How to Get Super Straight Hair
Wraps and Setting
Wrap This old-fashioned method straightens hair by wrapping it around the head, pinning with bobby pins and clips as you go. Traditionally one large curler is placed at the crown, to add volume at the top. This is the safest, most hair-friendly way to smooth hair, and it results in straight hair that is flatter to the head. To speed along the wrap process, work with hair that is just slightly damp, and sit under a dryer or blow-dry gently to complete. Wrapping is also a good way to preserve a blowout or flat-ironed hair for more than a day, and as you sleep.
Setting Another oldie-but-goody method that is more hair smoothing than straightening, setting involves wrapping hair around very large rollers on top of hair (about three or four rollers from front to back) and at each side of the head (about two or three at each side). Then let dry naturally or under a dryer. Comb out gently for smooth hair that retains volume. This is the safest way for very curly hair to go straight, as it smoothes hair without the need for too much heat or damaging chemicals.