Curly Hair Care Tips For Humid Weather

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Humidity is often considered your curls worst enemy. When the air gets damp and muggy, your curly hair can become a little unmanageable, and you end up experiencing a range of problems from breakage to dryness to a halo of flyaways.

Fortunately, there are ways to manage your curly hair during humid weather. Here are a few curly hair care tips that will seamlessly take you through the humid months so you can enjoy the breeze, the sunshine, the pool and everything else that summer offers.

#1. Focus on Moisture

As the weather gets humid, change your hair care products from shampoo to conditioner to leave-in treatments, finishing products and styling aids and opt for ones that are rich in moisture. For thick or heavy curly hair, hair care products containing coconut oil or shea butter make the right choice. For thin curls, go for products without heavy oils. Plus, keeping yourself hydrated is also the key!

#2. Protect Your Curly Hair Before Sun Exposure

Don’t forget to use a leave-in conditioner or hydrating styling products before you head out in the sun, as it can help keep your hair from drying out while helping you maintain your hairstyle.

#3. Modify Your Hair Wash Schedule

As you start using hair care products with heavy moisturizing, that doesn’t mean you need to wash your hair more frequently. Instead, it is a better idea to reduce the frequency of shampooing as it can strip natural oils and leave your hair dry and brittle.

#4. Go for Deep Conditioning

Deep conditioning provides moisture and shine to all curly hair types and reduces the risk of damage, frizz and dryness.

#5. Nourish Your Curls From Within

As the weather gets warm and humid, don’t forget to add a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet. You can also try including haircare supplements in your diet that can help you keep your locks healthier from the inside.

Try these hair care tips and enjoy the hot and humid summers without worrying about your curls.

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