Sunbathing is always a good way to get your tanning fix. While you might have lathered up a good amount of sunscreen to not summon any unwanted sunburn, your hair is left out in the open and soaking up more and more damage due to the UV rays bathing it. You might not notice it immediately but once you get to your hair after a long soak under the sun, you’ll find out it’s become brittle and dry to the exposure. Taking care of dry, damaged hair can be quite the pain on the neck.
However, that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying your sunbathing sessions. One way to avoid this result would be to wrap your wet, conditioned hair in a moist towel when you do your sunbathing.
Now, this article is dedicated to sorting out sun damaged hair, thus you’ll need these tips to give your hair the much need invigoration to complement your tan:
– Once you’ve washed and conditioned your hair after sunbathing, you’ll want to make use of cool water. The coolness of the water actually helps in sealing the cuticles thus locking in more moisture.
– Aloe Vera is a good aid in moisturizing your hair. Contrary to what you know, Aloe Vera also works for your hair. You’ll want to lather your hair and scalp with the aloe and leave it for a bit. It’s no secret that aloe vera has a lot of hydrating properties which can sort the dryness as well as soothe any burns.
– You can also make a natural mask using banana and honey. Mix the two ingredients into a blender and blend until it becomes a smoothie-like consistency. Apply to your hair and let it sit for a bit. This is a good way to provide a natural nourishing and conditioning to your damaged hair.
– If you want to invigorate your hair with natural hot oil, you can make use of olive oil and some vitamin C. Half a cup of the oil as well as three tablets will do the trick. Mix these two in a cup and warm it up, preferably in a microwave, for a few seconds. Once done, apply unto your hair and massage on your scalp. It takes around fifteen minutes for the mixture to really work. After that, you can rinse it off with lukewarm water. If you want to speed up the process of repairing your hair, you can do this twice a week.