A sleek bob, tousled waves, and bouncy curls are all amazing hairstyles you can create with heat styling. However, have you taken the time to consider the damage heat can cause your hair? If used improperly, flat irons, curling irons, wands, and blow dryers can all cause dullness, dryness, and breakage.
This does not mean you should stop heat styling your hair. Of course, some hairstyles cannot be achieved in any other way. The best solution to avoid damage, besides avoiding heat all together, is to use a heat protectant before styling your hair.
What Is A Heat Protectant?
Heat protectant to hair is like sunscreen to skin. It replenishes moisture, defends against heat damage, and gives life to stressed tresses.
Importance Of Using a Heat Protectant
- Smooths the cuticles; making the hair less porous and less prone to frizzing.
- Prevents the loss of moisture.
- Adds lost moisture back into the hair.
- Lubricates the hair making it manageable, easy to style and detangle.
- Restores shine body and bounce.
Tresemme’s Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Leave in Spray is an affordable and good heat protectant to use. Spray liberally 6-8 inches away from your hair. Focusing on the mid-shaft to ends on damp hair before you blow-dry and on dry hair before using heated hair tools. H2Thermal Heat Activated Hair Repair Treatment is another great heat protectant. It is a cream and a little goes a long way. It is more costly than the Tresemme’s Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Leave in Spray but works well. Start using these heat protectants today and you will see the amazing transformation of your hair. Not only will it prevent heat damage, but also it will make your hair look shiny and moisturized.