Itâ%u20AC%u2122s finally summer! Warm weather and beaches are here to stay for the next few months but sun and water damage can dry out your normally sleek and vibrant hair to a brittle, dull texture. So here are 4 helpful hair care tips to make sure frizz and split ends arenâ%u20AC%u2122t staying with you during this season!
- Get a haircut- Getting a trim before the summer can help your hair stay in a better shape and free of dead ends. Experts recommend that you should get a trim every six to eight weeks but if you know you will be spending a lot of time at the beach hold it off.
- Loose Hairstyles- The summer heat makes it impossible sometimes to have your hair down so instead of pulling your hair too tightly when tying it up opt for a loose buns and ponytails. Another way that lessens the snapping and tugging of your hair would be to tie your hair high one day and low another day to alternate stress points on your hair. Letting your hair down at night also helps the condition of your hair. Since summer normally dries out hair, itâ%u20AC%u2122s also damaging when pulling wet hair back.
- UV-shielding products- Try using hair products that protect your hair from UV rays, usually they are finishing products like leave in conditioners or UV-based hairspray. This can help color treated hair from fading too quickly, looking fried, and prevents dark hair from turning brassy. Make sure you use these products while your hair is damp so it can soak into the hair.
- Wear a hat or turban- The best way to protect your hair from the sunâ%u20AC%u2122s ray is to ultimately cover your head! Wide-brim floppy hats and especially turbans have become fashion forward and a popular summer trend to wear to the beach or a special daytime event.