I flat-ironed and blew out my Natural Hair and used Aveda’s Smooth Infusion Naturally Straight line. Review on Aveda’s Smooth Infusion shampoo, smoothing masque, and style prep smoother.
In honour of my 24th birthday, I heat-styled my natural hair with the help of Aveda Smooth Infusion. For the first time in a year in over a year and a half, I did a blow out and straightened my natural hair with a flat iron! Going natural has made me extremely wary of heat damage, so the most heat I have really experienced has been under a table-top dryer.
I was mostly just craving a bit of change, and so my birthday seemed to provide me with the perfect excuse to flatten out my locks. I didn’t, however, do it without a healthy amount of preparation. In fact, I split the process up into two days for the sake of time, and to prevent subjecting my hair to back-to-back heat processing. So here are the steps I took to accomplish the hairstyle: