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Should you always use heat protector when you straighten your hair

Shocking video shows why you should ALWAYS use heat protector on your hair before styling with tools

  • A shocking video shows the amazing power of heat protection hair spray
  • The video shows the effect of heat tools with and without heat protector
  • Credit card paper was used to show the impact of heat tools and heat protector 
  • There was no damage when protection was used in comparison to when it wasn’t
  • The video was shared on TikTok by a US based hair salon Stephen Alan salon

A shocking video shared on TikTok has revealed the full extent of damage heat tools can cause to hair – and the power of heat protector.

The stylist from Stephen Alan Salon in America sprayed heat protectant on one part of a sheet of credit card paper and then used a flat iron on the paper to illustrate the protective effect.

The part of the paper without the heat protection spray turned black, whilst the part with the spray stayed the same

TikTok reveals the full extent of damage heat tools can cause to hair, and the amazing power of heat protector. The white area on the paper is where protection spray was used

‘We are answering the question today, does heat protection really work? I’m taking our neuro protect heat protectant and spraying it on credit card paper,’ the stylist said.

‘It obviously isn’t as porous as our hair so its saturating a little heavier, we have to air dry it a little bit.

‘I’m going to show you guys with our flat iron exactly how well heat protector does work. Use your heat protection ladies.’

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Do you use heat protection before styling with heat tools?

  • Always 1 votes
  • Never 3 votes
  • Sometimes 2 votes

‘We promise, it works!’ the stylist said.

‘Heat protectant is so important to ensure your strands stay in the best condition.’

Many TikTok users were shocked at the power of heat protection spray, and upset about the damage heat tools can cause.

‘I never used a hair protecting always thought it’s useless.’

‘My split ends are so bad right now from never using heat protectant and putting heat in my hair every single day.’  

Other users doubted the method of using credit card paper to illustrate the power of heat protection, and argued the paper was still wet when the iron was used.

‘Now put water on the paper and do the same thing,’ one woman said.

‘Okay but let it dry all the way and also put on a normal amount, no one puts it on till their hair is wet. Just a light misting,’ another said. 

The stylist sprayed heat protectant on one part of a sheet of credit card paper and then used a flat iron on the paper to illustrate the insane effect of heat protector

The part of the paper without the heat protection spray turned black, whilst the part with the spray stayed the exact way it was.

The stylist sprayed heat protectant on one part of a sheet of credit card paper and then used a flat iron on the paper to illustrate the insane effect of heat protector. The part of the paper without the heat protection spray turned black, whilst the part with the spray stayed the exact way it was

However the stylists were quick to disprove the doubt.

They uploaded a video using the iron on completely dry credit card paper and the heat protection spray had the same effect.

They then sprayed the paper with water and there was no protection from the flat iron.

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