Prevention of sun damage to your hair

Sun could damage your hair same as your skin. Faded hair color, dry and brittle hair could be caused by the sun. If not take steps to care for your hair, UV-rays could damage your hair. Hair extensions are also need to be protected from harmful sun. Here are some tips to care for your hair.

  • Use a protective sunscreen for your hair if you intend to stay longer under the sun.
  • If you have extensions, use a mixture of water and conditioner in a spray bottle to damp hair frequently when you are outside.
  • If you plan to stay outside, use minimal or no hair dryer on your hair.
  • Do not use hot water to wash your hair. Use warm or cool water as much as possible.
  • Use moisturizing shampoo during summer months instead of your normal shampoo.
  • Wash your hair less often. Shampoo can dry your hair. If shampooed, apply a conditioner.
  • Avoid using products that contain formaldehyde and or alcohol; they dry out your hair faster.
  • Products with “replenishing action” works better under sunny conditions.
  • Stay well hydrated; drink more water.
  • Chlorine causes dry hair. If you take a swim, wet your hair before you jump in the pool to limit chlorine absorption.