How Does Weather Influence Hair

Weather conditions affect hair the most. There are days, when no matter how much you try to take care of your hair, it tends to go out of its natural way to becoming more frizzy. Humidity in the atmosphere sometimes also worsens the hair condition. Your hair will be frizzy and unmanageable on very dry days, when the atmosphere around you has very less humidity. On other days, when humidity is high, your hair generally tends to curl more.

How Humidity Effects Hair

Humidity makes the hair frizzy and unmanageable. It can also make the hair puff, curl, to loose moisture and shine, and make it look dull and lifeless. The reason behind this is that on a highly humid day, hair soaks up the moisture from the atmosphere and swells up making it bend awkwardly, which makes it frizzy and unmanageable. Most of us use driers and straightening irons to smoothen out the curls in an attempt to make our hair more manageable on such days, but the effect of over-heating or drying is worse than the frizz itself. It makes the hair very dry and lose out on the essential oils which add to the frizz. Also, the hair becomes more porous leading to long term damage.

Tips To Manage Hair in High-Humidity Conditions

During tropical seasons and summer afternoons the best way to manage frizz is to wash your hair and use a suitable conditioner, which preferably contains less amounts of humectants. Most importantly avoid using hair driers, and essentially anything which can potentially damage your hair.

How Low-Humidity Effects Hair

On extremely low-humid days, such as a dry winter evening or a very hot and arid day, the hair tends to behave differently. Bad weather conditions along with blowing wind can be a total disaster for your hair and a potential hairdressing business. Dry blowing wind rips off all the moisture from your hair, where static starts building up making your hair unbelievably frizzy and dry. Most of the hair loss happens during such weather conditions as your hair becomes brittle due to the dryness.

Tips to Manage Hair in Low-Humidity Conditions

If you are beginning to learn hairdressing, you should know that traditional humectants in conditioners can not do much good when it comes to dry frizz. Humectants work by absorbing atmospheric humidity to moisture hair, but when there is not much in the atmosphere to attract, they will not work well. The only savior is effective oil or a conditioner which is able to provide the moisture back to your hair. If you are interested to pursue a career in hairdressing, it is very important that you learn a few tricks to manage hair on bad hair days.

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