Straighten Your Hair Like A Pro

Just follow these tips, and you'll get gorgeous results every time you pick up a flat iron

Redken Smooth Down Shampoo

Prep thick/course hair

1. Start by washing your hair with a smoothing shampoo and conditioner like Redken Smooth Down Shampoo, $14.50.

2. Right when you get out of the shower, apply a smoothing serum with heat protection technology, like Kiehl’s Heat-Protective Silk-Straightening Cream, $17.

3. Blow dry hair thoroughly with a natural bristle brush and apply tension as you dry hair in order to make it as straight as possible, Moticka says.