How does heat damage your hair?
Heat styling helps us get gorgeous hair. Whether you go for straight, curly, or a bouncy blow-dry, your hairstyle has the power to make your day.
But, too much heat styling can leave hair thirsty and delicate. When your hair is wet, the water causes it to swell up. Heat tools make your hair dry quickly and shrink back to normal size. It’s the speed of this shrinking which cracks the protective layer of your hair. Meanwhile, steam escaping causes the hair fiber to bubble, making it weak and breakable.
Luckily, there are lots of ways to protect your hair from heat damage. But first, let’s look at how to spot heat damage in your hair.
8 tips to prevent heat-damaged hair
Heat styling can help us look and feel our best. But one of the side effects of beautiful heat-styled hair is heat damage. Discover the signs to look out for in your hair. Then, follow our eight tips for speedy damage repair and find out how to prevent heat damage in the future. From which products quench thirsty hair to tips for using your tools more safely, you’ll find it all here.