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Hello, A straightening iron can burn your hair but it wouldn't burn it to such a extent that your hair would turn grey hun. When the straightening iron burns hair, it usually becomes brittle or dry or looks similar to static. But when most hair is burnt to a high enough extent, it disintigratesthe strand of hair that has been burnt.

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Q: Can you burn the follicles of your hair with a straightening iron causing them to turn gray?
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