Soon the holidays, the beach, the swimming pool, the heat... enough to decompress and enjoy! 🌞 But be careful ladies because the holidays are not easy for our beautiful hair. Between sand, chlorine, salt and sun, our hair is subjected to many attacks that weaken it and can make it dry and brittle.
Here are some hair tips to keep your hair healthy:
👉 Tip number 1: Protect your hair from external aggression.
Before leaving for a day at the beach or swimming pool, consider applying a protective oil to your lengths. Put a few drops in your hands, rub and spread gently over all your hair, insisting a little more on the ends. Be careful not to add too much, it could grease them. You can also use our comb which is ideal for applying care.
🌿 Here are some vegetable oils that contain a natural sun protection index:
- Buriti oil
- Karanja oil
- Sesame oil
- Coconut oil
- Castor oil
- Jojoba oil
- Argan Oil
- Avocado oil
Prefer oils from the first organic cold pressing. Be careful not to use oils that do not contain a sun index such as monoi oil which would have the opposite effect.
👉 Tip number 2: Use hydrolats
A hydrosol is water that is harvested at the end of the distillation of essential oils. It has the virtues of the distilled plant. Hydrolats can be used without risk unlike essential oils. They have many virtues for the hair: they stimulate growth , strengthen them, hydrate them and give them shine .
🌸Here are three hydrolats to use on dry and damaged hair:
- Witch hazel hydrosol
- Blueberry hydrosol
- German chamomile hydrosol
Apply your hydrosol after shampooing on damp hair. Distribute generously and gently massage the scalp and lengths. Place it in the refrigerator after opening, for better preservation.
👉 Tip number 3: Apply a nourishing mask
For well hydrated hair, apply a homemade nourishing mask and leave it on for several hours or even overnight.
Here are 3 homemade recipes for soft and shiny hair:
🍯 Honey and olive oil mask
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- 6 tablespoons lukewarm water
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon organic lemon (optional)
Olive oil is an excellent natural product to combat dry hair. This vegetable oil will deeply nourish your hair, but also restore shine. Honey is renowned for its regenerative properties. It has a strong nutritive and repairing power, its action will allow you to find stronger and silkier hair.
🥥 Mask with aloe vera and coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons organic aloe vera gel
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
Aloe vera is particularly recommended for dry and weakened hair. The regenerating qualities of aloe vera revive the shine of the hair. Coconut oil, thanks to its richness in lauric acid, will deeply nourish your hair and bring it shine. This treatment will bring them tone and suppleness.
🥑 Avocado and Egg Mask
- 1 avocado
- 1 egg yolk
Both moisturizing and nourishing, the avocado contains vitamins (A, E, B6 and C), as well as essential fatty acids. Result: shiny, deeply hydrated and toned hair! The egg is rich in good fats and proteins, which makes it a magic ingredient to repair dry and brittle hair.
For each mask, mix all the ingredients in a bowl until you get a smooth paste. Apply to dry hair, avoiding getting it on your roots, it would make them greasy. Leave on for at least 1 hour, you can keep the mask on overnight if you wish.
By applying all our tips, your hair will stay healthy all summer long!