Wednesday, 11 June 2014

How to have beautiful summer hair.

Want beautiful summer hair?

Before you can have beautiful hair it has to be healthy! So here is some advice to keep your hair in tip top condition, looking shiny, healthy and gorgeous for this summer weather.

1)If you are going on holiday this summer, protection from the heat is vital! Use a sun protector and use a shampoo and conditioner that has sun screen in it. Effects of direct sun rays on hair can be harsh. Exposing your hair for even 10 minutes can produce 70-80 degrees Celsius heat and this can crack your cuticle. It can do harm, suck out moisture and can even burn your scalp so remember this when your laying out or on holidays! Aveda sun veil is perfect. We also recommend our after sun mask, just like your skin needs aftersun help, so does your hair. Come in and ask to see our "Summer Rescue Kit"
2) Use the heat of the summer to your hair’s advantage! While you’re at the beach or poolside, treat your hair to a deep-conditioning mask such as Aveda's Damage Remedy Restructuring Treatment. Then comb your hair into a bun and let the product go to work while you relax. This trick can protect your hair from salt or chlorinated water and give you an extra boost of softness and shine.
Just as your body needs water to survive, your hair must replenish its moisture to stay healthy. "Conditioner for hair is like water for the body, you're always going to need it."
3) Wash your hair with lukewarm water. Water temperature should neither be too hot nor too cold, it should be balanced.
4) Have regular trims! This is really important all year round but especially while your hair is exposed to alot sun or heat. Trimming your hair every 6-8 weeks will help keep split ends at bay, prevent further breakage or damage and will keep your hair looking perfect from root to tip.

5) Let your hair dry naturally if you can. If you are lucky enough to have a natural wave, kink or curl in your hair, leaving your hair to dry naturally will give it a break from all the heat styling, allowing the moisture to stay in your hair longer. This results in shinier healthy hair. Wavy, scrunched beach hair looks beautiful in summer, so grab a product that will work your curl, like our "Be Curly" enhancing cream or scrunch in the lightweight liquid "Confixor" to make the best of your air-dred style. 
6) A well-balanced diet is the key to keeping your hair healthy and strong. Eat lots of fruit and vegetables, nuts, brown rice, beans and pulses to have those healthy and lustrous tresses. Also, drink plenty of water. 

Follow this advice and you'll have the health in your hair to keep it looking gorgeous!