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Summer Hair Care
Summer Hair Care
Just as the sun damages your skin, it can damage your hair too. Saltwater and chlorine also take a toll on our tresses. A few weeks into summer, hair that was once shiny and easily managed looks and feels fried. Hair damage is most obvious when we see colourtreated hair becoming faded, bleached, and brassy. Even hair that isn't coloured will suffer from suninduced stress. Those UV rays dry out hair and rough up the normally smooth cuticle of the hair shaft.

Frizz Factor

The dryer the hair is, the more likely it is to suffer from a summer malady that's even more irksome than mosquito bites: frizz.

Swimming Damage

Swimming beats up your hair too. Take a plunge in a pool and while you're doing the breaststroke, chlorine is stripping your hair of its natural protective oils. If you're a blonde, you may find your locks taking on an unflattering greenish cast. That's caused by the copper molecules and other pool chemicals that bind to the protein in the hair shaft.

A dip in the ocean stresses hair in another way. The heavy salt content in seawater draws water out of your hair and skin. We end up with pruney fingers and parched hair.

Tips for Healthy and Gorgeous Summer Hair

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August - September 2019