Sizzling temperatures, UV, chlorine, and sweat should never prevent anyone from having a perfect mane during the hottest, most humid months. Here, we share our secrets to great hair this summer.
Sunscreen isn’t just for your skin
Because sun exposure can be just as damaging to your unprotected tresses as it is to your skin, it’s crucial for sun worshippers to think about regular sun protection for your hair. Make sure the products you regularly use have an SPF rating such as the Kerastase Soleil range.
Highly Recommended: Try Kerastase Soleil Aquaseal for amazing protection from salt and chorine. Apply daily to double as styling aid and sun and chemical protector. This product is like wrapping your hair in glad wrap!A must have for anyone who swims regularly.
Always rinse hair with a clarifying shampoo after swimming to remove colour and texture-altering impurities like chlorine and salt from your tresses. A cool rinse after conditioning will also smooth the hair cuticle making your hair appear shinier.
The sun, arid environments, and salt water dry out ends incredibly fast, so use an at-home reconstructive mask at least once a week. For a spa experience at home, after you apply the mask, wrap hair with a hot towel to help the ingredients absorb faster. Rinse out your hair when the towel is cool to the touch.
Wear a hat
A wide-brimmed hat is great for protecting your scalp and hair from damaging rays while also protecting your face and helping to reduce the risk of skin cancer.
To protect your hair from UV-ray damage and fading use sun protection filters before sun exposure. Products such as Kerastase Soleil Huile Celeste to prevent colour fade and dryness caused by sun exposure.
Turn down the heat
If you normally blow dry and use hot styling tools every day, try and give your hair a break during the summer months. Consider letting your hair air dry or take time out from ironing or curling. Hair braided when wet will air dry into beautiful waves.