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Caring For Your Hair And Skin This Summer

Aug 26, 2007
Summer is the season when you will require to battle with sun's heat, dry air and dirt to protect your skin and hair against its harmful effects. You will require planning out how you are going to take care of your hair and skin by knowing more about the products you use.

Summer will take away all the moisture from your hair and skin and leave it looking dry, grimy as well as lifeless and frizzy. Therefore you will require protecting your hair with ample of moisturizing shampoos, that will protect your hair. Before buying a product it would be better if you read about each product, products with SPF, these are especially good for protecting your hair.

The sweat and dry winds will leave lot of grime in your hair, you will require to wash your hair regularly to clean grime. Too much washing can be damaging for cuticles of your hair, so ensure that you do not use rinse away shampoo and hair conditioner, instead use a leave in conditioner, which is designed to provide moisture and nutrition to your hair.

Ideally you can protect your hair during the summers by wearing a hair protecting gear, wear a light scarf or a cap whenever you go out in the sun, this can be natural hair care, the cap will protect direct sunlight on your hair and will protect you from harmful effects of direct sunlight.

Skin too, requires special care during summers; skin secretes too much sweat and becomes sticky during summer. Sweating makes it lose its moisture and therefore, skin is at a danger of looking damaged and chapped at the end of winter. Summer skin care involves most initially, keeping skin clean, ensure that you are washing your face at least 3-4 times during the day. For overall skin care you should bathe at least twice a day.

Try applying non-greasy moisturizers during the day and before sleeping at night to replenish all the moisture that your skin keeps on losing during the hot season. you should use those creams and lotions that have ample of SPF in these, SPF protects your skin against sun damage and retains its moisture and health. SOF also protects against skin darkening during the summer months.

While going on beach or for an outing make sure that you are carrying a hat or a cap with you for protecting your hair, you should also ensure that you have applied enough skin protection cream to protect your skin against sun damage.

You should also introduce summer diet in your food, eat all foods rich in sources of natural water, like cucumbers, watermelon and other juicy fruits, also try to drink lots of water whenever you feel thirsty instead of having juices, juices might end up adding calories whereas water will not add as many calories, water will also keep your skin hydrated and produce enough sweat to keep skin naturally moisturized.

Skin care during summer is vital to protect your skin from drying, chapping, wrinkling, etc. Hair too can start looking dull and lifeless during summer so planning out hair and skin protection would be the best thing to do.
About the Author
Kevin Pederson, a regular writer for hair and skin care offers loads of hair and skincare tips to feel and look great this summer. A season when you will require to battle with sun's heat, dry air and dirt to protect your skin and hair against its harmful effects.
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