Product buildup can cause highlights to lose their luster, says Kyle White, the lead stylist at Oscar Blandi salon, in New York City. His homemade remedy?
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When there’s no time to style your hair or it’s simply too hot to wear your hair down, a quick ponytail is a girl’s best friend. Though it’s hard to really mess up a ponytail (just throw your hair up and go!), a limp ponytail can look lazy and unkempt.
The summer may be the best time to enjoy the great outdoors, but all that fun in the sun can do a number on your locks. To prevent the sun and chlorine from damaging your hair, follow two smart tips from celebrity hairstylist Kristan Serafino:
Product buildup can cause highlights to lose their shine. To prevent that sad result from happening to you, follow the advice of Kyle White, the lead stylist at the Oscar Blandi salon, in New York City.
If the humidity is taking a toll on your hair and you don’t have any anti-frizz serum on hand (see the best anti-frizz products), tackle the frizz by applying a few drops of a light lotion (a cream is too heavy) to your palms and smooth them over the top of your hair.
It’s tempting to hit the snooze button a few times, hop in the shower, and then quickly blow-dry your soaking wet tresses before running out the door, but you could be causing damage to otherwise healthy hair. Wet hair not only takes longer to style, but dripping locks are more elastic and, therefore, more prone to breakage from the tug of the brush.
If you are rough on your hair—dyeing, straightening, and more—you might tend to see broken strands. One step to prevent that without having to give up your complete styling routine is to start combing out your hair before you get in the shower. This will help undo any knots that might be made worse by shampooing. Then once you are out […]