Stop Doing These To Your Hair
If you are someone like me, who enjoys styling their hair when going out, whether it be straightening or curling hair, then we are exposing our hair to a lot of heat and potential damage. I’ve made mistakes before and this has cost my hair’s health, but now that I’m becoming more experienced and learning from other beauty bloggers and friends, I’ve got a few tips that will protect your hair from being damaged by all the styling one likes to do. My Hair Type: Before I get started, I will introduce a little bit about my hair type. I am born with very straight and soft hair, and they have been damaged by many times of bleaching and coloring, so now they are thinning, becoming dry and weak. Mistake one: Not using Heat Protection Before we let our hair come in contact with heating products such as straightening and curling irons, it is important that we protect our hair by spraying heat protectants on our hair to form a barrier. I was clueless before and did not use any heat protectant before styling my hair and over time, I have noticed that it has become more dry and prone to breakage. Now that I’ve added heat protectant, my hair feels stronger and smoother. Mistake Two: Overheating your hair Often, styling products have several heat settings, and before I always used the highest setting to style faster, but the extreme heat really damaged my hair, leading to a lot of split ends. Now, I have learned to use the lowest setting and develop more patience, and in return, I get the same style but healthier hair. Mistake Three: Style wet hair I realized this mistake when watching other beauty bloggers. They said that styling wet hair is not only impractical but does a lot of damage. The moisture in the hair makes it impossible to form any curls or keep your hair straight. Therefore, always make sure to dry your hair completely before styling. Product Used: Tresemme RP7 Pre-Styling Spray I love this product because it feels lightweight on the hair and does a great job of protecting my hair from heat. After using, I noticed that my hair has fewer split ends and feels stronger and has fewer tangles. I usually spray a few pumps directly onto my hair before styling and it dries really fast. However, I would not spray this onto the scalp because it can make your hair look oily and flat.
TRESemmé-Repair & Protect 7 Pre-Styling Spray