Get It Straight – Blow Dry

In this lesson, you will learn how to straighten your daughter’s curly hair using a blow dryer.


Begin this process with freshly shampooed and conditioned hair. To learn how to how to properly wash and condition curly hair, go to our Curly Hair Video Lesson: Shampooing and Conditioning.


Always use a blow drying lotion to prevent frizz, protect the hair from heat, and keep the hair straighter longer.

Tip:Use less lotion for finer hair and more for thicker hair.


Separate the hair into sections. This will help you maintain control of the hair and make the blow drying process easier.


Use long slow strokes and glide the blow dryer as you brush down the entire length of the hair to help impart sheen and get a smoother result.

NOTE: If you plan to flat iron after blow drying, make sure the hair and scalp are completely dry!