How to Straighten Hair Without Blow Drying

by Contributing Writer ; Updated September 28, 2017

Many people who were born with curling hair long to be able to have straight hair when they want it. This causes a problem when you do not have the time to wash your hair and then blow dry it to straighten your hair. There is a faster way to straighten your hair without blow drying. Follow these simple steps to straighten your hair without blow drying.

Items you will need

  • 1 flat iron
  • 1 hair brush
  • 1 hair clip
  • 1 well lit mirror

Its Easy to Straighten Your Hair

Step 1

Plug your flat iron in and heat it up to its hottest setting to start straightening your hair without blow drying. You will also need to make sure your hair is dry.

Step 2

Pull the top half of your hair into a bun and secure it on the top of your head with the hair clip. The smaller the section of hair that you are working on the faster you will be able to straighten your hair without blow drying.

Step 3

Take a 1 inch section of the hair that is hanging and run the flat iron over it. Repeat this with the section of hair until it is straight. Move around all the hair that is hanging by one inch sections running the flat iron through the hair until this layer is straight.

Step 4

Let down the hair that was pulled on top of your head. Repeat step 3 with this portion of your hair that needs to be straightened.

Step 5

Style your hair as usual when your hair has been straightened to your liking.


  • Using a defrizzing serum before you using the flat iron to straighten your hair without blow drying to keep it smooth and shiny all day.


  • Repeatedly using this technique to straighten your hair can cause damage and dry out your hair. Deep condition your hair at least once a week when using this method to flat iron your hair.