Summer Pollard Curling Wand December 24th, 2017 - 12:03:20
Many women use a curling wand to add bouncy curls and volume to their flat or thinning hair. Often, one invests in such devices without giving a thought to potential problems posed by them. Here we shall discuss the typical issues one faces while using this device. The article also gives tips to avoid these issues. Modern curling devices typically make use of heat to curl the hair. This heat can be quite damaging to the hair shaft. Hence, one must make use of thermal protecting sprays and gels that are readily available in the market. One must be especially careful while using the higher heat settings of the device.
Likewise, the device should also not be used outdoors, especially where there are aerosols/sprays present. 4) Care should also be taken when using the tool near or on disabled people and kids. 5) If you feel that the cord of the device is damaged, you should immediately discontinue use. Additionally, you must not try to repair the device yourself; instead, have it fixed by experts or buy a new one.The cord of the curling wand should be kept away from heated surfaces. 6) When the device is still plugged-in, it should not be laid down, unless you are using special ceramic plates to rest it.
7) The heated barrel should never be touched directly and you must ensure using a protective heat glove (most top brands provide one with the device). 8)The barrel should also never used near the eyes or broken skin. 9) Curling wands having barrels made with tourmaline and ceramic coating get hot within seconds, so make sure that you do not touch these with bare hands. 10) Your hair should also be clean and dry prior to using the device on it. 11)The unit should be allowed to heat for 30 to 40 seconds and most brands can be used with an AC 60 HZ at 120 V outlets. 12) Before using the device for curling or straightening the hair, make sure that you use heat protecting serum and sprays.
This will prevent the hair shaft from being damaged. Temperature settings of the curling wand and your Hair type Note that there are different heat settings for curling different hair types.This is more so in case you are using a curling wand having adjustable temperatures. In digitally controlled devices the general rule of thumb is: 1) Low setting (250 F) for delicate, fine and color treated hair 2) Medium setting (310 F) for average thick hair 3) Medium high (330 F) for thick and wavy hair 4) High Max (360 to 395 F) for hard to curl or very thick hair. Remember that, for consistent styling of hair, most top brands of wands today, use a surge of power to keep the barrel continuously heated.