June 25, 2018

 Let's face it, summertime fun can wreak havoc on our hair and leave it dry, brittle, and damaged. Curly hair needs EXTRA protection from sun damage, chlorine, and salt water. Follow these easy steps to care for your curls when you head out to the beach or take a dip in the pool!

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SUN PROTECTION

  • Keep your hair super moisturized by using the LOC Method.
  • Wear that fabulous sun hat to limit exposure to the sun.
  • Apply these natural oils as a sun screen for your hair and skin: Shea Butter & Coconut Oil both SPF 4-6, Red raspberry Seed Oil & Carrot Seed Oil both SPF 25. 
  • Aloe Vera gel has know benefits of after sun soothing for sun burn, but also for sun protection benefits. 

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CHLORINE & SALT WATER PROTECTION

BEFORE YOU SWIM:
  • Spray your hair with water 
  • Apply a leave-in conditioner OR a deep conditioner to your curls
  • Tie your hair in a ponytail, a bun, or braids 

AFTER YOUR SWIM

  • Use a clarifying shampoo
  • Deep condition
  • Style using LOC Method and air dry or defuse on a low temperature

 

KEY WORD IS **MOISTURE**

Keeping your hair moisturized is the best way to avoid damage from the sun. Preventing exposure to chlorine, salt water, and direct sun damage by following the easy steps outlined will keep your curls moisturized and damage free. 

Check out our infographic on Pintrest!

 ENJOY YOUR SUMMER!

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