What You Must Know About Protecting Your Hair in the Summer

It's summertime & there are a few products you might not know you need to protect your hair from sun and chlorine. We put SPF on our skin to protect it, but you also need to protect your hair! The sun can fade your color and if you also swim, chlorine can fade and damage your hair. Here are a few simple ways to protect and repair your hair from sun and chlorine.

To protect your hair from the Sun:
Wear a hat to cover the head/hair: Aveda has a Sun Care Protective Hair Veil that is a lightweight, water-resistant UV defense mist that forms an invisible screen to help protect hair from sun exposure to minimize damage and dryness. You can layer as needed but no need to saturate the hair. Reapply after swimming! This can be used on all hair types.

After you've been in the sun, it's a great idea to pamper your hair with a little extra conditioner like the Aveda Sun care After-Sun Hair Masque or the Nutriplenish Masque. Leave in for 2-5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly. Nutriplenish also has their leave-in that has UV filters and would be awesome to use to protect your hair from the drying effects of the sun and it as a bonus is a heat protectant for styling up to 450 deg F!

To protect hair from Chlorine:
Wear a swimming cap.
Clarify your hair Aveda Brilliant Shampoo
Wet your hair before swimming.
Use a leave-in conditioner before you dive in. Like Nutriplenish Leave-in or the Aveda, Sun Care Protective Hair Veil would work well also.

These easy steps will save your tresses this summer and keep them looking healthy and as GLAMOROUS as you are! Don't forget regular haircuts also help keep hair strong and make it look more polished. Book an appointment today with one of our amazing stylists to get your hair in tip-top summer shape!