Summertime and the livin' should be easy...however, the story for our hair can sometimes be quite different. Some hair issues are harder to take care of than others. i know from firsthand that because i have curly hair, the summer weather is not particularly conducive to it. It can get frizzy and look unkempt depending on the weather and texture of your hair. Curly hair needs lots of conditioning.
Great over-the-counter products for curly hair are:
- Moroccan Oil
- Kerastase Bain Satin Shampoo (1, 2 or 3)
- J.F. Lazartique Vita-Cream with Milk Proteins
- Fekkai's Serum
- Bumble and Bumble Big Shine Serum
- Redken All Soft Heavy Cream
- Philip B. Rejuvenating Oil
- Palvin-Bid Capillary Mask Deep Conditioner and Reconstructor
- AG Ultramoist Treatment
- Joico Moisture Recovery Intense Treatment
I keep my hair on the longer side so that it does not kink up. After a good wash, always comb your hair right away. If you put product in it and work it through with your head upside down and scrunch it with your hands it can make nice natural curls. Do not brush it. For smooth styles it pays to go to a blow dry bar. I can leave my hair for a week with a professional blow dry. If your hair is wavy or straight, a professional blow out can be nice to put body in the places that you want it. Blow dry bars have become very popular and because they are so regularly in high demand, they are quite financially accessible without breaking a hole in your wallet. if regularly going to the blow dry bar, however, is not within your means or schedule, there are plenty of fantastic at home solutions for keeping hair strong, healthy, and shiny throughout the summer. when going to the store, look for products such as coconut butter, vitamin e, and tea tree oil.
All these ingredients help strengthen hair. After getting out of the shower, pat your hair with a towel and take a dime dollop of the product and begin rubbing it into your scalp while massaging down towards the tips. Be careful not to use too much because a little goes a long way. the most important way to keep hair looking great is regular maintenance, whether that be professional or at home.