Summertime is finally here, which means it’s time to enjoy the gorgeous weather! Typically with increased time outside, comes increased sun exposure to our hair. Today on the blog, we’re addressing what can cause damage to your hair during the summer months, and how we recommend avoiding it! Enjoy your summer without sacrificing your healthy locks. 

What can cause damage to the hair during summertime?

Many factors can cause damage to your hair during the warm months, but the sun is one of the biggest culprits. The sun emits harmful rays that can dry out your hair, and this effect is worsened if your hair is color-treated.  

Another element that can cause damage to your hair during this season is any chlorine or chemicals from swimming pools. Combining these elements with extensive heat exposure can really dry out your hair. 

5 Ways to Protect Your Hair During the Summertime

1. Start with a trim

Start the summer season with a fresh cut or trim to get rid of dry, dead ends. Consider asking your stylist about a deep conditioning treatment to nourish your strands and give them a boost. Click here to book a trim at one of our five Omaha salons!

2. Lay off the hot tools

The last thing your hair needs during the sunny summer months is more heat! Skip the flat irons, curling wands, and blow dryers, and opt for a natural air-dried look. Some of our favorite products to style air-dried hair include this Anti-Frizz Curl Defining Creme, this Dry Texturizing Spray, and this Making Waves Beach Spray!

3. Switch to a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner duo

Since summertime is prone to making your hair dry, it might be time to try out a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner to replenish those locks. Try this shampoo and conditioner pair from our Garbo’s professional line!

4. Use a hair masque

One quick tip to keep your hair healthy this summer is to add a hair masque into your weekly routine. This rejuvenating masque from our Garbo’s Professional line is great for keeping that hair smooth, shiny, and hydrated!

5. Ask your stylist for recommendations

Remember, at Garbo’s, your stylist is your best resource for all haircare questions! Our talented team has years of experience with all different hair types, so chances are we’ll be able to take a look at your hair and make a personalized recommendation for you. Next time you’re in for an appointment, feel free to ask your stylist for some pointers on how to keep your hair healthy this summer! 

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