Ahhhhhh at last Summer 2021. It’s time to soak up the sun at the pool or at the beach if you’re lucky. Most of you know that includes making sure you use sunscreen, so that you protect your skin.
However, did you know that your hair ages a lot like your skin and can also be damaged by the sun too? If your hair has prolonged exposure to the sun, UVA and UVB rays can severely damage it. Some of the signs that hair has been damaged by the sun are dry and brittle texture, discoloration, split ends, and frizziness. Hair that is overly dry will be unmanageable and won’t hold curl.
Crazy little fact-Sun exposure is the equivalent of un-managed bleach on your hair and all hair types are prone to sun damage!
However, thin fine light colored hair (all you blondes) are even more susceptible to sun damage. Why? The hair lacks the thickness and pigment to protect itself.
Here are a few things you can do to minimize damage and protect your hair.
- Wear a hat or a cute scarf! Another perfect excuse to flaunt your style with either a wide brimmed hat or go full on retro chic hippie with a floral print head scarf
- Hide under an umbrella OR…...
- Use a sunscreen that is safe for your hair and won’t discolor your extensions
Here is the perfect prescription for protecting your hair this summer
PREVENT- First, mist or wet your hair to help prevent absorption of harmful chemicals or salt water.
TREAT- Next apply the right amount of Split Personality Keratin Serum from mid to ends. Typically a quarter size amount will do the job on medium to long hair.
UV PROTECTION- Lastly use the Happy Hour Dry Conditioner. Spray from mid to ends if you are wearing extensions or root to tip if you are not. Then pull your hair up into a loose bun.
Three quick and easy steps to make sure you are protecting your hair this summer. Trust us your hair will thank you for it!
See ya on the flipside Kizzys.