Love the look of your freshly blown-out style, but aren’t so sure about keeping up your appointments the next month of unpredictable weather? Don’t fret! There’s no need to avoid wearing your hair down until the weather clears up.
Here are a few tips to help you keep your blowout looking bouncy all spring long:
1. Choose a Textured and Slightly Messy Blowout Style
Especially your hair is prone to frizz, your best bet is a blowout style that’s chock-full of texture and waves in lieu of straighter options. Ask for something that’s tousled, has tons of movement, and very loose waves throughout.
The deconstructed style will camouflage any frizz that starts to appear from moisture and humidity in the air, while tousling gives straight-haired girls desired volume that doesn’t look destroyed should the wind kick up.
2. Have a Looser-Fitting Hat on Hand
When the weather forecast could go either way, it’s always a good idea to have a hat on hand! Choose a looser fitting style, like a wide brim cloche or woven Panama hat, to prevent the inner brim from crushing your waves.
Should you need to protect your blowout from a potential downpour, gently scrunch (not twist!) and pile your locks on top of your head, and secure under your hat. Then, once you’re inside, flip your head upside down and massage your roots before twisting and tousling pieces back into place.
3. Avoid the Urge To Touch
Unless you’re reconstructing your style after letting locks down, resist running your hands through your hair. Not only does touching add oils from your fingers which can, in turn, make your scalp look more oily, even the moisture and heat from your hands can instigate unwanted frizz.
4. Break Out Your Rollers
Once you’re home, it’s easy to just toss your blown-out style into a bun and hope that it lasts into tomorrow. However, we’ve got a frizz-fighting, volume-boosting solution that’s far more effective at making sure you don’t blow your blow-out.
Here’s what to do: Section off bigger pieces of your hair and loosely wrap them up in velcro curlers. Use bobby pins to secure any loose strands.
Then, once all of the curlers are placed in their hair, we suggest keeping them secured in a terry cloth shower cap. Unlike plastic, the cotton allows your scalp to “breathe”—meaning that moisture won’t be trapped next to your head.
Not only do curlers provide an extra boost of body, but the heat from your scalp helps to create a gentle “set” that keeps your locks smooth from root to end.