Summer Hair Routine - Wylde Grey

Summer Hair Routine

Between the sun, sea and sand, our hair in the summer gets a pretty rough deal.

Which all means that before you even think about creating those Erin Wasson-esque beachy waves, you need to start treating your locks to hair masks and treatments to get it into tip top condition.

No two seasons are the same. Just like your skin needs a different set of products in different seasons, so does your hair. If your daily products nourish your hair in just the right way when it’s sweltering outside, you won’t be spending too much time on repairing post damage. Summer calls for some essential products that help keep your hair healthy and protect them from damage.

Use A Hair Mask

Most experts agree that a nourishing hair mask applied once a week at home is enough to coax hair into good condition (although very dry, thick hair will drink up a lot more).

Victoria Beckham's go-to hairstylist Jason Collier agrees, 'For healthy hair post-holiday, nourishment and recovery are key. Use a pre-shampoo treatment and an nourishing mask for a few weeks after your trip.'

Wear a Hat

It sounds obvious, but wearing a hat keeps your hair protected from damage caused by direct sunlight. 'Wear a chic hat or hairband/scarf to protect your hair,' advises Simms. 'Or, if you prefer, apply lots of conditioner to your hair before you go in the sun and leave it in all day; this will help the hair to nourish and rehydrate.'


Swap In A Hydrating Shampoo And Conditioner

Switch your usual shampoo and conditioner for seriously moisturizing formulas and finish your routine with a pea sized amount of hair oil or serum through the ends. It'll work wonders on sun-parched locks.


Protect Your Hair From The Sun, Sea And Sand

When you're on holiday, hair damage can occur from all angles. Start by washing your hair under cold water before you take a dip in the pool. Your hair can only absorb so much water so by washing it with fresh water first you're limiting the amount of damaging chlorine it can absorb.

Next, smother your hair in a moisturising mask that protects against chlorinated and salt water.

Just because you're not swimming, doesn't mean your hair doesn't need protecting. Using an after sun cream in your hair (yes that's a thing) will prevent UV damage therefore extending the life of that snazzy balayage you just got done.

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