Is Hot Head made for a particular hair type?

Deep conditioning is important for all hair types and textures. Whether your hair is natural or chemically treated, your hair will benefit greatly from doing regular deep conditioning treatments with Hot Head.

Do I need to use a particular conditioner?

Hot Head works great to enhance all store bought deep conditioners and hair masks, leave-in conditioners, hot oil treatments, in addition to DIY hair treatments.

Is Hot Head available in different sizes?

Hot Head is available in three different sizes, adult, xl adult, and youth. The adult Hot Head is one size fits most. 

What are the measurements for Hot Head?

Starting circumference, approximately 21"
Max circumference (fully stretched), approximately 34”

What are the measurements for XL Hot Head?

Starting circumference, approximately 21"
Max circumference (fully stretched), approximately 44”

What are the measurements for Little Hot Head?

Starting circumference, approximately 17"
Max circumference (fully stretched), approximately 30”

What are the measurements for the extra-large disposable shower caps?

Starting circumference, approximately 18”
Max circumference (fully stretched), approximately 40”

How long do you microwave it for?

Every purchase comes with detailed heating and care instructions. They can also be found here: How To Deep Condition Your Hair At Home With The Hot Head Heat Cap

How long will Hot Head stay hot for?

Depending on your microwave you should be getting enough heat for a 20-45 minute treatment, and you can always re-heat the cap for longer treatments.

What if I don't have a microwave?

Although Hot Head was designed to be heated in a microwave, many of our customers have had luck using the double boiler method to heat it. 

How do I clean it?

Your Hot Head can be spot cleaned using a damp cloth and a mild detergent. This tends to be sufficient since you will always be wearing a disposable or reusable plastic shower cap as a barrier between the Hot Head and your conditioner immersed hair. If your cap gets a little linty, simply roll over it with a lint roller to make it come clean again.

What is Hot Head made out of? 

Each Hot Head is constructed from quality natural materials and handmade with love.

100% cotton materials, flaxseed, and TLC.

What is the life expectancy of Hot Head?

Life expectancy will vary with use (and abuse). However, we have customers still using their Hot Head years after purchase. With proper care, it should last quite some time.

What are some other uses for Hot Head?

Here are some alternative ways our customers have used Hot Head successfully for:

  • Heat processing cap for hair color, bleach, henna, etc. (basically anything that needs heat to process).
  • Heat pack for soothing aching muscles.
  • Cool cap for headaches. Just be sure to put Hot Head in a sealed bag and freeze first.
  • Setting curlers. Depending on the size of your curlers.

What are the best ways to improve the health of my hair?

  • Minimize the use of high heat tools.
  • Drink plenty of water and eat a balanced diet.
  • Essential fatty acids are especially good for our hair, such as flaxseed oil, fish oil, and avocado, just to name a few.
  • Wear a swim cap when swimming, or wet your hair before to minimize the absorption of chlorine.
  • Use a wide tooth comb or fingers when detangling hair.
  • Take a multi-vitamin or hair vitamin.
  • Over-washing can strip your hair of its natural oils. Washing less frequently can help to maintain a healthy balance.
  • Sleep on a satin or silk pillowcase and/or use a satin or silk sleeping bonnet.
  • And of course, deep conditioning every one to two weeks with Hot Head! 

What is a spritzer?

Our spritzers add a pleasant aroma to your treatment by spritzing it directly on your Hot Head, Hot Head XL, or Little Hot Head prior to heating. They also add the perfect amount of moisture which may increase the life span of your heat cap by allowing the flaxseed to retain its heat producing capabilities longer.

How do I use it?

1) While holding the nozzle approximately 6 inches away, spray 1-3 pumps across the surface of your Hot Head.
2) Microwave Hot Head according to the directions.
3) For a more intense fragrance, add 1-3 spritzes after heating.

What are some of the other uses for the spritzers?

  • Air freshener
  • Linen spray (Test in an inconspicuous spot first)
  • Body spray (Although unlikely, may cause skin irritation. Test before use.)

For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid eyes.


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