CGS Beauty Picks: Flat Iron Serums

One of the most important beauty essentials that any lady can use to help achieve picture perfect hair (especially when flat ironing) is hair serum. The CGS Team has done some fun research and testing to come up with a list of flat iron serums that will leave your hair healthy and looking glam as ever. A majority of hair serums help eliminate frizz, protect from heat, and leave your hair looking shiny and feeling smooth. Flat iron serums are typically used before you straighten your hair, which helps protect your mane from the intense heat of the hot irons.

John Frieda Extra Strength Six Effects and Serum

The John Frieda Extra Strength Six Effects and Serum is the perfect serum for taming frizzy hair. This extra strength serum includes the highest concentration of frizz fighting ingredients to help leave your hair looking flawless. This serum is best used on thick, coarse hair types. When using the serum, apply sparingly using only a dime size amount in your palm.

Distribute evenly throughout wet or damp hair without applying to root. After applying, style as usual with your blow dryer and hot tools. This award-winning formula instantly eliminates chronic frizz and repels humidity for glossy, silky-smooth styles. This hair serum can be found at your locate drug store or beauty store starting at just $7.99.

Kerastase Elixar Ultime Bi-Phase Spray Oil

Kerastase’s Elixar Ultime Bi-Phase Spray Oil is ideal for fine to normal hair types. This spray oil leaves your hair feeling fuller and looking shinning. Its light weight softness is great for fine hair, because it provides the right amount of oils the hair needs without leaving your hair weighed down. This simple spray serum comes in a mist form, which is not common among serums.

Simply spray the serum onto damp hair to protect it from any heat you intend to use. Once you finish styling, apply an additional spray to dry hair for the ultimate shine. This serum can be found online at for $58. It’s a little pricey, but definitely worth it if your hair can’t handle too much oil or product.

SheaMoisture Strengthen & Grow Restorative Hair Serum Jamaican Black Castor

SheaMoisture’s Strengthen and Grow Restorative Hair Serum is great for hair that has been through the ringer. If your hair is dull or damaged from years of styling, it’s a wonderful restoring product. This product is ideal for natural hair, chemically processed hair, or color and heat damaged hair. It helps revitalize hair by treating each strand with the proper nutrients and vitamins.

SheaMoisture’s serum leaves your hair feeling stronger, fuller, and helps promote growth. The serum contains the nutrient-rich Jamaican Black Castor Oil, which reduces the amount of hair breakage every time it’s applied. This serum can be purchased at any beauty or drug store for only $10.99.

It’s a 10 Miracle Styling Serum

If you haven’t tried any of the It’s a 10 products, the Miracle Styling Serum should be first on your list! The alcohol-free serum is perfect when applying to wet or dry hair, and helps promote the best styling! It’s a 10 guarantees 10 benefits from this product including: added shine, frizz control, cuticle sealing, hair nourishing, no residue, humidity resistant, hair smoothing, color protecting, alcohol free and creates a glide for styling tool use. The product is a favorite of CGS Team member @raya90288 who uses it every time she flat irons her hair.

Related: 5 Signs Your Hair Needs More Moisture


You always need to apply a protectant product when styling or applying heat. Trust us, your hair will thank us later! Try out these recommended flat iron serums and see if they work for you! What hair treatments do you like to use to protect your hair from heat exposure? Have you tried any of the products listed above? Let the community know! Leave a comment below to share. We love encouraging our members to get vocal and active!

-The CGS Team



1 thought on “CGS Beauty Picks: Flat Iron Serums”

  1. I have been using the It’s a 10 Flat Iron Serum for over 3 years and I love it. It really protects my hair from the heat and my hair has grown so much. I don’t often put heat on my hair, but when I do I always use the It’s a 10 Serum. I could totally be a brand advocate lol!

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