What helps protect African American hair out in the sun?
I need to know what's good and bad for my hair over the summer and I need to know some secrets to keep my hair healthy even if I do swim.
- Sur La MerLv 710 years agoFavorite Answer
Just like you protect your hair even if you're NOT Afrri-Amer. I protect my Asian hair using a wide brim hat, or umbrella. Or keep them tucked inside a hat.
Good question. I've also been protecting my skin from the sun since age 9, and I still got Discoid Lupus. Google that one.
Chemicals from the pool plus the sun, are both very drying & damaging for the hair. They also get sunburned and discolored just like the skin. Chemicals will not protect your hair, and no amount of hair products can protect hair 100%. Like sunscreen, for instance you still get sunburned. Same with hair.
If you get in the pool, make sure you rinse your hair well!Source(s): I know hair. I have over 4 decades of hair know-how. I have silky, shiny, soft, smooth very healthy hair down to my knees. Previously damaged by perming & dyeing in the 80's & 90's. I've known people in their 30's whose hair stopped growing from ironing their hair in the 70's.
- TamrakayLv 410 years ago
Look for a hair product with SPF...many mouse products have this
- 10 years ago
That would be Terrific!!!
- 10 years ago
wear a hat or wigs
wigs are more suitable for u i guess;)
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- Anonymous10 years ago
talk with beautician.