One of the best things about having naturally curly hair is its versatility. You can wear it curly one day, then straight the next, but the one thing you need to be aware of is heat damage.
But anytime you pick up a heat tool, I’m sure you ask yourself, will I get heat damage?
The most common two ways of blow drying your hair are sitting under a hooded dryer and using a hand-held dryer. Here is the breakdown:
Hand-Held Blow Dryer
- This heat is direct because the heat is all going to one area of your hair
- This heat is one that can cause heat damage if done extensively on high heat.
Always remember to use a heat protectant with any of these methods. To see a list of recommendations, click here. Grapeseed oil is also a fantastic heat protectant.
Watch my blow dry routine using the tension method below:
Will you get heat damage from blow drying?
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Bottom line, be careful with your hair when using heat. Each and every time you use heat on your hair, there is a possibility of heat damage, but using heat protectants and limiting the amount of heat used on your hair each session, can greatly reduce your chances of damage.
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