It’s a dilemma you’re confronted with each hair-washing day: to warmth fashion or to not warmth fashion? Whether or not your methodology of alternative is blowdrying, straightening, curling, or all three, you already know blasting your hair with warmth isn’t the greatest factor for your strands. However what are you speculated to do when air drying simply doesn’t have the identical impact? Is wholesome warmth styling even potential?
The reply is sure, kind of—it simply takes the precise instruments. On our most up-to-date episode of Pricey Derm, board-certified dermatologist Mona Gohara, MD, teamed up with Matthew Collins, celeb hairstylist and ambassador for Dyson (the specialists in hair well being and hair-care innovation, nbd), to reply three girls’s most urgent hair-health questions and to share recommendations on methods to fashion their hair whereas stopping excessive warmth harm.
Every lady has a special hair sort, however the one concern all of them have in frequent? Hair harm, and methods to cut back it. “There’s two foremost components that basically harm your hair: mechanical harm, so overuse of sizzling instruments and excessive warmth, and […] chemical harm, so a considerable amount of bleaching, dying, or altering our hair too incessantly.” *Feels a bit of too seen.*
“Put on your hair nevertheless you wish to put on your hair, however simply use the precise warmth units,” Dr. Gohara says.
For instance, Kara Brown, who has 4c hair—the tightest curl sample of all curly hair sorts—struggles essentially the most with the overuse of warmth. She often types her hair in twists for her on a regular basis look, however when the summer time arrives she opts for curls, after which switches to straight locks for winter. And, each look begins off with a blow-out.
“I don’t have a hair fashion that doesn’t contain warmth,” Brown says. “So, if y’all may let me understand how I can preserve my love affair with warmth styling, but additionally nonetheless be certain my hair and scalp are getting the care, consideration, and moisture they want, that might be beautiful.” (Retweet.)
“Put on your hair nevertheless you wish to put on your hair, however simply use the precise warmth units,” Dr. Gohara says. “Certainly one of my absolute favorites is the Dyson Supersonic™ [hair dryer with the diffuser attachment], as a result of not solely is it minimizing the quantity of warmth that’s coming involved together with your pores and skin and your hair, but it surely additionally disperses the air evenly so it may well actually come tremendous near mimicking your precise curl.”
As a result of it’s engineered to disperse air evenly round your curls, the diffuser attachment simulates pure drying, which helps to cut back frizz and outline curls and waves. So, you can blow dry your ‘do and have your hair well being, too.
Keen to listen to the remainder of these (all-too-relatable) hair-care tales and expert-backed solutions on warmth styling with much less harm? You’ll have to look at the video for that—plus, snag some celeb hairstylist-approved hacks to attempt for your self.