Wether you are a bride to be and you decided to get married at the beach or you simply are on vacation, your hair will be exposed to the sun and salt water, and …it doesn’t really like it ! So when you protect your skin, don’t forget your hair!!!
If you don’t want to ruin your bridal hairstyle or to go back home with damaged hair, follow the simple tips below.
1 – Detangle your hair : Try to always detangle your hair, soflty using a detangling spray if necessary. Don’t pull too much, take your time starting form tip to root.
2 – Apply a spray protection before the beach : Before the sun exposition, protect your hair with a sun spray protection. You can use the one you prefer but choose it with a high sun screen SPF.
3 – Wear a hat or hair scarf : You can wear a hat to protect your hair and skin from the sun . If you prefer to tan your face you can simply wear a little hair scarf to protect only your hair. The important is to protect your scalp.
4 – More protection before swimming : If you go to the ocean or sea water your hair will be confronted to salt ! So before you go and swim, apply an oil on your hair , even if it is greasy and sticky it is essential. The majority of the product will go away when immersed so reapeat the application anytime you go and swim again.
5 – Long hair : If you have long hair it is better to braid or attach it in a gentle up do to avoid it to tangle to much .
6 – Rinse your hair : After the session at the beach, directly wash your hair with fresh water. If there is a shower at the beach, better, go and rinse the salt of your hair right after swimming. Better to let your hair down at night at home.
7 – Hair conditioner : Just after the shampoo, use an after sun conditioner, leave it 5 to 10 minutes and rinse .
8 – After sun : After washing your hair with fresh water, apply an after sun spray on your wet hair. After that it is much better if your hair dries naturally. You are on vacation , avoid the hairdryer or hair straightener.
9 – Haircut, only the ends : Back home, plan a visit to your hair salon. Try to cut your ends every 2 months, it doesn’t mean to cut a lot and change completely your hairstyle but just 1 or 2 centimeters in order to keep your hair beautiful .
10- Keratin Treatment : We all should do this treatment regularly . It is really effcient, it nourrish your hair and make it stronger and beautiful. Very good after a stay at the beach.
Your bridal hairstylist expert tips : On your wedding day, wash your hair but don’t use any product on your hair. No spray, no conditioner, no oil etc.. Especially if you are getting married in a very humid place like the Mayan Riviera Mexico, your hairstylist with use the most adapted products for your hairstyle to last as long as possible.
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