Monsoon comes as a relief after the scorching summer. But this season brings its own set of problems; the rise in humidity not only makes your skin feel sticky but it also makes your hair weak and prone to breakage and hair fall. If your hair has started to look dull and frizzy, it’s a sign for you to tweak your hair care routine.
 

01. Keep your hair dry

Keep your hair dry

No matter what you do, you will get drenched in the rain at least once (willingly or otherwise). If you do get drenched, make sure you dry your hair thoroughly once indoors. Why? Because rainwater is dirty and contains toxins which can damage your tresses; it can even cause fungal infections on the scalp *yikes*.

 

02. Massage your scalp regularly

Massage your scalp regularly

Massaging your scalp and hair with oil will keep the frizz at bay. The humidity can cause your hair to lose its original texture and appear severely dry and frizzy. Massaging your scalp regularly will keep the moisture intact as well as improve blood circulation in the scalp, thus promoting hair growth.

 

03. Avoid using a hairdryer

Avoid using a hairdryer

The increased humidity in the air will rob every ounce of moisture from your hair; using a hairdryer will only make it worse. Allow your hair to air-dry during monsoon and give your hairdryer a break. You can also apply a few drops of leave-in conditioner on damp hair to make your locks appear healthy and shiny.

 

04. Use a mild shampoo

Use a mild shampoo

The last thing you want to subject your hair to during the monsoon is harsh chemicals. These chemicals can be found in your regular hair care products like shampoos and conditioners. Use an SLS and paraben-free shampoo and conditioner range that will gently cleanse and nourish the hair. The Love Beauty & Planet Murumuru Butter and Rose Aroma Blooming Colour Shampoo is suitable for all hair types, including coloured hair.

 

05. Keep your hair tied

Keep your hair tied

In order to trap the moisture and prevent frizziness, it is important that you keep your hair tied. The high levels of humidity, combined with constant drenching can cause severe dryness and scalp concerns. Loose ponytails, braid and buns are the best hairstyles to sport during monsoon.