Mid-summer Hair Protection

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It’s August and your hair before summer began was as healthy and fresh-looking as the flowers that paralleled the season. Spring brought on the motivation to try new hairstyles and experiment with new colors. Now it’s the middle of summer and your hair has probably seen one too many pool parties and endless hours in the sun. But all is not lost; summer hair doesn’t have to be dried and lifeless like the weather. With the help of these hair products, your hair can be well-protected from harmful UV rays and dryness.

UV Protectant Spray


Summer almost always means extra time in the sun. Just like you would protect your skin from Ultra Violet rays you should be protecting your hair as well. For example, the Paul Mitchell Sun Shield Conditioning Spray protects hair from sun damage while also rejuvenating damaged and fragile hair. Furthermore, your hair looks and feels softer, shinier and healthier.

Dry Shampoo


Pool parties and vacays to the beach are synonymous with the summer time but so can over-washing and dried out hair. Instead of washing your hair every single day to keep it clean or remove excess oil, you can opt for a dry shampoo. Not only is it a quick remedy for not-so clean hair, but it doesn’t dry out your hair the way a daily shampoo and conditioner routine can be. A popular product among dry shampoo users is Batiste Dry Shampoo. For added volume the Big Sexy Hair Volumizing Dry Shampoo is another good find.

Protection for hair color






Unwarranted hair color change is a common resultant from the summer sun. While it may look cool for your hair to have some red specs it’s actually a sign of hair damage. This process-called oxidization- can leave hair both sun-kissed and damaged but can be helped with the help of hair color products. For brunettes who see some red streaks popping up they can use a color gloss like that combats those unsightly shade. John Frieda Colour Refreshing Gloss for Warm Brunettes. For blondes seeing a yellow or even green tinge can pick up a purple pigment shampoo like the Biosilk Color Therapy Cool Blonde Shampoo.




Wearing a sunhat is the easiest way to protect your hair from the sun. With a cute sunhat you remove your hair out of the sun’s rays and look cute doing it.  Textured Straw Turned Up Hat from Urban Outfitters.


A simple up-do

With an up-do a majority of your hair is tucked away from the sun. And with your ends being the most fragile part of your hair, tucking them away in a bun shields them away from any damage.

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