Hair Care

How to Treat Heat Damaged Hair without Cutting

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Who don’t wants long, bouncy, shiny and healthy hair? But the lifestyle we are living, affecting the growth of our hair. The pollution, sun burns and some of the tools we use to design our hair lead them to heat damage. We use tools to give new shape to our hair but their heat dry out hair cuticles and also change the structure of hair protein. We don’t give our full attention to our hair as we use to give on other things. Oiling and shampoo in right way is necessary to be done otherwise our hair will be more damage as time will pass. Hair cutting is the easiest step to come out of this problem and most of the people also choose this. But there are still some ways which can help you to repair your hair and get that shine and strength once again.

How can you notice heat damaged hair?

There are some signs of heat damaged hair are mentioned below, read then notice:-

  • If you have more split ends more than normal or ends of your hair are damaged.
  • Rough or dry hair
  • If you find white nodules at the end of your hair.
  • If you find your hair breaks easily from middle.

If you also have these signs then you have heat damaged hair and you should take good steps to take care of them otherwise they get more damaged.

Treatment of Heat damaged hair

Your hair type does not matter too much because heat damage results are same for both hair types Straight as well as curl and they both need to be treated well. In this modern era, we have totally forgotten our old routein whom we were used to follow in our childhood. Some works, our mothers always forced us to do them that time, like oiling, shampoo, massaging etc, on time.

We can easily make any design in straight or curly hair to make them more attractive but equipments you used to make it, may kill your hair’s moisture and make your scalp flaky and dry. Because of heat damage straight hair becomes dry, dull, frizzy, split ended and lackluster. You may know, how to treat your dry and dull hair to make them glossy and healthy again but people get frustrated when it comes to handle split ends which is one of the main result of heat damage.

You can get your healthy and flawless hair back with some tips. There are some works which are necessary to be done, they just not cure the damage but also prevent more hair damage to happen.


We have replaced it with products like some oil replacements. Because of busy schedules or fashionable lifestyle, we don’t do oiling often which is not good for our hair. Oiling can help you to prevent hair fall and split ends. Oiling is the best way your hair moisturized and healthy. It goes into roots of hair and made them strong. While, oiling also nourishes the scalp of the head and work on your every hair to make thick. But in case of heat damage, you need to choose some good quality oils like Olive oil, coconut oil or tree tea oil will be best choice for it. Don’t forget to give massage to your head while oiling. Massage the oil properly from roots to end. Somehow, it is also help full to make you feel relax. So, try it and yes make it a part of your daily routein.

Do Shampoo often

This thing is not something about which we have to suggest you because it is already a part of routein to each of us. But still we are telling you something to follow when you shop your shampoo. Shampoo used to clean sebum and dirt from the scalp and make your hair frizz free and manageable. Go for the shampoo which suits you and definetly, not being harsh or make your hair more rough.

Switch to trimming

Well, trimming is important for brittle free hair. Trimming does not mean like you have to have hair cut now but it means you just need to get your hair trim so that you can get rid of damage. Split ends are so common nowadays, they may happen without even heat damage, so trimming will help you in that. Trimming can also improve hair growth and keep your hair in texture.

Try some home remedies

You can heal your heat damaged hair with the help of some remedies too, want to know how? Let’s see

First Remedy:-

  1. Gently massage your hair and scalp with warm olive oil for 5 minutes.
  2. Cover with a warm towel and leave it on for at least 30 minutes or overnight.
  3. Finally, shampoo and condition your hair.
  4. Follow this remedy at least once a week.

Second Remedy:-

  1. Mix the pulp of 1 ripe avocado and 1-2 tea spoon olive oil in a blender.
  2. Apply it to your hair, leave it on for about 1 hour and then wash it out.

Third Remedy:-

  1. Massage 1 whished egg on your scalp and hair for a few minutes.
  2. Cover with a shower cap and leave it on for 20 minutes.
  3. Rinse with cool water and shampoo as usual.

Have healthy meal

Do you know that your diet affect a lot, your skin as well as your hair health. So, if you want good hair then start paying attention to your diet. Start having healthy food and stop eating junk food. We don’t notice but knowingly or unknowingly, we gave some toxic elements to our body. So, it is now the time of being healthy. Start including some healthy things in your diet like fruits, nuts, green leafy vegetables, food fulfill of proteins, minerals and vitamins. It is not just about your hair or skin but it is also essential for your health. Well, for hair growth feed yourself with vitamin E.

Preventions are required

You know very well that prevention is much-much better than cure. It saves you to face such problems. So, what precautions you have to do?

  • Whenever, you go out don’t let your hair open and also avoid to making pony tails. You can go for plaits or you can also cover your hair with any cloth.
  • Try to minimize use of blow dryer or keep it away 5 to 7 inches from your hair while using it. If you have time then let your hair to be dry naturally by air.
  • Use little towel to wrap around your hair and it will help you to absorb excess water. Make sure to not to tie them too much tight so that it may not hurt your hair.
  • Use any kind of liquid or cream which can protect your hair from getting damaged before using hot styling tools.

Don’t hesitate to seek professional help if you have too much damaged hair.

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