#natural

5 Tips For A Low Maintenance But Glamorous Summer

Summer is here and along with it comes a sometimes unbearable heat. Between the sticky humidity and profuse sweating, it can be hard to feel glamorous. However, that doesn't mean that we have to choose between comfort or beauty. The Colour team has compiled a few handy tips to help you feel good and look good this summer. 

 

1. Choose A Low Maintenance Hair Style

Low maintenance hairstyles that let you take a break from styling your hair for a few days have been favorites at our summertime pop-up shop. Some great low maintenance styles are flat-twists, halo braids, bantu knots, and even the classic wash and go.  These styles will give your strands a break but still allow you to feel great about how your hair looks.

 

2. Wear Minimal Make-up

Summer is hot and along with that heat comes a lot of sweat. Make-up doesn't always hold up well in extreme temperatures so we encourage making things easy for yourself by wearing minimal make-up when it's super hot. You can't go wrong with light coverage like a BB cream, mascara, and a tinted lip balm. This is just enough  to not feel bare-faced but to not have to constantly worry about your make-up melting off.

 

3. Embrace The Maxi Dress

The maxi dress will be your best friend this summer. It is a summer wardrobe essential that is complimentary to all body types. Another reason why the maxi dress is a summertime staple is because it has the ability to be dressed up or down, this staple is versatile enough to be worn for a day at the park or to an evening dinner with your spouse.

 

4. Moisturize, Moisturize, Moisturize

Stay moisturized this summer! We recommend using coconut oil, which is a cult classic for keeping skin and hair moisturized. The sun can age you rapidly so don't forget to use sunscreen as well.


5.  Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated is a major key this summer, your body and skin will thank you. The benefits of drinking water are countless. The heat can easily dehydrate you which can have terrible effects on your hair and skin. Drinking water throughout the day is a summertime must!
 

Our Summer Pop-Up Shop is going on all summer, book your appointment here to give any of the above styles a try and to get your low maintenance glam on.

Appointments are available, Thursdays, 10am-7pm, and Sundays, 1pm-6pm.

3 DIY Masks To Help Keep Your Hair Healthy This Summer

Summer is here and while it is one of our favorite seasons, the damage the sun can do to hair is undeniable. At Colour, healthy hair is just as important to us as hair that looks good. A good hair mask is a proactive way to combat the effects of extreme heat and humidity. To help you keep your mane healthy this summer, we've provided you with three easy DIY hair masks to try at home between your Colour appointments!

 

Avocado and Honey

This mask is great for infusing moisture in to your hair. The sun can really dry your strands out, so this mask is particularly great for summer heat. Just whip together an even ratio of avocado and honey then let it sit on your hair for 30 minutes.

 

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil is a DIY hair and body staple. Use it to not just oil your scalp and ends but also utilize it as a mask by lathering your hair with the oil and letting it sit for a minimum of 15 minutes. Your hair may be a bit oily after so wash it thoroughly.

 

Honey and Yogurt

Honey and yogurt are great for repairing damaged hair. If you suffer from heat damage or brittle ends from coloring, this is the mask for you. The yogurt in particular provides protein to help strengthen damaged strands.

Don't forget our Summer Pop-Up Shop is going on all summer!  Appointments are available, Thursdays, 10 am-7pm, and Sundays, 1pm-6pm.

Click here to learn more about Colour and download the app.