Sun damage can wreak havoc on your hair, leaving it dry and brittle. It is especially important to take care of the hair of young children, as they are extra vulnerable to the sun’s rays. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to protect your family’s hair from sun damage.
The outside cover of the hair strand, called the cuticle, can be damaged by prolonged exposure to UVA and UVB rays. To protect your family’s scalp and hair from sun damage, use topical products with sunscreen built in. Special attention should also be paid to your partings, as this area is particularly vulnerable to sun damage.
Protection of hair by physical barriers is another effective way to prevent UV damage. Wearing a hat or a chic scarf wrap when outdoors will help create a barrier between the skin and the sun’s harmful rays. As an added bonus, these items add extra style points! Additionally, you should stay away from bleaching hair as this further weakens it against environmental damage.
It is also important to include deep-conditioning products in your shower routine in order to keep hair hydrated and healthy during summertime activities like swimming or beach days. Furthermore, antioxidants in your diet can work wonders for protecting and nourishing both skin and hair from UV radiation damage – think foods rich in Vitamin C such as kiwi fruit or oranges!
Taking proper precautions with regards to protecting your family’s scalp and hair from sun damage does not have to be complicated or time consuming – just a few easy steps taken each day can make all the difference when it comes to maintaining beautiful locks year round! So don’t forget those hats and scarves before heading outside – they are more than just fashion accessories! With some TLC you can keep your family’s scalps healthy and their tresses shining bright even on sunny days ahead! Just remember: sunscreen + protective wear + deep conditioning = healthy summertime hairdos that everyone can enjoy!
P.S. Don’t miss our blog on protecting your hair from the chlorine water. It’s got a great haircare routine for swimmers.
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