6 Tips to Prevent Sun Damaged Hair

Dealing with sun damage can be frustrating, but incorporating several effective strategies can help revive and rejuvenate your hair. Here’s how you can help your hair recover, along with our best products for the job!

1. Restore Moisture to Your Hair

Hydration is crucial for reviving sun-damaged hair. By avoiding overwashing and using the right products and treatments, you can repair, strengthen, and protect your hair from future damage. Opt for moisturizing shampoos and restorative conditioners like our Healing Moisture Tamanu Cream Shampoo and Healing Moisture Kukui Nut Conditioner to hydrate and restore vitality to your hair. Incorporate a rich hair masque like our Healing Moisture Moi Moi Hair Masque into your routine to deeply penetrate the hair and repair it from within. Regular use of such treatments can leave your hair softer, shinier, and more resilient.

2. Visit the Salon

A professional touch can provide considerable relief from sun damage. Regular trims can help get rid of split ends, and if you’re growing your hair out, micro trims might be a viable alternative. Avoid treatments that lighten your hair color, as these can compound the effects of sun damage. Consider a salon-grade hair gloss treatment to restore shine, smooth your hair, and seal the ends for a healthier look. Find a L'ANZA salon near you!

3. Take a Break from Heat Styling

High heat can add to the stress your hair is already experiencing. If possible, allow your hair some rest from hot styling tools. Iron curlers and flat irons can weaken your hair’s outer layer and leave it more susceptible to UV rays. If heat styling is necessary, always apply a heat protectant like our Healing Style Thermal Defense Spray for an extra layer of defense.

4. Prioritize Scalp Health

A healthy scalp means healthier hair. Maintaining good scalp health can help your hair grow stronger and more resilient. Regular scalp massages can increase blood flow and expedite the repair process; a gentle massage during shampooing, using circular motions, can work wonders. Be careful not to disturb the roots of your hair. Consider using our Healing Remedy Scalp Balancing Shampoo to detoxify and rebalance your scalp, and add nourishing oils to your haircare regimen for additional scalp health benefits.

5. Brush with a Wide-Tooth Comb

This simple, often overlooked tool can be a game-changer in preventing hair breakage. Wide-tooth combs are adept at removing tangles without putting undue stress on your hair. Remember to brush gently and avoid over-brushing to maintain hair health.

6. Apply UV Protection

Products specially designed to shield hair from UV rays can offer other benefits like volume enhancement, shine, and frizz control. Consider integrating UV-protective products like our Keratin Healing Oil Hair Treatment into your regimen. This treatment not only offers UV protection but also deeply nourishes and adds brilliant shine to your hair.

Understanding the effects of sun damage is crucial for maintaining healthy, vibrant hair year-round. Without proper care, the sun can leave your hair dry, brittle, and dull. By using our scientifically-formulated products and following these expert tips, you can repair and protect your hair from sun damage. Every step counts towards keeping your hair healthy and beautiful, no matter the season.

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