Laying out by the beach and soaking in the sun’s rays poolside may be great for your tan, but not so great on your hair.
We’ve got your head covered with these five tips from Serge Normant at John Frieda Salon’s master colorist Kari Hill to keep your colored hair looking fabulous all sun-shiny summer long.
1. UV Protection
When protecting your skin from the sun’s rays, don’t forget your hair as well. UV protection for color treated hair can be found in sprays, shampoos and conditioners. Spray UV protection on hair and slick back in a chic ponytail or bun. This will also protect your scalp.
2. Pre-pool Rinse
Before jumping into the pool, wet your color treated hair with bottled water to dilute the harsh chemicals in the chlorine. If at the beach, leave in conditioners with an SPF will protect from color fading and damage, as well as supplement as a nice treatment.
3. Rinse After You Dip
The pool’s chemicals and salt water can turn the most beautiful blonde highlights brassy or green in tone. Make sure to rinse your hair as soon as you exit the water and then follow up with a color-care shampoo and conditioner.
4. Deep Conditioning
The sun’s rays, chlorine, salt, etc. can damage the hair resulting in dull and dry hair color (especially hair that has been color treated). Consequently, after sun exposure, one should deep condition hair and leave on for at least 5 – 15 minutes before rinsing.
5. Ask the Professional
Be sure to ask your colorist for their tips and advice on what products they suggest. Lastly, there is always the cool, chic hat option.
About Kari Hill
Celebrity colorist Kari Hill is a Senior Hair Colorist at Serge Normant at John Frieda Salon in Los Angeles. Her career has encompassed 15 years of experience with many influential stylists in the industry including Serge Normant, Chris McMillan, Art Luna, Frederic Fekkai, Enzo Angileri, Andy LeCompte, and Sally Hershberger.
Hill has been documented for her work on celebrities such as Julia Roberts, Charlize Theron, Renee Zellweger, Lisa Kudrow and Zooey Deschanel.
About Serge Normant at John Frieda
The Serge Normant at John Frieda salon is famed for their world-class staff, beautiful design and celebrity clientele. The beautiful LA location, located at 8440 Melrose Place in West Hollywood, CA offers renowned services, experienced stylists and accomplished colorists in a chic yet comfortable atmosphere.
Serge Normant is undeniably one of the leading hairstylists in the fashion industry today, with a resume boasting regular bookings for covers of Harper's Bazaar, W, Allure and Vogue. Visit www.sergenormantjohnfrieda.com for more information.
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