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4 Tips To Beat The Summer Frizz: Tips And Tricks

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While my scuffle with frizz transcends every seasonal time frame — its insuppressible state in summer has me on my wits’ ends. Like braving the scorching sun (that refuses us even a moment of respite) in the dead of summer wasn’t enough, I am also perpetually troubled about the unruly mess sitting atop. If you are in the same boat, I have some good news — some tried and tested tips that have helped me circumvent the frizz. That’s right! Summer frizz, albeit troubling, can be combated with some easy-peasy tips. From administering ample hydration for the shafts to weekly masking rituals, I am bringing you an exhaustive guide to beat frizzy hair in summer. But before we start, it is important to understand the ground for summer frizz.

What Are The Causes Of Summer Frizz?

While there are numerous causes of frizzy hair, summer frizz (in particular) stems from overbearing weather conditions. For the unversed, your hair tends to get exceptionally parched during summer, drawing every morsel of moisture from the atmosphere to its cuticles. This leads to the hair swelling up, a.k.a frizz.

How To Treat Frizzy Hair

You can prevent frizzy hair during summer by undertaking the following measures. Scroll further, and make sure to make notes!

1. Overwashing Your Hair Is a Big No

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Excessive perspiration during summer tends to make your hair greasy and stiff (greasy hair gang- holla back at me)! This inconvenience leads you to wash your hair repeatedly throughout the week. While a biweekly (or even triweekly) cleanse-condition ritual is integral for maintaining fresh tresses and a gunk-devoid scalp — overwashing can inflict irreversible damage on the hair. Excessive washing strips the hair of its natural oils, and dries it out, making it prone to summer frizz. This is why it is recommended to schedule wash days four times a week, tops.

2. Nourish and Condition To Fortify Your Hair Cuticles

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Marred hair cuticles are more susceptible to frizz. This is why it is integral to incorporate a nourishing & hydrating conditioner into the hair wash regimen – one that reverses damage and seals moisture into the hair cuticles - making the shafts healthy and smooth-looking

3. Use A Microfiber Towel And Satin Pillowcases

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Using a regular towel for drying, post a hair wash can take a toll on fragile stands-causing friction and lead to breakage and frizz. To combat frizz from the get-go, try using a microfiber towel that effectively draws plentiful water from the stands and makes them smooth. If you are someone who grapples with a chronic case of breakage and frizz, try switching your regular pillowcases with the satin variety. This will considerably diminish episodes of tangled strands and hence ensure less frizz.

4. Use A Serum That Doubles As A Heat Protectant

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To further fortify your combative strategy to defeat summer frizz, coat a layer of hair serum on damp tresses after a wash. Infused with silicone, these potent formulations form a proactive layer over the fiber and aid in smoothening the frizz. I recommend a variety that doubles as a heat protectant and doesn’t fry your hair.

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