Healthy Hair Sun, hot dry air, chlorine, and saltwater… we certainly torture our hair during the summer months. No wonder we complain about split ends, oily scalps, and dull, lifeless hair. However, with the help of a few key things, you stand a good chance of keeping your hair looking healthy all summer long.
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Trim your Tresses
cut your hair Summer seems like the easiest time to grow your hair out, as you end up with messy buns and braids instead of a sleek bun or a stylish bang. Still, it’s important to trim split ends before they get worse. The desert heat dries everything, even our strands of hair. As the hair grows, it splits the shaft further, causing more damage and the inevitable need to trim even more than you originally intended. Make an appointment now and dust off your limbs.
Cover Your Coconut.
Your hair is like any other part of your body…it needs protection from harmful UV rays. Also, it is a mistake to think that our hair protects our scalp from sun damage. Use coconut oil to protect your scalp and keep your hair from burning (yes, that’s a real thing). Coconut oil is not just an antioxidant that protects against harmful rays; It also has a natural FPS. You can lather the oil onto damp hair as a deep conditioner, repairing your hair and protecting your dome while lounging by the pool. Why not multitask? Spend time in the pool and soak up the warmth of the sun.
Just Say No To Daily Shampoo.
If you do not wash the coconut, washing your hair every day is not recommended. As counterintuitive as it may seem, frequent washing increases oil production, which leads to an even oilier scalp and dry, brittle hair.
Instead, opt for a dry rinse that will help reduce your scalp’s oiliness without drying out your luscious locks. For the adventurous souls, try this home treatment to control oil secretion:
Mix 2-3 tablespoons of coconut water with the juice of one lemon. Apply the mixture to the scalp and massage in for 5 minutes before rinsing off with cool water. Do it as a weekly treatment for best results.
Like all living things, we need water to live. The need to drink plenty of water cannot be overstated, especially with triple digit mercury readings. The right amount of water each person needs is different; However, recent research shows that eight, 8-ounce glasses a day really aren’t enough to stay hydrated. A good rule of thumb is to drink enough water to produce nearly colorless urine. Feel good about taking your sip, knowing that water is our first defense against lifeless locks.
No matter how you tame your mane, the most important factor in healthy summer hair is spending your days thinking happy thoughts, creating a sense of calm and inner peace, and inspiring others to do the same. Long live healthy and happy hair!
Cover Yourself From The Sun’s Rays
Use a scarf or sunhat to cover your head while you are out in the sun. A hat reduces wind damage, especially if your hair is prone to tangles, and protects color-treated hair. It provides additional UV protection and helps your scalp retain moisture.
Wash It Less Often
Do not abuse washing. Frequent hair washing causes stimulation of the scalp, which stimulates the production of additional oil and makes you feel the need to wash it even more. Try simply rinsing it off in the shower after a day at the beach or pool.
Use Very Mild Products That Do Not Harm The Hair Fiber
Those that do not contain sulfates or organic shampoos that, being natural products, beautify it without damaging it are ideal. Use fabric softener only if it is very dry or damaged or with a lot of static electricity, although it is always preferable to use a mask. Using it after a week will be enough if you have normal hair without any specific problem; Otherwise, it would be advisable twice. Before using the dryer, apply a particular serum to enhance elasticity and shine, the miracle product par excellence. Also, oils are lovely, especially jojoba oil that leaves a spectacular texture before or after washing (only a few drops are needed).
The Brushes And Combs You Use, Which Are Of Good Quality
Wood and natural materials are the best allies. They remove frizz at a stroke. It is an investment that, in the long run, brings magnificent results. Nothing to buy them in any store. Investigate where you can find them and get yourself some good work tools.
Do Not Neglect The Dryer
Heat remains the number one enemy of hair. This powerful tool can either sink you or lift you to glory, so use it sparingly. We have all seen those manes on the street, grim, with brittle and dry hair; because it is one of the fatal consequences of having used the hairdryer profusely.
The Dyes, Which Are As Natural As Possible
The new generation of dyes that do not contain many chemical products that, in addition to damaging our hair, affect our health without realizing it, has finally landed. The list of toxic ingredients used in poor quality dyes is endless, close to a hundred. The famous ones are PPD, Ammonia, Alcohol, Resorcinol, Parabens, Propylene Glycol, SLS and Mineral Oils. For these reasons, always choose organic (the worst thing is that the coloring is too brief) or have natural ingredients and few chemicals.