Days spent swimming and sunning by the pool is part of luxurious lazy summer days. It's the perfect time to catch up on novel and magazine reading, but the chlorine, sun and salt water can take a dramatic toll on your hair. Be sure to protect your hair with sunscreen before and condition after your dip in the pool or day at the beach.
We've found some after sun haircare products to make summertime maintenance all that more enjoyable. Lenore Greyl's Huile de Palme combats against the damaging effects of sun, seawater and chlorinated pool water. To restore damaged ends simply apply for 10 minutes up to overnight and then re-apply after four trips to the pool.
Barex's Sun Essential Hair and Body Shampoo chlorine, sand, salt and sun creams while infusing pro-Vitamin B5, Carotene and Meadowfoam Oil for optimal hydration and at the same time softening skin and hair.
Fresh's Pomegranate conditioner moisturizes while adding body and protecting hair from the sun's elements, to be used before and after poolside exposure, all summer long.
Other treatments for keeping your locks looking healthy all summer long include Ouidad Sun Shield Sun & Sport Leave-In Spray provides a shield against damaging sun, wind, salt, and chlorine and seals in moisture with UV filters. Another easy to apply spray on conditioner is the Oscar Blandi Capri Sun-Shield Spray. This product is inspired by the glamorous outdoor island lifestyle of Capri. Touting an "invisible shield" to help defend against sun and chlorine damage it also uses UV inhibitors to protect your hair color from fading.
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