We tend to use blow dryers and flat irons more than we should during the winter months, which can be damaging. However, don’t let your favorite tools completely wreck your hair. By adding heat styling, you can prevent split ends and frazzled textures from the scorching settings on your favorite heat styling tools. For the best shielding protectants, try any of these beauty bag essentials for healthy, protected hair.
Avoid breakage and tame flyways with this heat protectant spray, which can be used before blow drying, curling or straightening.
2. Ecru Acacia Protein Oil
Apply this multitasking cocktail of acacia protein and extra virgin argan oil onto locks for maximum heat protection.
3. Redken Extreme Length Primer
Before you get a flawless blowout, this must-have primer works as a rinse-off treatment for distressed hair.
4. Living Proof Restore Instant Protection
Standing tall against humidity and UV rays, this instant protection spray offers on-the-clock heat defense before you style.
5. Oscar Blandi Heat & Protect Spray
Offering damage control and extra shine, this heat protecting spray nourishes and strengthens hair upon use.
6. Fekkai Heat Blowout Primer
Defend your tresses with this special oceanic spray that shields against heat damage and wards away unwanted breakage.
7. Joico Heat Set Blow Dry Perfecting Crème
Safe for all hair types, this weightless cream is used before heat styling, for a flawless look.
8. Drybar Hot Toddy Heat Protector Frizz Fighter
Keeping hair smooth and friction-free, this handy lotion keeps strands from overheating with a special protective barrier.
9. L’Oreal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Blow Dry It Quick Dry Primer Spray
Cutting drying time in half, this new beauty breakthrough protects hair from split ends and other damage.
10. Phyto PHYTOKERATINE Repairing Thermal Protectant Spray
Paraben and sulfate free, this thermal spray soothes, protects and boosts shine with each use.
11. Nexxus Promend Protecting Mist
Guard your ends with this protective mist which protects against breakage and dryness.
12. Color Proof HeatProof Anti-Frizz Blow Dry Crème
This weather-resistant heat protective cream leaves hair vibrant and smooth— even throughout constant flat ironing.
Treat your hair to this nourishing oil which protects against the stresses caused by excessive heat styling.
14. Giovanni Cosmetics Ultra-Sleek Flat Iron Styling Mist
Providing extreme heat protection, use this styling mist before straightening for smooth and flawless locks.
Using precious oils to ward away heat damage, this color care product leaves your hair feeling smooth and weightless.