Best Heat Protectant Products For Natural Hair

June 28, 2019

Best Heat Protectant Products For Natural Hair

     Are you thinking of styling your hair using any of the heat methods, such as curling rods, curling wands, curlers, blow-dryers, heat rollers, and the likes? Are you planning on doing it without heat protectant products, be it spray, serum or the likes? If your answer is yes to either of the two or to the two, then you need a big rethink.

     One of the most damaging factors to a healthier, longer and fuller hair is heat styling or better put, heat.

     Subjecting your hair to high temperatures from heat styling products like the curlers or blow-dryers without a heat protectant product like the spray, serum or cream will only damage and break your hair.

     Heat styling products deplete the natural oils of your hair which is used to nourish and moisturize it to grow healthy and strong. They also weaken and destroy the vital proteins and vitamins in the hair shafts, cuticles, and scalp. The weakening of these structures call for high maintenance of hair and need to procure the best hair treatments to restore, repair, replenish, rejuvenate and revive the hair.

     What's the solution? It's really quite simple but at the same time hard. Simple in the case that the solution to prevent your hair from the damages of heat styling is using hair protectant products, and it's hard because there are a whole lot of options to choose from that you are at a loss on which to pick and use.

     But that's not a problem anymore, we've put together a list of the best hair protectant products to use for your hair before heat styling (if you absolutely must heat style). One thing about this list of best heat protectant products is that they don't just protect your hair from getting damaged by heat, they also add loads of benefits to the hair - shine, smoothness, slickness, straightness, and style. Let's browse through the list together.

  1. Chi 44 Iron Guard Thermal Protection Spray: This heat protectant spray makes use of charged silk molecules to enrich and boost the strength of the hair as well as add to its shine. It also gives it resilience against heat and moisturizes the roots as well.
  2. Briogeo Rosario Blow Dry Perfection Heat Protectant Creme: Not all heat protectant products come as sprays, especially this one. Infused with minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants, this heat protectant product provides strength and nourishment to the hair to improve its health and resilience. It is also enriched with coconut oil, rosehip, and argan to protect the hair from damages from heat and UV rays from the sun. As an added bonus, it conditions the hair strands and locks in moisture for growth.
  3. Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Moisture Thermal Protect Set & Hold Spritz: Shea moisture combines natural and certified organic ingredients to protect the hair. It produces reparative chemicals to protect hair shafts, promote hair growth, invigorate the hair scalp, moisturize the hair and condition the scalp. All of these are achieved with their natural formulas and organic ingredients.    
  4. Cantu Shea Butter Thermal Shield Heat Protectant: This specially formulated product nourishes every strand with moisture, but that's not all, it also makes the hair stronger and healthier to withstand high temperatures and still look smooth, shiny and free from frizz.
  5. OUAI Memory Mist Heat Protectant: This product is way more than a heat protectant, it's a lifesaver. Not only does it protect your hair from damages and breakings due to heat. It also helps style your hair by locking your looks in place, which is an effect of its memory polymer technology. 
  6. EVA NYC Mane Magic 10 - IN - 1 Primer: This heat protectant product is loaded with argan and sunflower that adds a lot of benefits - it rejuvenates the hair, replenishes the nutrients, detangles the hair and protects the hair from high temperature and UV rays. 
  7. KÉRASTAS Resistance Ciment Thermique Blow Dry Primer: This heat protectant product helps with repairing the damaged and broken hair. It is specifically formulated to help rehabilitate damaged hair, the primer's fibers help to strengthen the hair from the inside out as well as recreate the strands protective layer. 
  8. Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Heat and UV Protective Primer: This heat protectant product is made up of a blend of coconut oil, grapeseed oil, sweet almond oil, and three other different oils to bring out the best from your scalp, provide the best protection against dry, brittle and coarse textures, and hydrate the hair.                 

     Using any one of these heat protectant products before heat styling will reduce and prevent damages, breaks, and harm from heat styling products and techniques. They will not only form a protective layer over the hair, but they will also add a load of benefits to the hair.