The Mistake: Burning Your Edges With the Wrong Tool
A one-inch iron is great for tackling the majority of your hair, but investing in a small half-inch flat iron will help you get closer to your roots without burning your skin.
Don't be afraid of using an edge control gel to tame pesky flyaways. But be sure to follow Johnny's number-one rule for styling product on straight hair: use sparingly. A little really goes a long way.