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The Science Behind FHI Heat’s Ceramic Tools

by Gabrielle Hartman May 02, 2024 3 min read

The Science Behind FHI Heat’s Ceramic Tools

Understanding the Benefits of Ceramic Technology in FHI Heat Hair Tools

FHI Heat has made a name for itself in the hair styling industry by expertly utilizing the best materials and cutting edge hair technology, constantly sitting at the forefront of hair innovation. 

FHI loves to reach for ceramic enhanced with the addition of tourmaline when crafting majority of their hot tools. This approach is crucial because ceramic distributes heat more evenly than traditional metal-only plates, thereby reducing the risk of hair damage. This even heating avoids the problematic hot spots typical of other materials, leading to more uniform styling results.

Platform Signature Iron 1"

Tourmaline, a semi-precious gemstone integrated into FHI Heat's tools, emits negative ions and far-infrared heat. This feature not only speeds up the drying process but also boosts moisture retention in the hair, leaving it silky and lustrous. For instance, FHI Heat’s flat irons have multi-layered ceramic plates infused with tourmaline, which contribute to their efficiency and protective characteristics by ensuring consistent heat and rapid recovery.

Comparing Ceramic to Other Styling Tool Materials

 

Ceramic styling tools heat up more slowly than their titanium counterparts, which can reach higher temperatures quickly and are best suited for thick, coarse hair. However, the gradual warming of ceramic tools makes them ideal for fine or damaged hair, as they minimize the potential for heat damage while helping to maintain hair’s natural moisture.

Platform Bounce Curling Iron

 

What About Drug Store Materials?

Here’s the thing: You always want to get your hands on professional-grade tools. Drug store styling tools may use basic metal like aluminum, which heats quickly but often unevenly, increasing the likelihood of hair damage. Some budget tools attempt to improve upon this by adding a thin ceramic coating, which initially helps distribute heat more evenly and reduce frizz. However, these coatings can wear down with regular use, eventually exposing the hair to the uneven heat of the underlying metal.

Other alternatives include tools coated with silicon or Teflon, which can improve the smoothness of the tool as it passes through hair and reduce sticking. Yet, these materials generally do not offer the same protective qualities as ceramic and tourmaline, such as the emission of beneficial negative ions, and their durability under high temperatures is often inferior.

Why Choose FHI Heat’s Ceramic Tools?

Platform Signature Styling Iron 1:

 

FHI Heat’s ceramic tools are distinguished by several benefits:

  • Moisture Retention: The gentle heat of ceramic helps keep the hair hydrated, which reduces frizz and static for a smoother, shinier look.
  • Styling Flexibility: Devices like the FHI Heat Platform Signature Pro Styler come with adjustable temperature settings, allowing for use on various hair types and styles, from straight to curly.
  • Healthier Hair: Negative ions from the tourmaline-infused ceramic plates aid in sealing the hair’s cuticle, protecting the hair shaft from damage and preserving its natural luster.

Technological Edge

 

FHI Heat also incorporates cutting-edge technology in their tools. Their proprietary Nano-Fuzion Technology, for example, emits a gentle, far-infrared heat while maintaining low levels of electromagnetic fields (EMF). This not only makes styling more effective but also contributes to healthier hair by reducing unnecessary high heat and EMF exposure.

 

Overall, FHI Heat’s dedication to combining high-performance materials with advanced technology showcases their commitment to hair health and styling excellence. This comprehensive approach offers both professionals and consumers salon-quality tools that do not compromise the integrity of their hair, making an informed choice clearer for those selecting the best styling tools for their needs.

Gabrielle Hartman
Gabrielle Hartman



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