The patented ultra smooth ceramic plates on flat iron hair straighteners produce a smooth straightening motion that eliminates potentially damaging snagging or pulling, resulting in salon quality hairstyles. Whether your hair is fine, coarse, dry, oily, or damaged, a good ceramic hair straightener will help you to finally obtain the hairstyles you have been looking for without the addition of chemical treatments or the expense of a salon visit. Women of ethnic background who have had difficulty obtaining straight hairstyles will love what a ceramic hair straightener will do for them. The adjustable heat setting of the better irons provide the control needed to create hairstyles on even the coarsest of hair. The better ones available use infra-red heat technology, sealing in hair's natural moisture, resulting in hairstyles that are considerably smoother and silkier. No matter what your hair color, natural or dyed, a good ceramic hair straightener delivers consistent hairstyling results. The better quality flat irons produce results twice as fast as those obtained by other hair straighteners, with hairstyles that last a long, long, time. Satisfied users of some flat iron ceramic hair straighteners have commented repeatedly on how well their hairstyles have held up through changing weather conditions and various levels of physical activity, noting that their hairstyle looked as good at the end of the day as it did before they left the house that morning. Creating flat or straight hairstyles is easy with a ceramic hair straightener. Simply insert two inches of hair between the heated ceramic plates and squeeze the handle closed. Glide the flat iron slowly from the roots of the hair to the tips, while following it with a fine tooth comb.