As the warm and humid weather finally approaches (somewhat), it is time to arm your beauty cabinet with three hair essentials for optimal hair care in the spring/summer. These three beauty products will keep your hair smelling fresh and feeling clean, control frizz and protect against hair color fade.
The calendar does say April, however Long Island feels like early March as of late. However, the moment has arrived to clean out your beauty drawers and prepare for the warmer seasons. This means hair too.
The elements affect hair color. God forbid you use a box from a pharmacy, but if you do, these hair dyes fade much more rapidly than their professional counterparts. Salon services are costly, however last longer and are healthier for the hair due to a better quality of ingredients. Keep your hair investment lasting with cleansing conditioners. The list features two highly recommended products that lessen washing, protect hair color, provide intense shine, add body, and condition the hair.
Dry shampoo should be a part of everyone’s arsenal year round to eliminate frequent washings. However, Pureology also has dry conditioner that restores shine and softness as it manages frizz and static
.Long Island summers bring humid conditions, especially in August. If you are prone to frizz, Redken has developed an entire line of spring/summer hair care to combat unruly hair.
Spring/summer hair care: cleansing conditioners
Although nothing could remove hair color except salon lightening formulas, frequent washing, chlorine and the sun will fade hair dye. Preserve your salon service and the integrity of your hair with these two favorite cleansing conditioners.
Keracolor Clenditioner neutralizes the chlorine found in tap water, protecting the hair and saving the color. Clenditioner is designed for all hair types and has two-types of Leave-In Conditioner, which are Keratin-based at a pH of 4.5 that seals the cuticle for a healthy shine. The summer hair care is available at LoxaBeauty.com.
Matrix Biolage Cleansing Conditioner is available for fine, medium, coarse and curly hair types. The shine left behind is truly incredible. This summer hair care smells like acai berry, and contains no sulfates, parabens or silicones. Additional leave-in treatments and styling aids are available at fine salons that sell Matrix products.
Spring/summer hair care: dry shampoo and conditioner
Every beauty arsenal must contain dry shampoo. It is perfect for the gym and extending the life of a blowout. It also assists in color preservation because it refreshes the hair without the use of shampoo and water. Washing every day is just not recommended.
The infographic from Pureology offers 10 ways to freshen your style using the hair care brand’s Fresh Approach Dry Shampoo and Condition. The summer hair care is ideal for all hair types and features “a combination of Pure Minerals and Pureology’s exclusive AntiFade Complex,” which manages frizz, static and adds shine and softness,
Spring/summer hair care: Frizz Dismiss
Ask a Long Island woman what her number one hair concern in the summer is and she is sure to say, “frizz.” Redken has created a hair care collection to combat this dreaded hair issue. Frizz Dismiss delivers up to “82 percent less frizz after one use of the Sulfate-Free Shampoo, Conditioner and FPF 30 Instant Deflate after 24 hours.”
Redken developed the first-ever “professional scale” to determine your Frizz Protection Factor (FPF), the level of protection you need based upon hair type and humidity level. The attached chart could help you determine your FPF.
Frizz Dismiss also features Redken’s new Humidity Resist Complex, a “breakthrough technology created in Brazil, which contains a combination of Aquatoril, a molecule that repels humidity and locks in moisture, and Brazilian Pracaxi Oil that smoothes, nourishes and strengthens hair for lasting manageability and frizz control.” The hair care collection is a sulfate and sodium chloride-free cleansing system, and perfectly safe for chemically straightened hair. With a full product line from shampoo to conditioner to finishing sheets and styling aids, Redken’s Frizz Dismiss has Long Island lovelies’ hair covered this summer.