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11 Tips for Summer Hair Care

Updated on December 19, 2014

Summer time’s here! The months are bound to be harsh on your body, when the temperature is blazing high and all you want to do is sit at home and cool yourself down with jugs of cold water, showers and air-conditioning. And it doesn’t help that television shows you advertisements for products that promise to leave you slim, with fair skin, and silky smooth hair when you are exactly the opposite due to the summer heat.

Tips for Summer Hair Care
Tips for Summer Hair Care

11 Tips for Summer Hair Care

Hydrate: Just like your body, your hair also needs to be hydrated constantly. And especially in the summer months, you need to drink plenty of water and fresh juices to keep your hair from becoming dry and brittle.

Shine: To keep from losing the lustre and shine from your hair during summer, make sure you eat fruits like watermelon, melons, cucumber and drink plenty of nimbupani and coconut water. They will help keep your hair shiny because of their high water content.

Shield: The sun’s rays are harsh on your hair, just like they are on your skin but unlike the skin you don’t feel it on your hair and so tend to ignore protecting your hair from sunlight.

Use an umbrella or a cap whenever you go out into the sun to keep your hair protected from the harsh sun-rays.

Massage: Another reason for unhealthy hair is your body heat. So make sure you massage your hair with coconut oil as this keeps your head cool in summers.

Conditioner: Henna too is considered a good conditioner during the summer months. You can mix it with a little bit of curd and apply it as a hair pack and leave it on for 30 to 40 minutes before washing it off.

Shampoo: If your hair gets oily quickly, make sure you shampoo frequently and use lemon based shampoos in the summer mont

Towel Dry: After you wash your hair, avoid using hair dryers or straighteners on your hair as much as possible. Towel dry your hair or simply leave it to dry naturally. Excessive blow-drying depletes the hair of its natural moisture further.

Fried Food: Believe it or not, but what you eat makes a huge impact on your hair and so avoid fried foods and excessive spices in your meals. Try and eat a balanced diet

Exercise: Healthy body equals healthy hair. So make sure you indulge in a regular exercise regimen.

Hair Masks: If your hair is dry and getting further dry during thesummers, you should use hair masks made out of banana and honey or apply curd or egg to condition and moisturize your hair.

Cooling: Multanimitti or fuller’s earth paste with water is also a good cooling mask for your hair in the summers.

Don’t ignore your hair anymore. Saying you don’t have time is not an excuse –it’s just you being lazy. Plan your day in advance and make time for personal care. Now that you know what to do - do it!


1. Take 5 to 10 leaves of hibiscus plant leaves, and coconut oil and boil for 5 to 10 minutes. After boiling, wait up to oil get cool. After cooling apply to your hair and stay for 24 hours with oily hair. Then wash your hairs with warm water, your hairs become very shine and silky.

2. To get silky and shine hair, apply coconut oil to your hair before applying red or black henna to your hairs.

3. Monthly twice wash your hairs with Soap nuts.


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      sriramapriya 4 years ago from India

      Thank you DexisView am glad you liked it

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      Dexi 4 years ago from New England

      Great tips for summer hair :)