Many women with natural hair get occasional silk presses when they want to wear their hair straight. However, if the blow dryer or flat iron was too hot, or used too often, heat damage can occur.
When heat damage happens, the structure of the hair strand is permanently compromised.
This can leave the hair feeling dry and brittle, and cause drastic changes to your curl pattern.
If you’ve ever washed your hair after a silk press, and saw strands of hair that remained straight and didn’t revert back to their curly state, you may have experienced heat damage.
In this article I’ll answer the question, “Can heat damage actually be repaired?”, and share 3 things you should do if your hair is heat damaged.