Whether you’re predisposed to breakage or frizz, or simply find yourself losing the sheen from your freshly-styled hair, a heat protectant or heat protection spray is optimal when seeking a healthy and glossy look. From creams to butters to sprayed serums, the array of heat protectors can be overwhelming. Lucky for you, the Mods to You team, with over three decades of salon expertise, is here to help match you to the ideal heat protectant for your natural hair type. Currently shipping across New Zealand, find your new hair heat protectant today and get it shipped to your door within a few days.
Let’s find out which heat protectant is best suited to your hair styling routine.
1. Heat Protectant for Dry Hair
Kerastase Nectar Thermique
If your hair is predisposed to dryness, Nectar Thermique protects your cut from coming out dull and dry. Loaded with active ingredients (including Royal Jelly and Iris Root), this Kérastase heat protectant promises an 85% reduction in hair breakage all while smoothing out your hair. You’ll adore this nourishing milk that shields dry hair up to 450°F. Expect a luscious and glazed look completed by your favourite blow dryer or iron!
2. Heat Protectant for Curly Hair
KMS Thermashape Straight Cream
Looking to tame your bouncy curls, whilst protecting them from heat damage and breakage?
KMS Thermashape Straight Cream gives you 72 hours of straightening hold when applying this lovely cream to towel-dried hair. Comb through your curls while blow-drying to set your look from wavy to straight. This paraben- and mineral oil-free sidekick includes a UV filter so that your hair keeps looking its best.
3. Heat Protectant for Thick Hair
Alterna Smoothing Antifrizz Blowout Butter
Ladies with lusciously thick hair and playful curls will want to try out Alterna’s smoothing anti-frizz heat protectant. This cream-to-oil solution guards against potential damage from styling tools and humidity alike. Pure caviar extract, abyssinian, camellia, and avocado oils fortify this blowout butter, allowing you to achieve a smooth and non-greasy finish.
4. Heat Protectant for Coloured Hair
Goldwell Color Brilliance Serum Spray
Ideal for protecting your coloured hair from styling tool heat damage, Goldwell’s Color Brilliance Serum Spray ensures your colours stay true with the help of an integrated UV filter and pomegranate essence. This gloss serum uses an instant microfluid technology to treat normal to fine hair. Simply spray into towel-dried hair and let it work its magic!
5. Heat Protectant for Damaged Hair
Alterna Restructuring Bond Repair Leave-in Heat Protection Spray
Alterna’s Caviar Bond Enforcing Technology uses Omega fatty acids and minerals to restore damaged strands. This leave-in heat protectant simultaneously shields hair, while preventing any future breakage or frizz. Activate this protective barrier to see a reduction in split ends thanks to thermal protection up to 450°F.
Must-Have Styling Iron to Go with Your Heat Protectant
Cloud Nine Original Iron
Now that you’re set up with a heat protectant that matches your hair type, treat yourself to a salon-quality styling iron from Cloud Nine. ModstoYou is bringing the Cloud Nine Original Iron to New Zealand, offering temperature control to prevent heat damage, and mineral-infused ceramic plates that lock in moisture while also minimizing friction-induced breakage.
Our Shortlist of Heat Protectants by Hair Type
- Heat Protectant for Dry Hair: Kerastase Nectar Thermique
- Heat Protectant for Curly Hair: KMS Thermashape Straight Cream
- Heat Protectant for Thick Hair: Alterna Smoothing Antifrizz Blowout Butter
- Heat Protectant for Coloured Hair: Goldwell Color Brilliance Serum Spray
- Heat Protectant for Damaged Hair: Alterna Restructuring Bond Repair Leave-in Heat Protection Spray
- Low-Heat Styling Iron: Cloud Nine Original Iron