Whether you’re sporting your natural hair or a fabulous hairpiece or wig, you need to take the steps to protect your hair while vacationing on a relaxing beach, or any other place with warmer weather.
The sun can do some great things for your body – it can boost Vitamin D production and increase your mood-lifting serotonin levels, just to name a few of its benefits. However, too much sun can wreak havoc, so it’s important to take precautions while you’re enjoying Spring break.
Here’s how to protect your hair...
- Get sunscreen for your hair: There are products on the market that are specifically for blocking harmful UV rays from your hair strands. You apply them onto your hair, whether it’s natural or synthetic. Synthetic hair does not have the natural oils to protect and repair hair, so adding a serum is necessary for those who want to extend the life of their synthetic hair pieces.
- Wear hats: Don’t believe the rumors – hats don't cause hair loss. In fact, wearing a hat could prevent hair loss by protecting your scalp from the sun, which can cause your scalp to dry, flake, and be prone to skin diseases like cancer. When selecting a hat, choose one with a large rim so that it also protects your face and neck from the sun.
- Pack the wigs you don’t care too much about: Because almost anything can happen while traveling, and the beach is a damaging place for hair, we don’t suggest bringing your best and most expensive hair pieces on your spring vacation. You also might decide to jump in the water, and depending on what your synthetic hair the piece is made of, the ocean’s salt content might not be kind to it. Choose a wig that you can travel with easily, and that you don’t mind getting wet.
Need a new hairpiece or wig before taking off? Make sure to stop by one of our two Los Angeles hair restoration studios and browse our selection. Our stylists can help you find the best one to suit your needs and budget.
Schedule your free hair and scalp consultation now online, or call us at our Los Angeles (310-477-2320) or Woodland Hills (818-999-9952) location.