Though the steps for protecting the skin from too much sun exposure is not new to many people, hair protection from the sun is still unknown. Excessive sun exposure to the mane usually leads to split ends, faded color, and a brittle, dry texture, making it necessary to maintain healthy hair for irreversible damage to be prevented. In summer, these are the 7 ways of protecting your hair from the sun.
1. Use a Scarf or Hat
Hair covering using a hat or scarf is an effective way of protecting your hair because many cover-ups give you 100% protection from the rays of the sun. Of course, you might need to also protect the portion of the hair hanging out of the hat.
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Sunburn can also be prevented when you wear something which covers up your hair.
2. Use Ultraviolet-Shielding Products
The same way sunscreen is applied to the skin in preventing burns, hair products can also be used to shield UV rays. The products available today prevent highlighted hair from rapid lightening, while they also prevent dark hair from turning red or brassy. You should as well remember that the products should always be applied to damp hair to prevent the products from sitting on the surface of your hair. Some regular sunscreen products can also be diluted with water before being sprayed on the hair with a squirt bottle.
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