Sunflower Heat Protector Spray Recipe

If you’re tired of frying your hair with heat tools, it’s time to turn over a new petal and embrace the all-natural Sunflower Heat Protector Spray recipe!

You can shield those precious locks from damage with clean, wholesome ingredients. This sunflower serum is a ray of sunshine in your hair care routine, allowing you to style confidently. After all, who needs cocktails of toxins when you can nourish your hair with the power of sunflower seed oil and essential oils?

What is Heat Protectant and Why is it Important?

Heat protectants create a shield over your hair, ensuring that your fabulous ‘do doesn’t come with a side of frazzled, damaged hair. This superhero product comes to rescue your hair from dreaded split ends, breakage, and frizz that results from frequent heat styling. Well, it’s like sunscreen for your locks – protecting them from the harmful effects of straighteners, curling irons, and blow dryers, keeping them healthy and vibrant. 

How Does Heat Protectant Work?

Here is a way to outsmart the heat and its frizzy might. Enter the haircare superhero – heat protectant. It works like a gallant knight, adding a barrier between your styling tool and your delicate hair. As it protects your hair from heat, it effectively seals in moisture and removes frizz, ensuring it stays protected from the harshest styling.

What’s in This Heat Protector Spray Recipe?

Sunflower Seed Oil

Ah, the sweet scent of sunflower seed oil – it’s a great little secret for your hair care routine! Sunflower seed oil has a knack for protecting your luscious locks from the scorching heat of styling tools. This natural powerhouse is packed with nourishing antioxidants and fatty acids, which work wonders to keep your hair silky smooth and protected.

Rosemary Essential Oil

Rosemary Essential Oil, a truly heroic ingredient, is here to save your luscious locks from heat-styling. This oil is renowned for its hair care benefits. Plus, it will give your hair a wonderfully herbal and woody aroma.

Distilled Water

Distilled water—serves as the base ingredient of our fabulous spray recipe. Never underestimate the power of this simple yet essential ingredient.

Things to Remember When Using This Recipe

Always dilute an essential oil when using it on the skin. This essential oil recipe is unlikely to cause skin irritation when diluted properly. If the oil has been oxidized (left with the cap off for long periods of time) it is more likely to cause skin irritation. Check out this dilution chart for diluting this essential oil properly. 

If you are pregnant, consult your doctor prior to use.

This essential oil recipe is safe to use with kids aged 10+.

For more information on using essential oils with cats, check out this blog post

For more information on using essential oils with dogs, check out this blog post

We don’t recommend ingesting essential oils unless under the direction of a doctor certified in aromatherapy. For more information on why we don’t ingest essential oils check out this blog post

*Please note: This post is a compilation of suggestions made by those that have extensively used essential oils and has not been verified scientifically with clinical tests nor reviewed by medical experts. It is anecdotal information and should be treated as such. For serious medical concerns, please consult your doctor. The statements given in this blog post have not been verified by the FDA

Sunflower Heat Protector Spray Recipe

Sunflower Heat Protector Spray

Time: 2 minutes
Est. Shelf Life: 6 weeks
Yield: 1oz
Dilution Rate: 2%


  • From Simply Earth
  • ½ Tbsp sunflower oil

  • 2 drops Rosemary Essential Oil

  • From Your Home
  • 1oz spray bottle

  • 1½ Tbsp distilled water


  • Add the oil and essential oil to the spray bottle. Shake to mix.
  • Fill the bottle the rest of the way with water.

How to Use This Spray 

To use, give your mixture a good shake and spritz it generously on your hair before working magic with your go-to heat tools. Just a friendly heads up – if you plan to crank the heat to 425°F or higher, give this technique a pass. We’d hate for you to experience a fried and frazzled disaster! So, have fun transforming your hair while giving them the protection they deserve with this nifty little trick.