Sleek, straight hair always looks so healthy and polished, as seen here on Brazilian model and designer Camila Alves. The super shiny effect is no illusion. You can go for a straight flat-ironed style without splitting or frying your ends. I do it all the time! For one, you shouldn't be relying solely on the flat iron to achieve a shiny, straight blow-out--that's what the blow-dryer is for. The key to this look is using the right products to keep your hair, nourished, protective and healthy in the process. So if you rather rock a sleek straight mane to your next holiday party rather than a fancy updo, check out a few of my tips to achieve sleek and smooth locks without the heat damage!