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Methods of hair care in the summer

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The summer season is the season for going out and out of the house to enjoy beautiful times, but at the same time it is a season in which more care must be provided for hair, just as the burning sun rays contribute to a lot of damage to the skin, it causes the same thing to the hair. Exposure to sunlight will make hair dry, dull, weak and highly split ends. In addition to this, frequent sweating and the presence of dust and dirt in the summer season exacerbate the problems that may suffer from hair, such as: dandruff, wrinkling and hair loss, and for this reason it is very necessary to increase the focus on hair care and take good care of it in this severe season. In this article, an explanation of many methods of hair care in the summer. [1]

Methods of hair care in the summer

There are many things that must be followed in the summer to care for hair and protect it from many of the problems that may be experienced during that season, and in the following points some of them are mentioned: [1]

Drink plenty of water.

Healthy and balanced eating : Eat foods rich in omega-3 fatty acid, iron, vitamin C, protein, zinc, and vitamin A.

Covering hair : by using a scarf or a hat to protect it from harmful UV rays in the sun and to keep moisture in it. Do not tie the hair tight: the hair should be lifted comfortably and loose.

Comb the hair with a wide toothed comb: instead of a brush. Washing hair with a mild shampoo: it is always preferable to dilute it with water in equal quantities.

Avoid washing the hair daily: hair should be washed only once every two days. Cutting the ends of the hair: the ends of the hair must be cut regularly to prevent split ends.

Apply oil to hair: use natural hair oils twice a week to give it health and shine.

Doing exercise daily: One of these exercises is yoga or walking because it helps to stimulate blood circulation, which in turn contributes to improving the health of hair and the entire body.

Moistening the hair before going to swim: This is to reduce its absorption of Chlorine.

Avoid exposing hair to heat: Avoid using excessively hot styling tools.

Avoid drying hair with a dryer.

Avoid hair treatments in this chapter: whether straightening or curling hair or other treatments and postponing them all for another time.

Avoid eating some foods: these foods include refined flour, fried foods, and foods that contain sugar in large quantities, as well as processed and quick-prepared foods.

Food that helps hair care in the summer

There are many foods and foods important for hair care and keeping it strong, healthy and beautiful during the summer. On the following points some of them are mentioned: [2]

Fatty fish.

Red sweet pepper.



Avocado oil.


the Garlic.



pumpkin seeds.

Green cabbage.

Hemp plant.




Natural recipes for hair care

There are many natural recipes that can be applied at home to care for hair and protect it from problems that may be experienced during the summer. Some of them are mentioned below: [3]

Avocado with vitamin E

Most cosmetic products contain avocado; This is because it contains many beneficial elements such as vitamin A, E and D. Most studies have shown that vitamin E is an anti-oxidant which helps to slow skin aging and make it more firm and radiant. As for hair, Vitamin E makes it smoother and more vibrant, and essential oils moisturize and smooth the hair wonderfully. The following is an explanation of how to prepare this recipe: [3]

the ingredients:

Amount of avocado.

Half a teaspoon of vitamin E oil.

A teaspoon of an essential oil, such as: jojob oil, olive oil, almond oil, or coconut oil.

How to prepare:

Avocado is cut and the seeds extracted.

The rest of the ingredients are added to the avocado and then all placed in an electric mixer and mixed well.

The mixture is applied over all hairs from roots to ends.

Leave the mixture on the hair for ten to fifteen minutes, then wash as usual.

olive oil

Olive oil has many anti-oxidant properties, and when applied to hair it increases its health and the health of the scalp , and also works to add luster and shine to the hair and softness. In addition to this, olive oil has antibacterial properties that help get rid of dandruff and lice that the hair may suffer from. The following is an explanation of how to prepare this recipe: [3]

* Ingredients:

Two eggs.

Tablespoon of olive oil.

Tablespoon of lemon juice .

How to prepare:

All ingredients mentioned are mixed together well.

The mixture is placed on the hair and left on for 30 minutes, preferably to cover the head with a warm towel to help absorb the nutrients of the hair.

Wash the hair with warm water and a mild shampoo.

This recipe is repeated for two weeks to get thick and shiny hair .


Honey acts as an effective natural moisturizer so it is able to moisturize the hair and scalp in a wonderful way, and also helps to soften the hair. In addition to this it contains many antioxidant properties and important nutrients to stimulate hair growth. The following is an explanation of how to prepare this recipe: [3]

the ingredients:

A quarter cup of pure honey .

Liters of clean water.

How to prepare:

The mentioned ingredients are mixed well together.

The hair is washed with this mixture and then covered with a shower cap.

Leave the mixture on the hair for 30 minutes.

Wash the hair with water first, then shampoo and conditioner as usual. 

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