How does heat damaged hair look and feel?
1.The natural curly pattern is either loosen or completely gone.
2.The hair has a hard time holding water, hence forth becoming brittle or even breaking.
3. hair appears limp or lifeless
Why does heat affect people differently?
It’s all up to genetics. Some people hair strand contains more Disulfide bonds then others. These bonds produce more cysteine molecules that aid in stronger hair that can withstand the roughest combing, the strongest wind and a really hot flat iron.
Should I stay away from heat?
I recommend that all naturals stay away from heat but If you like heat, here are some reason why you might want to monitor and control your heat usage.
1. If you have thin hair be careful with heat.
2. If you have fine hair strands your chances of heat damage is drastically higher than others
3. If you suffer from really dry hair your chances of heat damage is drastically higher than others
4. If you have porous hair your chances of heat damage is drastically higher than others
5. If you like the curliness of your hair be careful with heat.
What are some ways to avoid heat damage?
1. Collect your shedded hair to experiment on, to find the perfect temperature for your curls
2. Use Heat protectant
3. Don't use heat tools higher than 410 degrees.
4. Lessen the amount of times you use your heat tools a year
What Should I do if I have heat damage?
1. Increase the amount you deep condition.
2. increase protein treatments.
3. Increase the amount of times you moisturize your hair daily
4. wear more protective styles
5. If you don't like the new texture, simply cut it off and start a new