Our Summer Hair Care Hit-List
As the heat of summer beats down on us, our scalp is the first to experience an unwanted dose of fiery warmth. The humidity and heat of the Indian summer often results in a frizzy mane and dry, split ends, that can give an undernourished, damaged look.
When it gets this hot, the average hair care routine just doesn’t cut it. We’ve got a few simple tips and tricks to keep those gorgeous strands healthy all summer.
Don’t Make The Mistake Of Over-Washing
It’s pretty easy to wash your hair a couple of times when it gets super hot outdoors. A refreshing shower at the end of a long day, followed by a cleansing massage and wash for your scalp, is a great way to keep your strands squeaky clean and rid them of all the dust and toxins of daily life. At the same time, it’s best not to over-wash your hair! Your scalp produces natural oils that are essential to the health and body of your hair, and the more you wash your tresses, the more you strip them of those natural oils.
Apply A Mild, Non-Toxic Conditioner
Whether your hair type is curly, wavy, or straight, applying a chemical-free conditioner goes a long way in ensuring that your strands remain healthy. Commercial conditioners often contain harsh toxins that lead to chemical build-up, weighing your hair down. Opt for a formula that is gentle, effective, and tames the frizz without any toxic consequences. At Arata, we have a plant-based conditioner that gives dull, damaged hair a dose of nature-derived nourishment.
Avoid Excessive Blow-Outs
The less exposure to heat, the better your hair will feel. With the fiery heat emanating down on us, it’s best to avoid flat-irons or curlers, excessive blow-dry’s, and any kind of heat-induced therapy for your scalp. Give the heat a break and go natural for a while!
Use Less Products On Your Hair
Frizz is a common by-product of the heat and humidity. If you’re in the habit of applying plenty of hair wax, gel, spray, and sculpting cream to tame your locks, we can’t stress enough to make sure your products are non-toxic and chemical-free. Today, hair styling products are laden with harsh chemicals that lead to a host of issues, from hair fall and damage to premature greying, chemical build-up, and imbalances of the scalp (not to mention excessive oil production from your skin, that can cause acne, inflammation, redness, and spots).
We recommend cutting down on toxic products, and if you really want to style your strands, go for a completely nature-derived formula that nurtures with plant-based goodness, and rinses out easily. At Arata, we create a chemical-free Hair Cream, which is light and easy to apply, and a nourishing, non-toxic Hair Gel, which contains the goodness of organic Flax Seeds and Italian Honeysuckle.Visit www.arata.in for our entire range of vegan wellness products.