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It depends on your own personal hair texture. If you have thick curly hair, you'll want to use a higher temperature. If you have thin hair, it's better to use a lower temperature because the higher one can really damage your hair. If you have a knob on your flat iron to change the temperature, start out on a low temperature. If it doesn't work well, try going a little higher until it seems to be working well enough for your hair.

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