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Travel tips for the healthiest summer hair at any step of your hair journey

Travel tips for the healthiest summer hair at any step of your hair journey

Taking a trip (especially in warm weather!) can be hazardous to your hair. Here are our tips for keeping your hair healthy and strong before, during, and after any trip. 

Start out right

Even before you begin planning your trip, you should be nourishing your hair regularly. Whether you decide to chemically treat it, go natural, or you’re just looking to maintain it, the right nourishment gives your hair a healthy advantage. If you’re not already familiar with Hair La Vie products, this is the ideal time to introduce yourself to our great line of hydrating, and hair-rescuing products. If you’re a Hair La Vie devotee, then the Clinical Nourishing Bundle will keep you on track. For a big discount, you get all of the products your hair loves.

Hair La Vie Hair Mask

Have you done a hair mask recently, or more specifically, have you done the Hair La Vie Mask recently? Hair masks aren’t like the ones you would use for a facial; instead, they focus on the ends of your hair, and the goal is to infuse nutrients and moisture. You apply a small amount to the ends and let it sit for several minutes. Then rinse your strands clean. When you vacation, your hair can become dried out for a number of reasons. Damage or dryness can be the most visible on the ends of your hair, so we recommend using a hydrating hair mask regularly before vacation, and after.

Hair La Vie Clinical Formula Hair Vitamins

Skip the shampoo

Sebum oils are naturally produced by your hair, and they are more important than you may realize! These oils help keep the right moisture levels on your scalp so your hair can flourish. It might be a little challenging to go without daily shampoos if you’re used to them, but your hair will be healthier and look better in the long run.

Try Dry Shampoo

 If you’re plagued by greasy hair, skipping shampoo can seem like a crazy idea. But you might be able to skip the wash if you opt for a dry shampoo, like Hair La Vie’s Dry Shampoo. Dry shampoos give you an extra day or two without the traditional wash route. This might be all you need to get through your vacation. It certainly will extend the time between washes. You might also find that the added texture and thickness that comes with a dry shampoo makes your hair look amazing.

Sunscreen

Remember, your scalp is skin, too, so don't forget the sunscreen. Yes, it can be difficult to find a product you like using on your head, let alone your hair. But thankfully, a trend to protect your hair and scalp is bringing us more sunscreen options. Once you find a sunscreen that works for your scalp, make sure you use it.

Find a hat you love

A hat can be just the ticket to protect your hair, scalp, and face from sun damage. The great news is there are a lot of collapsible hats, so it’s easy to toss one in your suitcase or beach bag when you travel. Look for a hat that has a neck shield, visor, and UPF for added sun protection.

Middle-aged woman enjoying summer with a chic hat

Cut out the heat

Blow dryers, curling irons, straighteners–whatever you use that applies direct heat to your head and hair is damaging it. Some do more damage than others, but they’re all zapping moisture out of your hair. When your hair is dry, it’s incredibly vulnerable to breakage and this can make your hair harder to manage. Find a style that you love that doesn’t require heat, and your hair will look even better.

Final thoughts

Vacation is meant to be a time for relaxation and rest so try not to fret too much about your hair. Look for simple styles to keep it out of your face, and hydrate it with the products you know and love. By keeping Hair La Vie products close by, you can feel confident that your hair is always getting the best ingredients possible so it can grow long, lush, and have a healthy shine.

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