While sunshine can do wonders for our bodies and minds, being out in the sun a lot can lighten our hair color. If you have lighter hair or beautiful balayage, this might not be much of a problem. But for some of us that want to preserve our color as it is, the sun may complicate things a bit. For those with colored hair, maintaining a salon-perfect hue means taking a few extra steps in our daily routine to ensure that color lasts and stays vibrant–here are a few accessories that will help your lovely locks from fading this summer.
Sun hats are great way to protect your color from the sun. Fashion icons like Audrey Hepburn and Brigitte Bardot have sported the sun hat throughout the decades, giving it a sexy and glamorous look. Sun hats come in a variety of sizes and shapes, which means finding one that best suits your personal style can be a fun fashion adventure! You may find that a wider brim matches your vivacious personality, or that a fedora style hat leaves you feeling cute and trendy. No matter what style you choose, you can rest assured that you will look great and your hair will have some extra protection on sunny days.
Hair scarves are a fun and versatile way to to preserve color treated hair and hide bad hair days, too! Hair scarves come in all kinds of colors, styles, and patterns and can be worn in so many different ways. If you want a little extra protection from the sun but the temperature is just too hot for a hat, toss your hair up into a messy bun and wrap a scarf around your head.
Parasols are such a fun and unique accessory to shield you hair. They can make a bold statement or they can be flirtatious addition to an outfit. Whether you are taking a stroll through the park, making your way through an outdoor festival, or hanging out with friends at a backyard barbecue, a parasol is a great way to give your color the full coverage protection it may need. But be warned, once you debut your parasol everyone may ask you where they can get one, too!