June 5, 2017

4 Tips for Healthy, Hydrated Hair

Now that summer is unofficially here in LA, it’s time for an update in haircare. Dry air is no good for hair, so here are my 4 tips on how to keep your hair healthy and hydrated for all the poolside photos this season.
1. Shop for Sulfate-Free 
Hair Care Products
Sulfates are detergents that lather and can strip your scalp of essential oils. If you have colored hair, sulfate-free products are a great option, as they provide a more gentle cleanse that won’t strip the color. . I’ve been shopping Sulfate-Free shampoos for a decade now and I’ve never looked back to the dry hair I had in high school. Right now, I’m loving Hair Food’s Hair Milk Shampoo + Conditioner infused with Jasmine and Vanilla fragrance. It’s gentle and free of sulfates, parabens and minerals, and the shampoo is also silicone-free. The duo leaves my hair soft and silky with a hint of delicate Jasmine aroma (my ultimate favorite, you know). Plus, I’m thrilled that the hair care industry is embracing sulfate-free formulas more and more. Ten years ago, you could only find a couple specialty brands with sulfate-free shampoo at high prices. Hair Food is under $10 and is found at Target! The road to healthy hair is so easy and affordable.



2. Snack on Omega—3s
Omega 3 fatty acids add strength, shine, and luster to your hair, while keeping your scalp super healthy. I freely indulge on snacks heavy with Omega—3s, including avocados, hummus, and walnuts all week long. A little dash of honey and salt on an avocado half is delicious!
3. Treat with Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil is the one thing that nearly always comes to the rescue. For dry hair, it’s a god-send because of its ability to penetrate the hair shaft and treat from within. There’s a ton of different coconut oil mask recipes combined with honey, lemon, avocados, and more, but I like to keep it simple. Once or twice a week, I slather 2 tbsp of coconut oil all over my hair, making sure the strands and scalp are covered. I put my hair in a bun or shower cap and leave it for at least an hour before washing my hair with Hair Food. It also doesn’t hurt to eat a spoonful of coconut oil a few times a week or daily, as I do.






4. Indulge with Jasmine Tea
I drink jasmine tea every single morning, but once a week I brew a cup to put into a spray bottle and keep it in the fridge. The jasmine tea spray becomes my go-to for a quick face and hair mist –especially on hot days. It leaves a beautiful, subtle jasmine fragrance and refreshes your hair in-between washes.

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Thank you to Simply Stylist and Hair Food for partnering with me on this post!



4 comments:

  1. Great tips! Thanks hun!

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  2. I really love that tip for creating a Jasmine mist. I always spend a fortune on jasmine essential oil, however the green tea and jasmine tea is genius. Green tea has some astringent qualities too which are good for tightening pores in summer :)

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