As the long stretches of June and July attract close, the boiling sun looms over our heads. However much we need, it’s difficult to sleep and remain at home in the solace of our adored forced air systems day in and day out. Be that as it may, going out into the sun implies exposing yourself to a potential cost for your physical, as well as skin’s wellbeing.
Direct daylight has a lot of advantages, however very much like all the other things, overabundance of anything can be terrible and can cause expected harm. Presently, this harm comes in a few structures. It can go from lack of hydration, body getting ready to cause skin sensitivities (brought about by openness to the sun), as well as hair harm as far as possible. For the most part, individuals underrate the impacts of the searing sun on one’s hair. At the point when your hair is excessively presented to the sun, with no sort of security and an absence of consideration, it can turn unpleasant and need imperative parts that are expected to keep up with solid and glossy hair.
Be that as it may, one might ask, what sort of harm can warm try and cause to the hair? Indeed, the response is straightforward, each time one wants to scratch their head because of a tingle, think of it as an indication of harmed hair and scalp. What’s more, it doesn’t stop there! Intensity can harm your hair to a lot bigger degree and cause hair concerns, for example, split ends, dry and tangled hair, hair loss, dandruff, chipping of scalps and in extreme cases- even discoloration.
The following are a couple of simple and minor routine changes that are venturing stones towards a definitive, last goal.
1. Reconsider the items that occupy your precious shelf space. Does your shampoo really suit you well? Shampoos are laden with plenty of chemicals that can cause extreme damage to your hair in the long run instead of repairing them. The most important thing in terms of hair care is using a shampoo that serves your needs well, and keeps your allergies in mind. Additionally, due to the excessive chemicals in most shampoos, you would certainly benefit more from natural ingredients and herbal/organic products.
2. Is the water supply you receive healthy for your skin and hair? We all have heard of the hard and soft water problem but are we really aware of what they are? Hard water is the kind of water with a lot of natural occurring salts of magnesium and calcium mixed in that give it a sticky feel and leave a rough after-effect on the skin and on the hair. Using hard water produces a thin film on the skin that prevents moisture from penetrating through and hydrating the hair. This leaves the hair dull, dry, dehydrated and likely to lead to hair loss. A variety of water softeners are available on the internet and in the market, which can be used and make a surprising difference to not just the hair, but the skin too. A helpful tip is to rinse your hair with cold soft water after you shower, to help them stay naturally cool and shiny.
3. Oils: Remember our moms running after us in childhood to oil the hair, something we detested because of their sticky texture and the oily aftermath? Turns out, our moms were right. Oils help form a thin protective shield over the hair which saves them from rubbing against one another (which would cause friction damage). Oil also protects the hair from entanglement and nourishes the scalp which helps in maintaining the root strength, hair tone and hydration of skin and hair. In the summer, the best oil is Coconut Oil, which has the cooling effect of the sea; and Mint oil, more famously known as Menthol which, quite literally, provides an icy effect.
4. There are other smaller hacks that can go a long way in protecting your hair. Wearing a scarf is
one of them. Protecting your hair and your scalp against harmful UV rays by using a physical shield such as a scarf or an umbrella is definitely a great hack and one of the best ways to protect it. Alternatively, you can also use SPF infused haircare which is totally available at skin and hair conscious stores. Another way to protect your hair is by deep conditioning it once or twice a week. Conditioning the hair can help in closing the cuticles and making the scalp less porous. This would help with deep conditioning and retaining moisture in the hair which is essential.
5. Finally, you ought to make a point to incorporate various leafy foods of all varieties in your eating regimen with the goal that you get the truly necessary cell reinforcements to forestall oxidative harm.