Hot tools and heat styling have become an integral part of our daily hair routine, but have you ever thought about how excessive heat can impact our locks? Not only can it be time-consuming to style your hair with a hot iron but the overuse of hot tools can lead to dryness, breakage, and other forms of damage. DW, there are ways you can hack your scalp and hair to protect from the heat while still achieving that #MatildaDjerf inspired blow wave.
How does heat impact your hair?
Excessive heat can strip your hair of its natural moisture, leaving it dry, brittle, and prone to breakage. When your strands are subjected to high temperatures, your protective cuticle layer of the hair can become damaged, leading to frizz and dullness.
How To Protect Your Scalp And Go Heatless:
Shielding Your Hair with a Scalp Serum:
A scalp serum acts as your barrier BFF, shielding your hair and scalp from the heat. Our Crown Fix contains nourishing ingredients like Pentavitin®, Defenscalp™ and Lactic Acid which help to retain moisture and promote healthy hair. Applying a scalp serum before using heat tools can provide that extra boost of protection and hydration.
Quicker Drying with Microfibre Hair Towel:
Opting for a microfibre hair towel is a game-changer. Our towels are made from ultra-absorbent microfibre that wicks away moisture more efficiently, reducing drying time. Not to brag, but Mia Freedman said we were the best she’s ever used. By gently wrapping your hair in a microfibre towel, you can cut down on blow-drying and minimise heat damage on your scalp and ends.
Embrace Heatless Hairstyles:
Blow out, hold the blow dryer. Give your hair a break from heat styling and start exploring #heatlesshairstyles. From braids and buns to twists and updos, there are countless ways to create overnight looks without the tools but get the same results. In case you need any inspo, TikTok Creator, Tina Prokas is currently doing 30 days of heatless hairstyles. But here’s how to get that classic, effortless blowout overnight, with leggins or socks!
@eggdressesup i’ve perfected the leggings curls now i can rest #overnightcurls #heatlesscurls ♬ Sweet Disposition - The Temper Trap
Washing with Warm Water:
We know hot showers are relaxing, but hot water can strip away the natural oils from your hair and scalp, meaning more dryness and damage. Instead, opt for warm water when washing your hair. It helps to open up the hair cuticles, allowing for better cleansing, while still retaining all that essential moisture.
Hot tools and heat styling doesn't have to be the enemy of healthy hair. By implementing these hair hacks and going heatless a few days a week, you can still achieve the perfect balance between style and hair health while still experiencing that hair-flipping blowout.