Hair straighteners are common than at any time and used by millions of buyers around the world. There are hundreds of hair straightener brands, sizes and models, which all offer the same attribute of straightening hair. How do you prolong the life of your straighteners? And keep them in tip top condition? As a salon owner our straighteners come under day-to-day rigorous salon use below is a few tips to prolong your hair straightener's existence:-
~ Store your straighteners effectively try not to bump or drop them, as this can affect the inner parts.
~ Remember to switch of immediately after use, don't just wait for the hibernation mode
~ Never make it possible for the plates to touch anything heat sensitive surface or material. If this does happen here's a tip to remove it. Remove it cold with nail polish remover or spirit (even perfume will work) use a plastic comb end and scrape from the plates to avoid scratches whilst they are cold.
~ Keep your mains power cord apart from the plates at all times
~ Before storing allow the hair irons to cool down on a heat mat or use any holder or heat guard that came with the straightener
~ Loosely coil the mains cord all around your straightener, never tightly cord it around this will over time harm the inner cord leading you to a new pair.
~ Cleaning, use a damp cloth with warm water and mild detergent the detergent will remove any product with a little rubbing.
~ Change the fuse if the straighteners cease working this is usually the first thing if the hair straightener wont to switch on.
Generally its common sense do not use close to water or touch the plates when hot. Remember a hair straightener often heats up to over 100 degrees. So it's critical to use and store wisely to avert any accidents.
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