Best heat defence spray for your hair type

Arianna | 20 July 2016

Remember: one size doesn’t necessarily fit all.

Fact: any time you use a heated styling tool on your hair, you cause some sort of damage to your delicate strands. And nobody wants a damaged, dry mane, right? By simply using the best heat defence spray for your hair type, you can help to keep your hair looking luscious and healthy. And while each heat defence spray’s main aim is to protect against heat damage, they’re also made with different hair types in mind. Read on to discover which one is best for you.

The best heat defence spray for different hair types

best heat protection spray for frizzy hair VO5
VO5 Smoothly Does It Heat Protect Spray.

For frizzy hair

Try: VO5 Smoothly Does It Heat Protect Spray (£3.99*)

Why: Are frizzy hair and flyaways the bane of your life? Don’t fret: you can combat them with this handy heat protection spray. Not only will this trusty product help banish frizz, leaving you with smoother-looking and feeling strands, but it’ll help make your hair appear shinier, too. Bonus!

best heat defence spray for static hair
Toni&Guy Prep Heat Protection Mist.

For static hair

Try: Toni&Guy Prep Heat Protection Mist (£6.99*)

Why: Simply put, it provides anti-static control. Static hair can be a real problem if you have fine or thin tresses, so keep your hair looking smooth by spritzing this heat defence spray evenly all over damp tresses and combing through before styling. Alternatively, mist it over dry hair in between styling sessions for an added protection top-up. Another bonus is that this heat defence spray smells super fresh, so you’ll feel like you’ve just walked out of the salon after every use!

best heat defence spray for coloured hair
TRESemmé Colour Revitalise Heat Protect Mist.

For coloured hair

Try: TRESemmé Colour Revitalise Heat Protect Mist (£5.50*)

Why: This ultra gentle formula is ideal for coloured hair, as helps you battle high heat while aiding in maintaining colour vibrancy. If you have dyed locks, then it’s super important to switch up your hair care regime to cater for coloured tresses: using a specially formulated shampoo and conditioner, as well as the best heat defence spray will make a world of difference. If you don’t believe us, give it a go – we promise you’ll never look back!

best heat defence spray for damaged hair tigi
TIGI Catwalk Haute Iron Spray.

For damaged hair

Try: TIGI Catwalk Haute Iron Spray (£15.95*)

Why: Created to withstand immense heat (up to 230⁰C, to be exact), this TIGI heat protection spray is one of the best. The clever formula contains shield-forming and shine-enhancing ingredients that together help to resist really high temperatures, while helping to provide an illuminating shine. Due to the strong level of protection, it’s perfect for damaged hair that’s seen its fair share of excessive heated styling. Use it on damp or dry tresses before blow-drying or straightening.

Still stuck on which product to try? Read our article on how to pick the best heat defence spray for your needs, here.

*RRPs are Unilever suggested retail prices only, it is at the discretion of the individual retailers to set the actual price.

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