Summer has many positive aspects. Undoubtedly, it is a time when we relax, we take the opportunity to read that book that we have pending, we meet new friends, we make more trips than the rest of the year … Many advantages.
But there is something negative about summer, and surely many of your friends share it: it damages your hair. Our hair is one of the most punished in summer. The sun, air, chlorine … make hair lose shine, density, and even color wear. Therefore, to prevent the hair from suffering more than necessary, we go to treatments with which to avoid the use of dryers and irons such as keratin.
Luckily, keratin, in recent years, has evolved a lot and we already find options that do not spoil our hair. But, it is true that somehow when the effects of keratin wear off, and also due to the summer, the hair begins to look malnourished and somewhat more frizzy than usual. So that this does not happen to you and you can continue to wear enviable hair the rest of the year, we give you some tips.
Use sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner
Apivita ‘Shine & Revitalizing’ shampoo (9.19 euros). /
With keratin it is important to use natural shampoos, or that at least they do not contain any sulfates or parabens. Once the keratin treatment is gone, you have to keep it up. Our hair will be healthier, stronger and shiny.
Use a hydrating mask every week
Mask ‘Vegan Soul’ by Kallos Cosmetics (2.99 euros). /
The use of a mask is essential to restore a healthy appearance to the hair. Use a moisturizing and repairing mask for about 30 minutes. To be more effective, a trick is to use a towel or transparent paper to provide heat and the mask is more effective. Once that time has passed, you just have to rinse and that’s it!
Always use heat protectant
Kérastase ‘Genesis’ thermal protector (20.63 euros). /
In the case of later using dryers or irons, it is vital to bet on thermal protectors. These types of products are responsible for making a protective barrier on the hair against heat. Thus the hair does not suffer and continues to maintain a beautiful appearance.
Apply a serum from medium to ends
Repairing hair oil ‘Bonding Oil’ (19.79 euros). /
It is the most affected area of the hair. Therefore, it is always advisable to apply a serum from medium to ends. It helps to keep the cuticle closed for longer and to nourish this area in depth. This type of serum also tends to bring light and shine to the hair.
Go for a silk pillowcase
Lilysilk silk and cotton pillow (16 euros). /
These types of covers reduce friction making the hair softer and less prone to damage. When doing the keratin treatment after care, it is important to keep this in mind because your hair will be more prone to damage with a cotton pillowcase.