Using the appropriate products, as well as learning how to effectively style your hair in hot and/or humid weather, can make all the difference when it comes to having a healthy relationship with your hair this time of year. Whether you’re barbecuing,participating in outdoor sports, relaxing by the pool, or simply entertaining guests in your back yard, a French braid, rope braid, or fishtail braid, are all great ways of keeping your hair organized, frizz-free, and out of your face while you have fun. We’ve included an easy braided style below for you to try out at home! Our senior stylist and bridal expert, Annie Rush, created this step-by-step guide for a chic and stylish alternative for summer hair.
When at the beach, one often underestimates the intensity of the sun as the ocean breeze can be a bit deceiving. Not only do UVA/UVB rays accelerate the aging process, they can also fade hair color and dehydrate the hair. Products that have UVA/UVB protection create a barrier against sun’s damaging rays from, while silicone-based products (those with ingredients ending in ‘cone’) work well to protect against chlorine and salt water.
Eclat Naturel by Leonor Greyl is rich in Shea butter, jojoba oil and vitamins. This leave-in styling cream nourishes and reconditions the hair while protecting against sun damage and heat styling. It’s a great hair styling/sculpting tool for all hair types.
Texture Wave by Shu Uemera is a dry finishing spray that gives build-able texture with long-lasting and flexible hold that is not stiff or sticky.
Photo Above: Styling by Annie Rush for PopSugar.