Growing up, I did not have a relaxer. I was a press and curl girl! My mother would faithfully take me to an old-school hair salon for seven years for a shampoo, deep condition, blow-dry, press with a marcel pressing comb, and curl with marcel curling irons. My hair always looked lovely, but the high heat took a toll on my hair strands, primarily due to the thermal stove’s uncontrollable temperature. Luckily, over the years, hair tools, including pressing combs, have advanced. You do not need to use a thermal stove anymore; an electric pressing comb will do! Continue reading My Favorite Electric Pressing Comb
It consists of temporarily changing the texture of a person’s hair via a hair appliance (i.e. going from curly hair to straight hair and vice versa).
Some examples of hair appliances are: blow dryers, hair straighteners/ flat irons, hot rollers, pressing combs, and overhead dryers. Continue reading Heat Styling and Your Hair