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How To Finesse Flat Ironing Your Mane

Love the silky, smooth effect of a fabulously flat-ironed style? It’s easier to achieve than you think—thanks to proper technique and the right products says hair pro Michael Steven. “Start from the root and go all the way to the end. Angle it a little bit, at a 45-degree angle, so the flat iron isn’t directly touching the scalp,” coaches the South Carolina-based hair pro. For more ways to get your sleek technique on fleek—check out the “Flat Iron Finesse” story in the Dec./Jan. ’17-’18 issue of Sophisticate’s Black Hair…on sale now.

Hair: Steven Michael/Steven Michael’s Hair Studio, North Charleston, SC; Makeup: Tierra Nichole; Photos: Chip Foust/

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