Summer is almost here.
That means beautiful sunshine, hot weather and all the things we love to do that make the heat and sunshine so much fun.
All this amazing sun and heat however isn’t always so great for your hair. I’m talking about the dreaded frizz factor.
The sun, the sand and the water – all of it can play havoc on our hair but that doesn’t mean we have to hide from our few months of fun in the sun.
With just a little bit of work, effort and the right combination of products, summer can be one of those rare occasions where you can have your cake and eat it too. Here are some tips and tricks that will help you maintain your mane, while having a blast on the beach, the patio and look great doing it.
First of all, you need to make sure that your color is done on time and the right way. The sun will make your hair lighter and brighter very quickly this time of year, so don’t go overboard on the color or it will show.
Second, you need to protect your hair by using the right UVA and UVB protectants and treatments. Try using Smoothing Reflectives Silk Elixir by Nioxin. It’s a ‘leave in’ hair conditioner that will shield your hair – keeping your luster and color intact.
Third, using a technique that controls frizzy hair. This is the number one problem people have in the hot and humid summer weather. Summer comes around every year, yet people still never figure out how to handle the frizz. Truthfully, the only way to do this is to use hair products.
For example, if you have crazy, frizzy curls and want to Lose the frizzy part– then you need to use Sebastian Professional Molding Mud and Sebastian Professional Texturizer Gel. Mixing them together and applying on wet hair. Then use a diffuser to dry it or just let it dry naturally. This gives the best definition and control over your curls.
If you want your hair to be straight all day, then you need to use Wella Professionals Oil Reflections. This amazing product is an oil that is designed to control frizz, give shine and make your hair feel soft and luxurious. Apply the product on wet hair, then proceed to fluff dry and round brush it, before using a flat iron. Sounds like a lot of work but if you want a no frizz style that can beat the heat, this is what needs to be done – it’ll look great too, so it’s worth it.
For a hair regime that is unique to your hair, see your stylist for more useful hints to help your hair beat the heat.
Taking care of your hair is something that needs to be done all year long. Different weather requires different regimes to maintain your best style through all four seasons. It’s like driving a car with winter tires in the summer. You can do it but you aren’t operating at peak performance and in the long run it can do more damage than good. Hair is the same.
Remember you get out of your hair what you put in.
There are a lot of things in your life that can be out of control and stressful. Your hair shouldn’t be one of them. It’s summer! You should be sweating because it’s hot, not because you’re stressed about your hair.
You only get one life. Live it.
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