4 Solutions for Summer Hair Care Woes
The trend in color for Summer 2016 are beautiful shades of Red and Copper. These shades tend to fade with sun exposure. Create a “sunblock” for your hair. Because there’s no effective chemical product or dye designed to counteract the impact of ultraviolet rays on hair (though added SPF helps), a wide-brimmed hat is your best weapon for summer hair care. Try one made from a tightly woven UPF (ultraviolet protection factor) fabric. If you would like extra protection try a spray leave in like Surface Trinity Protein Spray.
Moisture in the air makes hair prone to frizzing.
Like oily skin, an oily scalp gets worse in summer.
Frequent shampooing is the most effective technique for removing buildup. Also use dry shampoo or make your own by dusting your hairbrush with cornstarch or baby powder, shaking off the excess and brushing it through your hair and scalp. In a fix, Dip a cotton ball in witch hazel—a natural astringent that dissolves oil—and blot your scalp along your part and around your hairline.
“It’s no myth—chlorine builds up on the hair and leaves a discoloring green film,” says McMaster. And this isn’t a blonde-only problem, although the buildup is more obvious on light-colored locks.For extra summer hair care protection, coat wet or dry hair with leave-in conditioner, try a clarifying shampoo, which has residue-removing properties, or rinse your hair with 1/4 cup cider vinegar mixed into a pint of water, which also removes dulling and discoloring films. Après swim, a ponytail keeps you cool poolside and minimizes damage (only the very outer layer gets exposed to the sun’s rays).