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  • Writer's pictureCourtney Shirkey

Summer Guide to Hair Care

Summer is here! That means lots of outdoor activities and water if you enjoy the ocean and pools. As much fun as summer can be for people, there are certain things you have to make sure you're mindful of in the heat. Taking care of your skin is one thing, but you also need to keep your hair healthy and moisturized as well! Here are a few tips for keeping your hair shiny and beautiful throughout the summer months.

Accessorize Your Hair

The easiest option that people tend to forget is hats! If you know you'll be outside for extended periods of time, consider wearing cute hats to protect your hair from the sun. This allows you to make full outfits look pulled together while keeping your hair from being damaged during the hot summer months. Additionally, you can also pair a fun scarf with your outfits as well by using it around your hair!

Protect Any Colors

If you have colored hair, this tends to fade more often during the summer season. Whether the sun's rays or the pool water wears out the color, you need to be mindful of this happening. Swap out your shampoo for one that protects your color and lengthens the life. Use products that are made specifically for color-treated hair and this will help to keep it from fading as quickly as well.

Moisturize the Strands

Moisturizing your skin and hair are both important to incorporate into your daily routine. However, your hair needs moisture more than your skin during the summer! Most people think with all the swimming that their hair doesn't need the extra conditioning. However, the sun causes your hair to dry out more than normal, and most people spend more time outside in the rays. Thus, the need for a heavier moisturizing conditioner in your routine!

Skip the Heat

Another option to consider is going natural during this season! Using hair styling tools can damage your hair without the added heat of the hot months. Skip the curling iron and rock your natural waves to help spare your hair! The weather is rough enough on your strands, so avoiding styling tools helps to keep them less dry and brittle. Look into products that are recommended for your hair type so you can showcase your natural locks.

Use Hair Masks

Any time you think your hair feels dry, treat yourself to a hair mask! Invest in a good moisturizing mask to use on your hair weekly. This will help keep it conditioned and less prone to breaking. Incorporating this process into your routine is great throughout the year, but even more important during summer.

There are several ways to keep your hair healthy during the hot months. You can create home remedies with natural ingredients to keep your hair moisturized as well. At Timshel Apothecary, we handcraft small batches of simple, aromatherapeutic, and rejuvenating products to use in your home and on your body. Our products are guaranteed to protect you, your family, and your home from harmful toxins providing peace of mind through a holistic and natural alternative. Timshel Apothecary's top priority is the overall well-being of our customers and the environment. We aim to create a harmonious relationship between the two through education and sustainable practices.

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