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Hair emergency? SBH has your back! Check out our coif question of the week. In every issue, SBH Hair Advice columnist Jacqueline Tarrant answers your questions and helps solve some of your biggest hair concerns. Have a question you need answered? Post in the comment section below or in the “Ask A Stylist” section of our website: SBH ASK A STYLIST.

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I have really thick, short hair. I am wondering what kind of flat iron would be best to use on my hair. It’s really hard to keep my hair straight and shiny because it’s so course and thick. —Nicollette

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You want to use a flat iron with either ceramic or titanium heating plates. These technologies will help to remain healthier throughout the silkening process. Be sure to use a heat protectant, too. Shea butter will also a help to give coarse hair guest shine without leaving it greasy.

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