How to Use Your Cloud Nine Straightener

Learn how to achieve these eight classic looks with your Cloud Nine Hair Straigtener.

Smoothing a blow dry without losing body

All hair types: 100°

Start by sectioning your hair. Now take a 3-4 cm wide piece of hair at the nape of your neck. Holding your iron horizontally, place it close to the root. Keeping it parallel, gently lift the hair section and give your iron a half turn down. Next, glide the iron down, finishing with a slight bend towards the end. Repeat with each section until you have a completed smooth look with lasting shine.

 

 

 

The naturally straight look

Fine hair: 100°
Medium/Thick hair: 150°

First, section your hair. From the nape of your neck, take a 3-4cm wide piece of hair (2-3cm for medium or thick hair). Now, apply your heated iron 3cm from the root, and holding it firmly, glide it through your hair to the end. Repeat this technique using the same smooth downwards motion on each section of your hair. The result is a smooth look, not a poker straight one.

 

 

 

 

Soft curls for medium/long hair

Fine hair: 125°
Medium/Thick hair: 175°

Begin by sectioning your hair. Then, starting at the nape of your neck, gently take a 3-4 cm wide piece of hair. Place your iron vertically at the root, then, give it a half turn, twisting it around your hair. Slowly glide your hair through the iron. Remember to not hold the iron too tightly or it will be difficult to work your hair through. Now, just continue this technique, moving up your head to create a naturally curly look that’s both soft and bouncy.

 

 

 

Soft curls for short hair

Fine hair: 125°
Medium/Thick hair: 175°

Just because you have short hair, doesn’t mean you can’t have soft curls. Start by taking a horizontal section of hair at the nape of your neck. Now carefully place your iron horizontally at the root. Lift your hair up with the iron so it is at a right angle from your head. Twisting the iron, give it a half turn down, then gently pull it through your hair all the way to the end. Using this simple motion creates a beautiful large barrel curl.

 

 

 

Waves

Fine hair: 100°
Medium hair: 150°
Thick hair: 200°

Hold your iron at a right angle from your head, with one hand on the handle and the other on the end-grips. Now give the iron a half turn under the hair. Slowly, but firmly, glide it 3-4cm down. Stop and give it a half turn in the other direction. Then, glide the iron down another 3-4cm. Repeat this zig-zag turning all the way along the length of your hair to create a beautiful flowing wave.

 

 

Tight curls

Fine hair: 150°
Medium hair: 200°
Thick hair: 200°

Just apply the same technique as soft curls, but using smaller 2-3cm square sections. This gives tight curls on medium hair and a ringlet effect on long hair.

 

 

 

 

Flicks

Fine hair: 100°
Medium hair: 150°
Thick hair: 175°

Creating flicks couldn’t be easier. First, take a 4-5cm deep section of your hair. Hold your iron horizontally to your head, then, glide it smoothly down your hair. At around 6cm from the end, twist the iron up 45° and continue to glide the iron through to the ends. The size of section you use will determine how tight the flick will be – the smaller the section, the tighter the flick!

 

 

 

The very straight look

Fine hair: 150°
Medium hair: 200°
Thick hair: 200°

Take a horizontal section of your hair. Now carefully place your iron at root of your hair. Angle it towards your shoulder and glide it down while keeping a firm grip. The smaller the sections used the straighter and flatter the look.