat Slayer Spray can be handy for those times in-between washes when you want to keep your hair straight, working to keep frizz away for up to three days at a time and protecting your hair from damage, too! Just divide your hair into three sections and spray onto lengths and ends generously – no need to rinse.
Looking for more tips on how to keep your hair straight? Well, once you’ve used a heat protectant, you can apply our Dream Lengths Super Blowdry Cream. It offers up to 230°C heat protection and up to three days of shape memory , giving you the ability to keep your hair straight for a significant period of time. Simply apply it to damp hair before blow-drying, and leave it in.
Anti-humidity products can also be useful, particularly when it’s rainy outside, as they can stop your hair from getting too frizzy and keep it looking sleek. Why not try our Elnett Strong Hold Shine Hairspray to protect your hair against humidity whilst maintaining its natural movements.
Meanwhile, you could try straightening your hair in smaller sections that you’re used to for a more even distribution of heat – this can help each section to stay straight for longer . Plus, it can be a good idea to wear a shower cap if you’re showering but not washing your hair, as the steam from the hot water can otherwise cause your hair to frizz.
How to keep your hair straight overnight
What can you do when it comes to keeping your hair straight overnight? There’s nothing worse than waking up in the morning to frizz and tangles, but how can you minimise the risk? Here’s how to keep hair straight overnight.
If you don’t use one already, it might be time to invest in a silk pillowcase. As you move around while you sleep, your hair can rub against the pillowcase. This often causes hair to tangle and break when you use a cotton pillowcase. Not only that, but silk retains moisture, in contrast to cotton which absorbs moisture and can dry out your hair. As a result, a silk pillowcase can be a great help if you want to keep your hair straight and sleek.
Something else you may want to try at night is tying your hair into a loose ponytail and making sure that it’s dry before you go to bed, too. If you struggle with frizzy hair, you could try applying a treatment like a serum and leaving it in overnight. Take our Dream Lengths Long Hair Frizz Killer Serum as an example. It’s specially designed for long, frizzy hair and is enriched with vegetal keratin and cocoa butter - you just need one or two pumps applied to damp hair before you blow dry. Alternatively, to tame frizz, you can apply a small amount onto dry hair – you may want to try this before you go to bed.
Keeping your hair straight doesn’t have to be so tricky. For more on how to keep your hair straight throughout the day and looking great for longer, take a look at the rest of our straight hair help here.
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