Humidity is SO not a girl’s best friend. When it comes to heat, we often dread what will happen to our makeup but what about our hair?
Humidity in extreme temperatures has the power to turn the most sculpted hairstyle into a flat dud. Planning on traveling to humid temperatures or even relocating? Then you’ll want to make sure you know how to style your hair so that it works with the weather instead of against it – your tresses will thank you!
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In case you weren’t aware, humidity is a major enemy when it comes to hair. Even just a few minutes in humid weather can turn any hair type into the ugliest version of itself. For example, exposing straight hair to humidity results in limp, flat hair that tends to stick to the scalp like a second skin.
Curly hair types in humid weather transform into a huge, frizzy mess as if each strand of hair is trying to run away. The bottom line: it ain’t pretty. So what is the solution? While you can’t change the weather, you can teach your hair to adapt to its new environment. This means finding suitable hairstyles that work with the humidity.
The easiest hairstyle to pull on in humid weather is a ponytail. Don’t want to sport a boring style? These days ponytails are anything but boring. You can wear a ponytail high for a voluminous effect or low for a sleeker style. Pair it with fringe bangs or create a side part and wear your long bangs in a sexy, sweeping style that goes across your forehead and tucked behind your ear.
Dress it up with hair accessories or tease it up for a wild look. Women that want to wear their hair down with no worries should look into getting a long layered cut. This popular hairstyle works well with humidity because it is less prone to becoming frizzy. This style is ideal for straight hair. To keep your long, layered tresses in place, you’ll want to purchase a hair product that contains anti-frizz properties and anti-humectants, which are specially formulated to fight humidity.
This same hair type can also benefit from braiding their hair before going out in humid weather. Braids keep each strand in place and prevent frizzy or limp hair. There are tons of braided hairstyles available, which can be found online. You can choose braids that are sexy and sleek or funky and fun.
Women with shorter hair will have the toughest time making their hairstyle work with the humid weather. Because there is less hair to work with, chances are you may not be able to pull your hair back into a ponytail. However, you can try a textured cut that works for your hair length that will cut down on frizz when outdoors.
Another possible solution is to purchase hair care products that are designed to tackle humidity while keeping your tresses in place. Check out hair care products with voluminizing formulas. Also, add a reliable holding spray that contains voluminizing ingredients and anti-humectants as well as a serum that contains silicone to smooth tresses down and fight frizz.
However, it is important that you avoid putting too many products into your hair at once. Excess residue from hair care products attracts humidity and can cause your hair to fall flat fast. So only use your hair care products as needed.