Summer is all fun and games until those UV rays start messing with your hair shade which you have spent months perfecting. Chlorine, high-temperatures are not exactly kind to our tresses and after a holiday or some summer sun, you can definitely feel the difference. Protecting your hair pigment is something that we rarely think about, so we’re here with some top tips on how to keep your hair shade fresh this summer…
HOW TO KEEP YOUR HAIR SHADE FRESH THIS SUMMER #1
Laying out in the sun all day is pretty much like letting your hair drown without any arm band. So before you head out for a day in the sun, be sure to apply a hydrating oil throughout the mid-lengths and ends of your hair. This will help prevent your hair from drying out and infuse it with moisture which the sun works to strip away.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR HAIR SHADE FRESH THIS SUMMER #2
If you’re a pool all day kinda girl, don’t think that getting your hair wet will keep it hydrated. Ohh no no no. Chlorine really isn’t the best nutrient for your hair and the effects it has on your hair shade are sooo not cool. Wave goodbye to brittle and knotty tresses after your day in the pool with a super moisturising hair mask like the Maria Nila Structure Repair Masque. Leave to soak up whilst you are showering, then step out of the shower to renewed shine and softer tresses.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR HAIR SHADE FRESH THIS SUMMER #3
The summer sun already does enough to ruin your fresh hair shade so be sure that you aren’t letting sulphates mess with your tresses even more. Make sure you are checking the ingredients in your fave shampoo and conditioner and banish any containing sulphates to avoid stripping your locks of the moisture it craves to leave your hair with a gorgeous salon worthy shine.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR HAIR SHADE FRESH THIS SUMMER #4
If you’re a sun worshipper day in, day out. Shine enhancing sprays are surely your BFF? Shine enhancing sprays with UV filters work to protect your tresses again sun, salt and chlorinated water. The Kerastase Soleil Aqua-Seal is our go to shine enhancer when heading out into the sun. You can be rest assured your hair is in good hand with this summer treat. Your hair will feel more manageable and moisturized thanks to the anti-frizz element and pro-vitamin B5. You can also use this bottle of goodness on wet or dry hair, a total hair saver!
And there are our top tips on keeping your hair shade fresh this summer. Do you have any more tips for us, girls?