Have you guys seen the "Hair Tutorial Gone Wrong" circulating around YouTube right now? I feel like you probably have. All I can say is OMG -- I feel so bad for 'lil Tori Locklear, even if she got her 15-minute of fame from the TODAY Show. Burning off your hair seriously sucks, but then again, getting one-on-one tips from Ted Gibson ain't so bad, either.
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Anyway -- as someone who curls her hair at least three times a week (and an editor who admittedly heat-styles her hair every single day), there are a few ways to prevent frying your hair off -- without enlisting the help of a master stylist. For serious.
First and foremost, do not -- and I repeat -- do NOT use a cheap (as in crappy) iron. It's worth the extra money to splurge on a fancy one: High-quality irons will distribute heat evenly and usually have coated ceramic bodies that are much gentler to strands than straight-up metal barrels are.
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