Product Junkies: Top Heat Protectants

Heat damage is nothing to play with. Those scalding-hot styling tools will wreak serious havoc on your strands, leaving them lifeless, dull and everything but fabulous. Let these protectors serve as an invisible barrier against irreparable breakage.

Deena Campbell Apr, 09, 2014

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Loaded with wheat proteins and anti-oxidants, this heat protector shields your hair from temperatures up to 428 degrees. It’s a bit pricey, but honestly worth every penny.

$55, available at Net-a-Porter

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This spray contains arabian honey, carrot and macadamia nut oils for moisturization, as well as keratin to protect strands from thermal styling.

$11.24, available at CVS.

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Block humidity from your hair once and for all with just a dime-sized portion of this cream. Great for transitioning ladies.

$17, available at Kiehl’s

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Try this lightweight spray to restore shine and softness. Translation: your hair will look the best it’s ever been.

$22, available at ghd

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Comprised in a cute spray bottle, this alcohol-free styling solution is perfect for maintaining frizz-free curls.

$12.99, available at Ulta

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Laced with botanicals, this serum forms a protective layer around cuticles leaving your hair breakage-free.

$22, available at Walgreens.

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This spray is formulated with an innovative patented heat-activated polymer technology that doesn’t leave your hair feeling greasy or too heavy.

$6.79, available at Walgreens.


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