Defy Damage: 6 Thermal Sprays to Use With Your Hair Tools

Lorie Knickle November 17, 2019

Are the ends of your hair are looking frazzled and kinky? Is your hair is dull or unmanageable? Maybe your colour is fading despite using colour-safe shampoo and conditioner. All are symptoms of heat damage. When we apply heat to our hair the proteins that keep hair strong and healthy can be compromised, leading to noticeable issues. This doesn't necessarily mean you should skip the hot hair tools altogether. It means you should take action to prevent damage. Your best line of defense is a high quality protection spray. Here are some of our top picks!

AG Hair Limited Edition One Girl Can Firewall

Thermal Spray

A popular choice for all hair types, Firewall is infused with argan oil to decrease snags when styling with tools and leaves hair oh-so shiny. For each can of Limited Edition One Girl Can Firewall sold, AG Hair will donate to One Girl Can. This charity provides funding and mentorship to girls in Africa seeking education.

KB Protect Thermal Protection Spray

heat protection spray

Don't let your iron weaken and destroy vital proteins in your hair! This one is a Chatters fave to many of our guests and stylists since it protects your strands up to 450 degrees. Plus it smells unreal  you'll want to bathe in it! 

CHI 44 Iron Guard

iron guard

This weightless, non-aerosol, paraben-free product works from the inside out, to thoroughly protect all hair types! It contains ionic and cationic hydration interlink technology that allows you to create multiple textures with style memory that can be regenerated. It contains positively-charged silk molecules that interlock into hair's natural structure to build strength and resilience and to improve moisture and shine. Oh, and did I mention? It smells fantastic! It is a must-try product if you are doing any kind of heat styling!

Paul Mitchell Express Style Hot Off the Press

heat protection sprays

Protect your fragile strands with this baby from Paul Mitchell! The rice hull extract builds a lightweight barrier while wheat proteins deliver an extra dose of strength. This one will also provides you with a nice flexible hold!

Sexy Hair Hot Protect Me

heat protectant

It claims to hold your style up to 24 hours and it delivers! Use this thermal spray to not only protect your strands against the intense heat of your irons, but also hold your style all day and night. MUCH better than loading your hair with hairspray first and then frying it, amirite???

Moroccanoil Perfect Defense

heat protection sprays

Using the same key ingredient as their treatment, argan oil helps to hydrate strands while protecting against heat styling at up to 450 degrees! Oh, and of course Moroccanoil is giving you their dreamy signature scent in this aerosol spray.  

You can shop these heat protection sprays in salons or online here.


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