When using heat styling tools on your hair, it is important to take the necessary steps to protect your hair or you could end up with some very undesirable results.
Many people do not realise that even the highest quality professional ceramic and tourmaline flat irons can have a damaging effect on your hair if used incorrectly or too frequently, or if your hair is not adequately protected. Heat damage to your hair is hard to repair, and most of the time you will have to cut your hair to get rid of the damage.
As you probably know, temporarily straightening your hair with a flat iron is done by applying heated plates to the length of your hair. The heat straightens your hair by breaking and then reforming the hydrogen bonds in the inside of your hair. When the right precautions are not taken, this can harm your hair’s outer protective layer causing weakness and breakage.
Using ceramic hair oils and heat protection products can protect your hair from the heat and replace the moisture that is lost through heat appliances. There are a range of quality products out there to meet your needs:
The ultimate in heat protection is the Mizani Thermasmooth (Smooth-Pressed Style). Thermasmooth is an exclusive thermal straightening system engineered to restore moisture and nourish hair. It provides weightless, long lasting results; Heat protection to nourish and strengthen hair; Flexible, humidity resistant, frizz-free style.
Thermasmooth Smooth Guard (smoothing serum) – leave-in thermal protecting serum that buffers against heat styling damage and eases the use of heat tools by providing extra glide, shielding and polishing your hair as you smooth. It’s perfect for Natural and colour treated hair, growing out a relaxer seamlessly or extending the time for longer between relaxer services. Best results when used as part of the four-step Thermasmooth regime (Thermasmooth Smooth-Pressed Style service also available at the salon).
If you’re in a hurry but still want that straight and shiny look, then Mizani Gloss Veil won’t disappoint you. Gloss Veil Shine Spray uses Mizani’s newest, silicone and preservative-free shine technology to build in shine without greasiness or weight. The weightless, non-greasy formula, developed especially for curly and multi-textured hair, permits a soft finish with a high-gloss sheen. As it moisturises, silkens and softens, it controls frizz and helps protect curly hair against environmental aggressors. Used with heat-styling tools, it delivers optimum shine every time.
If you have fine hair and long for a bit of fullness in your style Matrix Vavoom Gold Heat range may be the answer. Vavoom Gold Heat Blow-In Volume Protective Lotion creates weightless, natural body, shape and texture, whilst protecting against blow dry heat.
If you have a love affair with your ceramics straighteners there is intensive protection from Vavoom Gold Heat Iron-In Control/Volume Protective Mist Dry Mist, which adds control and shine and leaves a static free finish.
Matrix Vavoom Gold Heat range is designed with micronised gold and heat dispersion technology to distribute heat evenly. It helps to mend breakage and defend against damage during heat styling, while hair stays sexy, shiny and glamorous for longer. The range is used and endorsed by the hairdressing guru Errol Douglas, so you know it has to be good.
At Silk Trends are happy to bring you the best quality products at an affordable price. All products are now available at the Salon.
For more information call 0208 529 8000.