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4 Step Hair Care According to GHD

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Step 1:  Cleanse & Nourish
When heat-styling, itís essential to prepare your hair properly. From cleansing shampoos to nourishing conditioners to specific hair care treatments, you should create the perfect base for your styling creativity. The products you choose should replenish, rejuvenate and condition your hair for maximum long-term protection & health Ė and look for products with UV protection, so youíre safe from the sun, too.

Step 2: Protect

Thermal protection is necessary for all different hair types. This is also where you should try to find a product with UV protection as well as a thermal barrier ingredient which will deflect heat away from the hairís surface, and create an invisible force field around the cuticle to prevent heat damage and moisture loss. That way, you can heat-style to your hairís content Ė with your hairdryer, styling irons or any other heat source without damaging your hair. Check out our great line of GHD Thermal Protectants.

Step 3: Style The third step should be a styling product that will help you achieve your styling goals. Look for products that create volume, texture and control, and especially those that are heat-activated, and created to work along with flat irons and styling irons. A heat-activated protection shield should form around the hair and re-activate whenever you brush or apply heat to the hair. That way you can style with confidence; with no limit to your creativity. GHD Obedience Cream is fabulous for smoothing that style fast and will work wonders with your GHD Flat Iron.

Step 4: Finish

Lastly, you should put the perfect finishing touch to heat-styled hair, whatever your hair type, style or desired result. You can add hold, go for a brilliant shine or take on a contemporary matte finish Ė there are great waxes and balms out there too. Just make sure you donít go overboard. A little goes a long way with a finishing product. Especially if it adds a shine. You want shiny, not greasy.


GHD is a leader in heat-styling with professional ceramic styling irons plus GHD Thermodynamics, a collection of heat styling products. Visit our GHD section for more information and product details.   -Straight Belle

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