While many of us remember to slather on sunscreen to protect our skin in the summer sun, we don’t always think about what our hair needs. With socializing and spending more time outdoors finally part of the plan, our hair counts more than ever!
Chlorine, saltwater and sun are all drying, so when it comes to summer hair, the keyword is moisture. A lack of moisture in our hair can lead to split ends, breakages and dandruff, as well as an overproduction of natural oils to compensate for the dehydration.
We’re here to talk about how to protect, style and repair your tresses in any summertime situation.
Let’s get started!
Straightening irons, curling irons, blow dryers—they are great tools that have become a permanent fixture in our daily hair regimen. Whether you are blowing out your tresses for maximum volume or straightening for a smooth style, there is a hot appliance for any look.
Yet if used incorrectly or too often, thermal styling tools can leave your locks feeling brittle and broken. They can also alter your hair structure permanently. Once heat damage happens, you can cut it and regrow it or disguise it using various styling techniques, but unfortunately, you can't reverse it.
Thankfully, there are sprays you can use to protect your strands, so you don't have to avoid your favorite styling tools altogether. Heat protectant spray has been available for several years, allowing you to coat and protect your hair against heat damage. They help you maintain hair health by sealing in moisture to your cuticles, protecting them from frizz and breakage.
Continue reading to learn more reasons why it is important to use a heat protection spray.