Straightening hair - step 1

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Step 1
Work a silicone-based styling cream or serum through damp hair, starting an inch from the roots. Blow-dry your hair until it's about 75 percent dry. (If your hair is coarse or kinky, stop at about 50 percent.) use only your fingers, and tug your hair down from the root to straighten it.