By: Carmina Alvarez
Heat is redhead’s worst enemy and best friend.
Let me explain. Heat can easily destroy our beautiful red hair but can also beautifully enhance our locks and gives us the hair we were born to have! As a curly redhead myself, I have extensive experience with all kinds of heat protectants. On a daily basis, I use a flat iron on my curls and for years, I was not using a protectant on my hair. I noticed extreme drying and coarseness. Once I began using a heat protectant, my hair became glossy and manageable, and also looked vibrantly red!
If you frequently use blow dryers, curling irons, flat irons and hair rollers; then preparing your hair with a heat protectant is a must! Heat styling products will keep our our red hair from hair weakening, excessive dryness and unmanageability because the products coat the hair strands for protection, but also add smoothness and shine to the hair, eliminates frizz and straightens hair with a healthy looking finish.
Most heat protectants come in a spray or serum bottle presentation and both will give you a glossy coat to your gorgeous red hair. Here are the 5 best “redhead friendly” heat styling products: