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How to prepare your hair for summer weather

How to prepare your hair for summer weather

Looking forward to the warm weather? Sunkissed skin, bare feet tickled by sandy beaches, long days spent poolside, BBQs with friends. Don’t forget the dried-out hair, green chlorine streaks, frizzy humidity-induced flyaways, and a dull and lifeless finish.

It’s true, summer is a fantastic time with sunny warmth, a bounty of blooms, long days to spend with friends and family, and a whole slew of horrible hair conditions. But don’t fret. You can get through this summer season while keeping your healthy hair goals intact, and you don’t have to stay inside to do it.

How to have great summer hair

The secret to great hair during the summer is planning and preparation. If you want to look great and emerge this fall with lush, healthy locks, follow these tips.

Sun protection

Those dastardly UV rays are your enemy, and you know it, but while you’re slathering on your sunscreen, are you protecting your scalp and hair? Some sunscreens are designed specifically for your scalp and hair. You can also look for shampoos and conditioners that have UV protection built-in.

Go a step further, part your hair in a different spot all the time so that the same strip of scalp isn’t constantly exposed. Wear a hat or a scarf when you’re outside. Avoid spending time outside from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., when the sun’s rays are strongest. You can also eat more foods that protect you from the sun from the inside out.

Lock in moisture

Humid weather can be harsh on your hair, especially if you have dry strands. Dry strands are desperate for moisture, which is why they “fluff up” when it’s humid, looking to suck moisture out of the air.

Moisturizing is the key because it keeps your locks happy and hydrated. Hair La Vie’s Mask is a primary defense against dry and lifeless hair. Apply a small amount of this hydrating lotion to your hair, focusing on the ends for smooth and satisfying strands. 

Try a serum 

Hair La Vie’s Serum is made of seven natural ingredients, including avocado, coconut, and argan oils. These beneficial oils are restorative in nature and melt into your hair for instant softness and manageability. To apply it, pump it onto your fingers and apply it to the ends of your hair. Let it absorb and brush to disperse it.

Harness the power of nature

Pair your favorite moisture-adding products with Hair La Vie’s Shampoo and Conditioner for a more natural, deeply hydrating treatment. Together, these shower essentials have more than 21 natural ingredients, including oils, extracts, vitamins, proteins, and amino acids. Nature’s bounty is never more apparent and essential than it is during the summer.

Watch the heat

The last thing you want to do is add more heat to hair that’s already heat-stressed. Try to avoid blow-drying and styling tools that use heat as much as possible. Instead, dry hair on a cool setting, let it air dry, or let it partially air-dry then use a blow dryer. 

Natural and loose styles are also better than over-processed, overworked, and over treated ones.

Trim and clean

Trim up your ends and pick a cleaner cut for the season, so you don’t have to worry about split ends, damage from sun and surf, not to mention chlorine and tight hairstyles. Loose, long, soft hairstyles or cute cropped cuts are perfect for summer.

Dry shampoo

Using Hair La Vie’s Dry Shampoo helps you in several ways. It lets you skip showers and cuts down on drying and styling, and it lets natural oils build up for organic protection and the softness Mother Nature intended. Dry shampooing also allows the natural antioxidants and essential oils to neutralize your scalp and hair for added protection.

Healthy food choices

We’ve already mentioned that some foods are great at protecting you from UV damage and helping to repair the damage that you might already have. Adding foods high in protein like eggs, fish, and yogurt can boost your hair and skin health even further. 

Stock up on other nutrient-rich foods like shellfish, sweet potatoes, and corn. There are a lot of fresh, seasonal choices that make summer the ideal time to transform your eating habits and enjoy the flavors that surround you.

Foundation Beauty Elixir

If you’re concerned that you might not be getting enough of the right nutrition, adding Foundation Beauty Elixir to your eating plan is a fresh, healthy choice that fuels your skin and hair from the inside with essential moisture and science-backed nutrition. 

It’s a naturally derived beverage mix that pulls from the best ingredients to support your beauty goals. Live your life to the fullest by looking and feeling exactly how you were meant to. Whole-body wellness is the best path to health and happiness, no matter what the season.

Final thoughts

Summer is such a wonderful time to get outside and play and spend time with others. Because you’re out and about, you want to look your best, and that takes a little preparation. The best part of preparing your hair for the season is that it not only looks better, but it’s healthier, too. In fact, you can power your whole-body health while protecting your hair.

Remember that sun protection is always a top-of-the-line defense against dry and brittle hair. Adding a moisturizing mask with naturally derived ingredients can help to boost hydration. A new style that requires less maintenance and virtually no heat will give you an effortless look that’s healthier. 

Finally, a big part of staying healthy is fueling your body and hair from the inside out. If you’re not eating enough healthy foods, then adding Foundation Beauty Elixir to your meal plan can balance your dietary choices and give your hair the nutrition and moisture it needs. You got this—just a little effort, and you’ll look fabulous this season.

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