How to Prevent (and Heal) Sun-Damaged Hair

As we move into the warmer months, it’s important to keep some summer-specific health habits on our radar. While we’re all familiar with how essential it is to protect our skin from sun damage, it's easy to overlook the importance of protecting against sun-damaged hair. “The sun’s rays act very much like bleach on hair,” points out dermatologist Wilma Bergfeld. “The good news is that you can take precautions to protect your hair from the summer sun.” Whether you’re planning ahead for a season at the beach or looking to reverse damage that’s already been done, read on to learn how to prevent—and heal—sun-damaged hair with just a few simple tips.

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