After spending time in the wind, sun, soaking in the summer breeze, its time to repair your lovely locks. Sadly, with summer comes post-summer hair damage. Chlorine, salt water and air conditioning your hair might make your hair dull, brassy, frizzy, dry or brittle. UV radiation can be just as hard on hair as it is on the skin. With fall almost here, it’s time to give your hair some serious attention.
We have 5 tips below for repairing summer damage and restoring hair’s youthful radiance. Within a few weeks, you won’t be able to believe the difference!
choose the right shampoo
It is of great importance to check the products you are using for your hair. Just like your skin, your hair also needs products that are free from harsh chemicals. You must always select a shampoo for your hair that is sulphate free to keep your hair healthy. Try products from companies that are careful with their ingredients, and that contain things like aloe, oat, essential oils, avocado, wheat protein, fruit extracts extra. This will ensure your hair is healthier on a long run.
mask them out
A hair mask plays utmost importance in keeping the moisture of your hair intact. The right kind of mask is necessary to keep the hair cuticles damage free. After shampoo, apply a good quality hair mask thoroughly to your hair & leave it for at least 20 minutes. The goodness of products in the hair mask will make your hair shiny, healthy & damage free.
You can even prepare the mask at your home using easily available products like Banana, Eggs, Coconut Oil, Honey, Yogurt etc.
trim trim trim
Trimming your hair time-to-time is a great habit that every person must include in their life for beautiful hair. Trimming the extra hair & split ends not only beautifies your hair but also increases the hair growth. If you ignore trimming for a long time, it can result in the increase of split ends & damaged hair.
Also, Trimming is one of the easiest ways to get rid of sun damaged hair. Just chop them off & you have hair that is damage free.
SAY NO TO HEAT
We understand you love styling your hair using all those straighteners & curlers and also they make you look fabulous. But using too much heat on your hair can actually lead to damaged hair & especially when you are already facing sun damage, we suggest you say No to heat for a while. Even if you want to use the styling products make sure to use a serum or heat protectant before using the heat. Giving your hair a break from the heat & loads of products is the best thing you can do to them.
make leave-in conditioner your best friend
If you aren’t using a leave-in conditioner already then it is the high time to pick one. This is the extra step you need to help your hair start recovering from all the summer activities. The Leave-In Conditioners will help revive the scalp, as well, contributing to new hair growth that looks shiny and full. Do not forget to pick the correct conditioner for your hair type. At every cost ignore the conditioners with silicon as they may lead to further damage.
Apart from this eating the right amount of Vitamins & Proteins will heal your hair from inside. Also, drink loads of water, oil your hair regularly & of course visit your stylist for a nice hair spa.