11 Hair Protectant Sprays to Defy Styling Heat

11 Hair Protectant Sprays to Defy Styling Heat

Your hair doesn’t have to feel the burn. Forgo frying with these 11 safety sprays that protect against heat-stricken strands.

heat protectant hair spray

Heat styling tools can be toxic to our strands, so while hair looks healthy in the short-term, it significantly suffers in the long-term. Before the blow-drying, straightening, or curling begins, spritz these sprays from root to tip to prevent thermal damage and dehydrated ‘dos.

Living Proof Restore Instant Protection

living proof restore instant protection heat protectant spray


You can protect hair from heat damage — and here’s the Proof. Give strands a spritz of this lightweight spray for a heat-styling shield packed with patented Healthy Hair Molecules that provide protection up to 450°F, against UV rays, and humidity.

ghd Heat Protect Spray

ghd heat protect spray


For salon-like strands, this pre-style spray from ghd puts up a breakage barrier to beat all heat damage. Infused with the line’s Heat Protection System that should be applied from root to tip before the blow dry, it’s the perfect layering product for every single style.

Alterna Haircare Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray

alterna haircare bamboo smooth anti-breakage thermal protectant spray


Repair hair prior to styling with this heat-protectant spritz from Alterna. Apply after towel-drying for a maximum mend and future-breakage barrier as this thermal-fighting formula treats against tools for hair that’s tangle-free, super-soft, and ultra-hydrated.

redone hot sets 22 heat protectant spray


Say ta-ta to tired strands with this stronghold spray from Redken. It’s a dual-purpose product that boosts style and adds shine to strands, all while keeping heat-induced breakage at bay.

CHI 44 Iron Guard Thermal Protection Spray

chi 44 iron guard thermal protection spray


This thermal treatment spray designed by CHI will have you taking strides to go ceramic. Spritz here and there from root to tip for significantly stronger strands that defy heat damage.

Phytokeratine Repairing Thermal Protectant Spray

phytokeratine repairing thermal protectant spray


This repair-and-protect pre-style spray from Phyto, infused with botanical keratin to better brittle hair, actively fights to guard against thermal breakage. Spray before you play for a significantly easier style that leaves hair strong with a luxe shine.

Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Flat Iron Perfector Straightenin Mist

garnier fructis sleek & shine flat iron protector straightening mist


According to Garnier, you can style strands and beat heat, too. A mending mist made from argan oil that invites hot irons without hair irritation, this budget-friendly buy assures that strands stay smooth, shiny, and sleek for up to 48 hours.

TRESemme Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Spray

tresemme creations heat tamer spray


TRESemme’s Thermal Creations corrects before you curl, straighten, or dry by magnifying moisture so strands stay strong against tresse-perfecting tools.

John Frieda Frizz Ease Heat Defeat Protecting Spray

john frieda frizz ease heat defeat protection spray


If you thought John Frieda couldn’t better his blend of hair-perfecting products, think again. Designed to defeat heat-impacted hair, this all-too-superior spray infused with jojoba oil and humectants, hydrates strands that stay styled with mega moisture and a silky finish.

L’Oreal Advanced Hairstyle Boost It Blow Out Heatspray

l'oread advanced hairstyle boost it blow out heatspray


Taking hair nourishment up a notch, this high-performance product not only beats the heat, but also embraces it. The Boost It Blow Out from L’Oreal works alongside your styling tool of choice as a beneficial, pre-blow dry spray that vamps up the volume in your daily ‘do.