Does your hair need protection from the sun? Absolutely, it does. Exposure to the sun is exposure to the sun; it doesn't only affect the skin. It dehydrates. It scorches. It is the reason your hair is dull and lifeless at the end of the summer. The reality is the summer brings last minute vacations, outdoor adventures and days when your hair takes a back seat to most things. In an effort to help you keep your tresses as healthy as possible, I put together a few tips to help you keep your hair protected this season.
The hat option
4 Ways To Identify The Perfect Summer Hat
Get The Right BRIM size A Brim is the edge around the hat. The brim should be 4" around to fully protect your neck, ears, and head from ascending and descending sunrays.
Go for hats made of UPF 50+ material This material keeps you safe from UVA and UVB sunrays. Look for natural options like straw, raffia, cotton, and hemp. Or, synthetics like nylon or polyester.
Look to protect your face The shape of the brim is just as important as the size. Find a brim that curves down and sits close to the face because it will provide better protection from the sun.
Repel sunlight Darker colored hats will absorb the heat from the sunlight making it unbearable to continue wearing the hat. Pick a white, tan, or pastel colored hat to help keep your head cool and your hair, face, ears, and neck protected from the sun.
Shop HeadToolz for moisturizers that will nourish your tresses this summer season.
Swimming often? Read Summer's Checklist 06/18/13 (link to article)
PI am just a girl who loves her job (owning and styling at HUC!) and is pretty good at explaining hair to other people.
All Back To School Tips And Trends #blacklivesmatter Braided Styles Cancer Curls Curly Hair Care DIY Beauty Recipes & Extensions Hair Inspiration Hair Loss Hair Maintenance History Of Hair Lifestyle Natural Hair No-hassle Hairstyles Spring Beauty Tips Spring Facial Recipes Summer Hair Tips Summer Har Care Tips Units Wigs