Lazy Girl’s Guide to Hairstyles to Tame Frizzy Hair
Summer provides the opportunity to opt for carefree looks and even go makeup-free. However, for many of us, our hair doesn’t want to cooperate. In fact, we have to double our efforts to ensure that the added humidity does not result in the annoying summer frizz. You might have spent hours styling your hair, but once you step out into the humidity, it instantly turns your hair into a ball of unsightly frizz.
As Barb has pointed out in her article Frizzy Hair Fixes with active use of moisture strategies, frizzy hair during the humid summer months can be prevented. You can also opt for hairstyles to tame frizzy hair rather than stressing over frizz when it shows up. It’s easy when you know how!
To ensure that you can fight off frizz, here are some strategies that you can use prior to styling:
- Provide a coat of armor for your hair; hence, using a frizz-free serum is a good start. You can also try using a leave-in conditioner. These products coat the hair cuticle to resist humidity and prevent frizz from forming as soon as the heat causes the hair to dry up.
- In addition to using frizz-free serum and a leave-in conditioner, invest in a moisturizing cream for summer. This, too, provides a shield against humidity so your hair cuticle won’t expand. At the same time, it provides enough hydration for the hair so it is less susceptible to frizz.
Hairstyles to Tame Frizzy Hair
One of the easiest tricks for styling hair and hiding frizz at the same time is to go for a sleek hairstyle. It could be anything from a sleek top knot or ponytail, this will help to tame your hair and keep frizz from showing up. When you opt for a tight hairstyle during summer, it will discourage frizz as the humidity won’t be able to penetrate into the hair follicles. In order to get your hair to look sleek, it is recommended that you wash your hair every other day.
In addition to going sleek, styling your hair straight can also help to cope with frizz during summer. Use a temperature-controlled hair straightener. Try to limit one pass on each section of the hair because too much heat can also promote unnecessary frizz, of which you are trying to avoid. The goal is to get every strand to behave well and stay in place. You can finish off your style with styling pomade, which also helps add sleekness to your straight hairstyle.
You can also try adding texture to your hairstyle as the added texture will help camouflage any appearance of frizz. Go with a messy texture such as a beachy wave, which also fits right into the season. Simply apply an adequate amount of texturizing spray to create a textured look. It gives an added bonus of making hair look more voluminous.
If neither of the above suggestions suit you, why not try throwing your hair up? Any type of updo hairstyle will no doubt help control frizz during summer. At the same time, it is a good way to stay fresh even when you are out and about during the summer. Some of your chic choices include a messy bun or a textured ponytail.
Lastly, go for the braids! Aside from the beachy wave hairstyle, this is a popular choice during summer . . . and for good reason. You won’t have to worry about frizz when you are braiding your hair because any strands that are out of place seem intentional and just fine as is.
Which of these hairstyles will you be wearing this summer?
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