The summer months can be brutal on your hair. The heat and humidity can cause some hair types to frizz. They can cause other types to lay flat and look oily, no matter how many times you wash your hair. Luckily, there are certain styles and tips that can help all of us achieve that perfect summer time look, no matter what hair type we were cursed or blessed to have.
Fine hair looks best when it is cut short, especially if it is also flat looking. Shorter styles help to make fine hair look thicker. One of the ideal cuts for fine hair is the bob. When it is worn at chin length it will naturally fall into shape, without much fuss. However, one should insist that their hair stylist use scissors when cutting their hair, instead of a razor. Scissor cuts will help the ends look thicker and help keep them from breaking.
If you have fine hair, the hair should be conditioned with a volumnizing conditioner, at least every other day. This will help prevent frizz and help prevent the ends of the hair from breaking.
When styling your fine hair, use a thickening spray after washing to help give the roots of your hair more lift. Remember to always dry the roots of your hair first with a blow dryer to make the hair look fuller
The best cut for people with thick hair is a collarbone length that is cut in long layers. Women with thick hair should skip the face framing cuts. These cuts may end up becoming frizzing, especially when one wants to pull their hair back away from their face.
When one has thick hair, they may want to choose a shampoo that will smooth their hair down some. L’Oreal Paris makes a shampoo and condition that are ideal for thick hair known as Everpure Smooth Shampoo and Conditioner that one may wish to try.
When styling thick hair, one may wish to first apply a leave in conditioning treatment. This will help buffer the hair from potential damage from curling irons and blow dryers. One should also always use a wide tooth comb when combing thick hair to help prevent breakage.
Curly or Wavy Hair
Many women may envy women with natural curly or wavy hair. Yet, this type of hair may be troublesome in the summer months. The ideal cut for women with curly hair is to wear it in long layers. The ends should be scissor-cut to keep the ends from splitting.
Especially in the summer months, women with curly hair should use curl-defining shampoos and conditioners. These contain added moisturizes that will help prevent the hair from frizzing.
When one is styling curly hair, blow dryers should be used at their lowest settings to help prevent frizz. Serums or light creams should be lightly applies over top of styled hair to help prevent frizz from forming throughout the day.
Yes, summer time can be a great time of the year. It gives us more opportunities to get out and have fun. Don’t allow our hair to keep us from enjoying these opportunities. Find the styles and the products that will help you achieve the perfect look for your own unique hair type.