Book an Appointment, Call: Branchburg, NJ (908) 218-9878 or Warren, NJ (908) 753-9878

blog
Easy Summer Hacks for Healthy Hair

It’s an unsaid rule that natural hair rules in the summer. Now’s the time to let go of your perfect, sleek hairdos and embrace the natural, loose styles of summer. It’s important to protect your hair from the damaging UV rays, heat, and humidity without having to rely on harsh chemicals.

Here’s some great tips to keep your hair healthy all summer long while keeping it natural

Try Loose, Comfortable Hairstyles. A messy braid or bun is perfect for keeping your hair under control, minimizing sun exposure, and right in there with the cutest trends. Tight hairstyles can be damaging since they tend to tear and pull hair, especially if your hair is already dry from the summer heat.

Go Easy on the Shampoo. Frequent shampooing causes the natural oils to be stripped from your scalp. This is turn stimulates oil production, makes your hair oily, and makes you want to washi it even more. Try just rinsing in the shower after a day at the beach or pool.

Rinse Before Swimming. When you rinse your hair with regular tap water before going into a pool, the water acts as a deterrent from harsh chemicals getting absorbed into your hair. You’ll still have exposure but not as much as if you went in with dry hair.

Reduce the Heat. Try naturally drying your hair as much as possible. Cut down on the hair dryer, flat iron, and curling iron heat and instead use the natural sun to air-dry your hair as much as possible. If it’s not an option, then use as low of settings as you can. Your hair is already exposed to a significant amount of heat just from the hot summer sun.

Replace Your Brush with a Wide-Tooth Comb. Avoid pulling anything through your hair when it’s wet because that is when it’s most prone to breaking. Wide-tooth combs are gentle on the hair and best for getting out those tangles. Brushes can pull and tear as they are pulled through the hair.

Don’t be Afraid to Cover Up. If you have sensitive hair or know you’ll be in the sun at the hottest point of the day, use a scarf or hat to cover your head. Not only does it help to retain moisture to your scalp but it also provides important UV protection. A loose hat reduces damage caused by wind, and both a scarf or hat protects color-treated hair and helps your color last longer.

If your hair need some extra conditioning or love this summer, ask your stylist which products will work best for your needs and hair type. Our team at TRU Salon + Spa is ready to help you look and feel your best. Give us a call at one of our two locations - Branchburg, NJ (908) 218-9878 or Warren, NJ (908) 753-9878, book online, or download the app for free from iTunes, Google Play, or Amazon.

Past Posts

  • Protecting Your Hair this Winter
  • Beautiful Holiday Hair with Keratin
  • Time for Skin Care Routine Change
  • Movember for Men’s Health
  • Great Hairstyles for Guys
  • Fall Updo Hair Trends
  • Manicures for Better Health
  • Benefits of Waxing Year Round
  • Repair Summer Damaged Hair with a Keratin Treatment
  • Keep New Hair Color Looking Fresh
  • The Benefit of Teen Facials
  • TRU Salon + Spa Mobile App Saves You Time & Money
  • Grow Up with a Short Hairstyle
  • Say Goodbye to Unwanted Facial Hair
  • Give Yourself the Gift of Massage
  • Wedding Hairstyles for the Big Day
  • Men’s Hair Needs TLC Too
  • Even Oily Hair Needs a Quality Hair Conditioner
  • July Specials at Tru Salon + Spa
  • Easy Summer Hacks for Healthy Hair
  • Beat the Heat with Summer Makeup Tips
  • Summer Pedicures are a Must
  • Summer Fun Hair Color
  • Quick & Easy Summer Hair
  • Tru Peels for Younger Looking Skin
  • Experience Our Professional Hair and Skincare Products
  • Enjoy the Benefits of a Regular Facial
  • Runway Wedding Looks Inspiration
  • Reasons to Wax Instead of Shave
  • The Ease of Our Tru Salon+Spa Mobile App
  • Reward Yourself with Our TRU Relax Membership
  • Men Short Hair Trends for 2018
  • Hot Hair for Your Spring Events
  • Pamper Yourself with a Manicure & Pedicure
  • Choosing the Correct Hair Brush For Your Hair & Style
  • Longer Eyelashes Naturally
  • The Importance of Teen Facials
  • Bring Back the Health of Your Hair with Keratin
  • Winter Waxing Benefits
  • Making Your Life Easier with the TRU Salon + Spa Mobile App
  • Your Nails Need Winter Care Too
  • Top Hair Trends for 2018
  • Special Care for Winter Hair & Skin
  • Sign up for our E-Newsletter
    Click here
    google play amazon

    Designed and Developed by WebAppClouds.com and SalonCloudsPlus.com