Protect your hair from sun, salt and chlorine with these essential travel hair products.
There's nothing like chilly winds, snowstorms and freezing weather to inspire a warm weather getaway. Now that you have decided where to go, you're probably wondering what to pack, and more specifically, what to pack for your hair. There's nothing worse than being thousands of miles away from home and not having what you need. Here is our list of must have hair products for a warm-weather getaway.
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We all know how harmful the sun can be on our skin, and I sincerely hope that you have already packed your sunscreen because, yes, black can crack. But what you might not know is that you can protect your hair from the sun's damage too. Here are some natural sunscreens and an easy-to-make recipe.
Aloe vera gel
The gel of the aloe vera plant has been proven to contain some UV blocking properties, so to reap those benefits by using the gel as a styler.
Vitamin E and rosewater spritz
Among the many benefits of vitamin E is that it acts as an effective sunscreen for the hair. To make this spritz at home, add 1/2 teaspoon of vitamin E oil to one cup of rosewater in a spray bottle. Before exposing your locks to the sun, shake the mixture well and spritz the length of your hair focusing on your ends.
As many of us know henna, is a semi-permanent protein that binds to the hair which makes it is an excellent sunscreen. The layer that henna forms around the strands of the hair protects it from sun damage.MORE: Best Sunscreen Products for Skin & Hair