Lets face it women, we are the reason for our bad hair days. All the curling and straightening, and blow-drying; the thermal abuse that we force our hair to endure causes our hair cuticle to become severely damaged.
Think of it as ironing a silk shirt. Too much heat on the silk shirt will cause it to burn and become damaged. Same goes for your hair cuticle; the more often you tug, pull, and force the heat through your hair, the more likely your hair will become dry, brittle, and unruly.
Luckily, with enough care and handling, you can help restore your hair's shine and buoyancy and protect it from further thermal damage.
The first thing you have to take into account are the tools you are using. Using a ceramic plated flat iron keeps the shine in and blank. But still, no matter the tool, there will be damage. Unless you take the next step.
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Product. Product. Product! It is all about product when it comes to the fight against heat damage. There are tons of products out on the market today that act as a shield for your hair and protect it against harmful heat waves.
The right product can save your hair from thermal damage, add shine with oils or conditioner, have a “hold” factor for styling, or do all three! Here are 4 top products that are worth trying before you straighten another strand of your hair.
Chi 44 Iron Guard with the power of ceramic provides superior heat protection from the inside out against styling and finishing damages from the hottest heat tools.
Pureology Fortifying Heat Spray has natural ingrediants, reflective lipid extracts, and orange oil extracts. This spray primes and protects your hair from styling tools and has a medium hold for syling.
Redken Smooth Down Heat Glide delivers a Ionic Smoothing Complex of macadamia oil and cationic refiners to help replenish oils. It provides intense smoothing and a long-lasting, frizz-free finish.
Last but not least, It's a 10 Miracle Leave-in Conditioner is an amazing product that has 10 benefits for your hair that include increasing styling and manageabliliy, boosting shine, protecting your hair from styling tools, and more. This leave-in is the perfect product for
These thermal protectants are meant to be applied to wet hair if blow-drying, and dry hair if flat ironing.
Interested in one or more of the products listed above? Visit Celebrity Beauty Supply and Salon, which has these products and much more. Their friendly staff will always direct you in the right direction when you have questions or concerns.
Celebrity Beauty Supply and Salon has three locations in Santa Clarita. They are located at 23868 Copper Hill Drive, (661) 257-1785, 26508 Bouquet Canyon Road, (661) 296-3792, 24142 Lyons Avenue, (661) 253-1355.