Most people know heat can damage hair. Yet, the hair straightener is what we rely on the most to create the straight hair we desire. Since it’s so convenient, it’s too easy to just grab it and run it through your hair a few times. Depending on the amount of heat you use, you could be creating long-term hair damage, so it may be time to look at other alternatives, like a protective hair serum. Here are three of the most popular and effective ways to straighten your hair without using heat.
The Right Shampoo and Conditioner Make A Difference
Many shampoos and conditioners are designed for people with straight hair. This is a characteristic you want to look for when shopping for a sulfate free shampoo and conditioner. When the product is free of sulfates, your hair will be easier to work with as a result, and you won’t be as tempted to grab the hair straightener. Combining the sulfate free shampoo and conditioner with a protective hair serum can straighten your hair with ease, and protect it even more if you are forced to apply a small amount of heat.
Dry Gently With Cold Air
Drying your hair with cold air from your blow dryer isn’t common, but it’s still effective. When you use cold air, you should also consider running your fingers through your hair rather than using a brush. A soft brush can still be used to get out any tangles, but most of the time your fingers will do the job. Cold air on a low setting will help eliminate frizz and prevent damage to your hair.
Combine Brushing With The Right Products
You can avoid heat and air completely by simply brushing until your hair is dry. For the best results, brush gently through your hair every few minutes until it’s completely dry. Of course, this is assuming you have the time to work with this method. Once you’re done, incorporate some of your hair products for Remy hair and you’ll have perfectly straight hair as if you ran it through the straightener.
RemySoft not only wants your hair to look perfect, but we want to make sure you’re doing the right things to protect your hair as well. A good sulfate free shampoo and conditioner is the first step, but avoiding heat on your hair as much as possible will help as well. If you’re ever unsure if you’re doing the right thing for the overall health of your hair, don’t hesitate to contact us for advice.