Summer comes with its own set of problems – greasy skin, breakouts, melting makeup, sweaty clothes and whatnot. You instantly make changes to your skincare and makeup routine to avoid that icky summer skin. However, when it comes to hair care, you do little to nothing, resulting in coarse and dry hair.

To ensure the summer does not mess up your mane game, we have a list of mistakes you should stop making ASAP for strong, healthy and lustrous hair this season.

 

Exposing hair to UV rays

Exposing hair to UV rays

You’ve been protecting your face and body from the harmful rays of the sun with a layer of sunscreen, but what about your hair? The rays of the sun directly hit your head when you step out. This not only damages your hair but also fades that hair colour you spent a bomb to get, faster. Wear a scarf or hat to ensure this doesn’t happen.

 

Soaking chlorinated water

Soaking chlorinated water

Spending your time in a swimming pool is the easiest way to cool off during the summers. However, as you know, swimming pool water is chlorinated and can damage your hair. How to avoid this? Simply wet your hair with clean water before diving into the pool and rinse your hair with clean water as soon as you step out.

 

Washing your hair every day

Washing your hair every day

Sweat and oil may make you reach out for that bottle of shampoo every day, but avoid doing that. Washing your hair daily will only make it dry and rough because the natural oils from your hair won’t be able to reach the strands. Stick to washing your hair two to three times a week and you can spritz the TIGI Bed Head Oh Bee Hive Matte Dry Shampoo in-between washes to make your hair look fresh.

 

Tying your hair tight

Tying your hair tight

Topknot buns and sky-high ponytails become our go-to hairstyles in the summer. But tying your hair too tight can pull the strands and cause pressure on the scalp, often leading to headaches. Hair becomes fragile during the summer and this constant pulling can cause hair fall. Instead, try loose braids, low buns and other simple hairstyles.

 

Avoiding oil massages

Avoiding oil massages

If you treat your hair to oil massages only in the winter season, it’s time you change that. Why? Because your scalp and hair need nourishment all year round. Therefore, never say no to a good old champi!