Summer is the time to have sun in the sun. However this is also the season that is known for bad hair days. This is caused mainly due to increasing perspiration during the day. When we sweat the scalp becomes sticky and this leads to uneasiness.
It also has a negative impact on the way the hair looks. Most people tend to spend a lot of time in the swimming pool; this causes havoc on the hair as the high amounts of chlorine tend to dry the hair. Here are a few ways to protect your hair.
Wash your hair frequently during summer in order to get rid of the sweat and salt that forms on your hair. Wash your scalp and then use the lather on the entire length of your hair. This is an effective way to get rid of the dirt from your hair without causing any damage to the length or the texture.
Avoid washing your hair before getting into a swimming pool. Let the natural oils stay on your hair before you entre the pool. This is a natural way to prevent the hair from getting dry. You may also choose to pour a few drops of almond oil on your palms and run your palms through the entire length of your hair. The oil will acts as a protective layer and prevent hair damage.
Your hair is made up of protein so increasing the amount of protein you consume daily during summer will be beneficial. You can include plenty of chicken, fish and eggs in your diet. Snack on nuts and dry fruits to increase your protein intake.
In order to retain the shine in your hair and to prevent sun damage mix apple cider vinegar and water in equal portions and pour it over your hair after you wash it. This acts as a natural conditioner.
During these months avoid using a wash out conditioner and use a leave in conditioner instead. This ensures that your hair is protected from the sun and dry winds.
Add olive oil to your diet in order to nourish your hair from deep within. This is an effective way to regain the luster of your hair and make it look healthy.