If you can, wear a hat or cover your head with a scarf. By doing so you will help protect your hair from harmful UV rays, and help keep the moisture in. If you have ever burned your scalp, you know how painful that can be!
When you apply sunscreen to your body, don’t wash those hands just yet. You can use the remaining sunscreen on your fingers to run through your scalp. This will add a little extra protection to your hair. Also, if your scalp is showing through your part, don’t forget that!
When you consume high protein foods it adds a boost to your hair health. Foods like fish and nuts are protein rich foods that you can add to your diet. Hair is made of keratin which is a protein and eating more protein can provide more nutrients to your hair.
Skip blow drying your hair when you can and allow your hair to dry on its own. Using heat can really add damage to your hair, and you don’t want to pull out any moisture, so skip the dryer and let it dry naturally!
If your hair is lacking shine use apple cider vinegar to get your shine back! Chlorine can pull moisture from your hair leaving it dry, so this is a simple way to restore that shine. Dilute ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar to 1 cup of water. Pour it right over your hair right after you shampoo, then rinse out. This can be done once a week.
Summer is prime time for split ends. Make sure to keep up with getting your hair trimmed, to keep it looking healthy and have flowing gorgeous locks.