To clean the ceramic plates on a hair straightener, turn it off, and allow it to cool. Wipe down the plates with a damp cloth. Use a cleaning solution on the flat iron.Continue Reading
Turn off the hair straightener, and unplug it. Allow it to cool for about five minutes. Place it on a heat-resistant mat or a wash towel, and not directly on your countertop.
Wipe down the plates with a damp cloth or paper towel while the plates are still warm to remove the hairstyling product from the plates. Be careful not to burn your hands as the heat can penetrate through a cloth or paper towel. Use a cotton swab to get into tiny places that the towel missed.
Use an iron cleaning solution or a household cleaner, such as nail-polish remover, ammonia, spray-on oven cleaner or rubbing alcohol, to remove the remaining residue. Cover the ceramic plates with the cleaning solution, then wipe it off with a soft, damp cloth. Repeat this process until all the build-up is gone from the ceramic plates. Allow the flat iron to dry completely before plugging it in to use again.
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