Summer is here in all its glory and we are sure you have taken all the skincare precautions from slathering on sunscreen to covering your face with a scarf, your skin is ready to brace the summers. But are you forgetting your hair? It needs just as much protection from the sun as your skin. Although your hair doesn’t exactly burn like your skin, the harmful UV rays can damage the cuticle and leave your locks dry, damaged, and frizzy. Follow the tips below to ensure that your hair is protected from sun damage this summer...
In the summers your scalp tends to get sweatier than usual, leading to clogged follicles. This is why it is important to wash and condition your locks regularly. Wash your hair at least thrice a week to keep them looking and smelling fresh.
Use a dry shampoo
If you have an extremely oily scalp, it would be wise to refresh your tresses using a dry shampoo in between washes. This little trick will not only absorb the oil to keep your hair looking fresh, but it also curbs the odour.
Upgrade your hairstyle
The best way to protect your hair from sun damage is to cover them up. The lack of exposure minimises damage and keeps your lock healthy. You can add a fun element to your locks by throwing on a hat or adding a scarf to your ensemble for added drama and protection. You can try various summer hairstyles such as braids, buns and knots to reduce sweating and control frizz.
Use a hair mask
Even if you are someone who does not have to be outside in the sun every day, just a few minutes in the harsh sun can cause irreversible damage. This is why it is important to pamper your tresses using a moisture inducing and damage reversing hair mask at least once a week. Try the Toni&Guy Damaged Repair Reconstruction Hair Mask, it strengthens and nourishes dry and damaged locks.