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Sun, Sea & Silky Tresses – Holiday Haircare with Moroccanoil

Sun, Sea & Silky Tresses – Holiday Haircare with Moroccanoil
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If you’re counting down the days until your holiday, it’s easy to get carried away by vacation daydreams and planning your outfits. And while sunscreen might be one of the first things on your to-pack list, don’t forget your haircare essentials either.

From shampoo to styling and sun protection, here are five top tips for hair that’s ready for the ‘gram every day of your holiday, with a little help from Moroccanoil

Pre-holiday haircare prep

Keeping your hair hydrated is key to reducing sun damage, so using a deep conditioning mask or treatment in the weeks leading up to your holiday can make all the difference. The Moroccanoil Intense Hydrating Mask is a good hair day in a bottle – it hydrates hair deeply, making it manageable, soft and glossy. In fact, this mask is so quick and easy to use, you might want to take it with you for a mid-vacay boost.

Make the time to get a trim before you leave for your holiday, as it will give your hair some shape, meaning less time spent styling it and more time by the pool bar. A pre-holiday cut will also get rid of any split and dry ends, which reduces frizz and flyaways.

Use Protection

Exposure to the sun’s UV rays can be as damaging to your hair as it can be to your skin. It can also play havoc with your colour, as UV rays break down the chemical bonds present in hair dyes, causing colour-treated hair to fade. That’s why wearing a hat will not only have you feeling en vogue, your hair will thank you for it too.

As well as UV rays, pollution and heat can damage hair, so make sure you apply a protecting spray. The Moroccanoil Color Complete Protect & Prevent Spray contains sunscreen as well as antioxidants that neutralise free radicals from UV, pollution and other environmental stressors. It also protects your hair from damage while heat styling, as well as detangling hair, increasing its shine and softness with every use. Simply mist evenly throughout mid-lengths and ends on towel-dried hair, comb through and style as usual.

Rinse and Go 

Salt from the sea and chlorine from the pool can really dry your hair out. If a cap isn’t your thing, wet your hair thoroughly with clean water before swimming. Hair acts like a sponge - when you wet it, it gets saturated, which means it won’t be able to absorb the chlorinated or salty water. The colder the water, the better (sorry).

So, go ahead and don’t be afraid to get your hair wet while you’re on holiday

Cleanse and Condition

Product, grime, and dirt can really build up when you’re spending a lot of time outdoors. Add sea salt and chlorine into the mix and your hair will be ready for a good cleanse. While the heat may make it tempting to jump into the shower every evening and wash your hair, this can actually strip it of its natural oils. Instead, stick to just a rinse most days, and shampoo around twice a week instead.

Make sure you’re using a hydrating shampoo and conditioner to replenish the moisture in your hair with every wash too. The Moroccanoil Hydrating Shampoo cleanses your hair and scalp gently, conditioning hair with antioxidant-rich argan oil, Vitamins A and E and moisture-attracting red algae. The Hydrating Conditioner completes the duo, giving dehydrated hair just what it needs, leaving it smoother, more manageable and easier to style.

Beat the Heat 

It’s already hot outside, so don’t add to it with heat styling tools. If you have to blow dry your hair, use your hairdryer on a cool setting. Being on holiday might make you want to go for mermaid waves, but don’t pick up those curling tongs just yet - check out allbeauty’s article on how to get gorgeous looking curls without using heat. If you have to use heat to style your hair, use a styling product that protects your hair like the Moroccanoil® Hydrating Styling Cream which conditions, hydrates and tames frizzy hair.

It doesn’t take much extra effort to keep your locks lush during your time in the sun. Shop Moroccanoil® products at great prices on allbeauty today and get ready to jet, set, go!

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