Summer Time Hair Care Tips

Summer Time Hair Care Tips

Summer is here and it’s officially time to enjoy the outdoors to the best of our ability. Caring for your hair in the summer months can be tricky but we would like to offer some simple tips on how to maintain healthy hair during this time of the year. 

Trim your hair. I always trim my hair right before the summer months hit. Getting rid of split ends or damaged hair will be a great way to start the new season.
Protect your hair from the sun. Make a habit of applying a Leave in Conditioner product that contains SPF ingredients that will help protect your hair from the sun. If you are going to be outside for a long period of time, we suggest wearing a hat or scarf to protect your scalp from excess sun exposure. 
If you are a swimmer, Saturate your hair with a sealing oil or leave in conditioner that will help protect your strands from saltwater or pool chemicals. It's also a good idea to try to rinse your hair after a swim. If there isn't a shower nearby, keep a spray bottle filled with fresh water. After your dip wash your hair with a nice cleansing shampoo 
Switch to a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner. I recommend washing your hair often (once a week) but with a MOISTURIZING shampoo. It is important to rid your hair of summer sweat and grime from the elements and product build up. We also recommend deep conditioning at least every two weeks. This is the best way to keep your hair hydrated during this time as the rising temperatures tend to dry the hair out. 
CLIMATE: Humid and dry climates have differing effects on the hair and products perform in different ways due to this fact. As the summer months hit, some areas of the world are more dry or humid than others:
  • In dry or arid climates, you will want to use “anti-humectants” to help your hair from drying out such as Jojoba oil and Olive oil.
  • In humid climates, humectants that draw moisture from the hair are essential. Most of Paige Marie products are formulated with Hyaluronic Acid so your hair will be sucking up all of the moisture. Natural humectants include glycerin, honey..etc. Glycerin tends to make your hair frizzy. I don’t mind frizz, that comes with having curly hair. “Most products are formulated with glycerin” It just matters how far up on the ingredients list that will tell you if your hair MAY frizz or not.
No heat styling. Give your hair a break from blow drying and flat ironing. During this time it's most important to keep your hair healthy and limiting heat will aid in that. 
Drink plenty of water. This one is a no brainer. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and healthy. If you are dehydrated chances are your hair is too. Take care of the inside of your body first then focus on the outer. 

Summer time is here take these tips and so you can enjoy your time outside with your family and friends.