Heat protectors are vital for keeping your hair healthy. They might not seem imperative, but skimp and your strands will seriously suffer in the long run. Everyone needs one, but if your hair has been dyed, is curly, naturally finer and more prone to breakage, or if you’re a sucker for the styling tools (especially straighteners), you’ll need to invest in a great one and apply it before you use heat. Look for ones that promise to condition, care and protect your hair from getting fried in scorching temperatures, as well as improving hair health. From the best heat protection spray for curly hair, to dry hair, these are the ones that deserve a permanent place on your dressing table…
Shrub Heat Protection Spray
Shrub’s Heat Protection Spray is as good to the earth as it is your locks. The vegan formula is free from synthetic fragrances, silicones and micro-plastics, as well as being sustainably sourced. A nourishing natural blend of elderflower, nettle, lunar oil and willow extract shield strands against the heat and colour fade. Spritz onto your hair daily, for shinier, smoother hair.
Amika The Shield Anti-Humidity Spray
Frazzled hair tends to be weaker, more brittle and as a result frizzier. Amika’s The Shield Anti-Humidity Spray doubles up as a heat-activated frizz fighter and protects against pollution and harmful UV rays, which FYI also leave your hair parched. Heat protection up to 230 degrees ensures even the highest tech tools won’t stand a chance, plus it’s sulphate free, making it safe to use on keratin treated heads.
Ouidad Advanced Climate Control Detangling Spray
Curly girls are prone to puffing, frizz and flyaways – not to mention the fact that curly hair types are often easier to damage. Ouidad’s Advanced Climate Control Detangling Spray is a multi-tasking miracle worker that shields the hair from heat damage and makes it more manageable. Natural oils argan, macadamia, grapeseed and sweet almond hydrated and restore each strand, leaving hair silky and smooth to the touch.
Sexy Hair Hot Sexy Support Me Heat Protection Setting Hairspray
Those with finer curls need a lightweight formula that doesn’t weigh the hair down. Hot Sexy Support Me Heat Protection Setting Hairspray does just this. Offering protection of up to 450°F, the non-sticky mist provides hold and adds moisture back into dehydrated curls, leaving them soft, perfectly formed and protected, without the crispy feeling.
Joico Ironclad Thermal Protectant Spray
Known for their hardworking haircare, Joico’s Ironclad Thermal Protectant Spray stops split ends in their tracks. A clever bio-advanced peptide complex uses keratin to support and strengthen each strand, while the antioxidant blend protects against heat up to 450°F. It’s the ultimate styling safeguard.
Fudge Professional Tri-Blo Blow Dry Spray
Invisi-shield technology primes and protects against up to 235 degree heat, whilst delivering definition and hold to your style. Fudge Professional Tri-Blo Blow Dry Spray also shields against UVA and UVB, making it a must-have hair product for holidays and the summer months.