Friday, 14 June 2013

Protecting your hair when styling

Now I am a straightening fanatic, and cannot go a day without that 185 degree heat touching my strands. Therefore it only makes sense that I have a really good heat protector to keep my locks intact. Over the years I have tried and tested loads of different heat protectors, so some would say I am experienced in that department.

Kerastase and Redken

I absolutely love Kerastase Nutritive NectarThermique heat protector and no matter what I seem to use I always return to this gem. When I blowdry or straighten my hair I found this product gives a soft and supple feel throughout without that sticky feeling when running your fingers through your hair. It also has a beautiful scent to it and considering it’s a cream it doesn't weight down your hair at all.
This for me is a Definite 10/10 as I can’t live without it.

I gave this Redken Iron Silk 07 spray a go, as I wanted to try a new heat protector. Unfortunately, I was hugely disappointed in this product, as I felt that my hair was left feeling sticky (even though I didn't spray too much). I also noticed that my hair was becoming very tangled - a problem I don’t really have. I was left with that silky feeling that I am used to when using other heat protectors.
I am very sad to say that I will not be re-purchasing this product and I will have to mark it 4/10.

Redken Iron silk 07

If you are on a budget for me the L'Oreal Studio Line Silk & Gloss Hot Straight Cream is a great product. Now when I am having a bad month and I can’t afford my expensive heat protector, I always go for this beauty. I feel it is good value for money, and it does what it says on the label. It leaves my hair feeling soft and has a glossy effect, I feel it is light weight on my hair and doesn't weight it down. My only issue is after a day I feel it gets a little greasy other than that I give it a 7/10


  1. ive never tried any of these products but i should!

    Isabel @ Walk of Fashion

  2. thank you for these tips, i am always looking for ways to protect my poor hair!

  3. Your hair looks amazing! Shiny and healthy. I love Kerastase products.

  4. great post and tips! you have a really nice blog!

  5. Thank you guys for your lovely comments xxx

  6. I guess all the products are working, your hair looks lovely and sooo shiny! xx