Top Tips for Weatherproofing Your Hair

Top Tips for Protecting Hair Against Wet and Windy Weather

smiling woman with dark blonde windswept hair, holding an umbrella and walking down the street

by John Frieda

With the unpredictable British weather, painstakingly styling your locks can be disastrously reverted into an array of kinks, frizz and flyaways the minute you step out of the door!

To help you defy the uncertain weather, we’ve rounded up our best frizz-fighting tips and tricks as well as our top humidity hair products to repel frizz and flyaways throughout the day.

What are the effects of humidity on hair?

Rather than enjoying the sun (or doing your best to escape the rain), the unpredictable weather can leave you frustrated about the frizz ball your hair turns to. The excess moisture in the air can particularly affect those with naturally curly, wavy or dry hair, causing defined curls to pouf and frizz. If your hair is dry, find out how to achieve healthy-looking hair and keep frizz at bay. 

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How to prepare my hair for a humid and windy day?

Prevention is key when it comes to stopping hair frizz in the humidity or rain. Start your frizz fighting routine in the shower by washing your hair with our Frizz Ease Miraculous Recovery Shampoo and Conditioner. If you’re looking for our best hair products for fine hair in humidity, try our new Weightless Wonder Shampoo and Conditioner to reduce frizz and flyaways without weighing your hair down.

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After washing, using a serum is key when it comes to giving humidity a run for its money! If you have coarse or thick hair, apply our iconic Extra Strength Frizz Ease Serum on soaking wet hair. Not only does this add shine and serve as heat protection, it tames frizz in up to 90% humidity - making it a holiday hero too if you’re planning to escape the unreliable UK weather! Finer hair texture? Discover our NEW lightweight Smoothing Crème formulated for frizzy and fin hair!

If you’re lucky enough to have a head of curls like our Dream Curl Ambassador, Rochelle Humes, try her ‘can’t live without’ product - our Curl Defining Crème to define your curls without the crunch!

How to stop my hair from frizzing in humidity

You’ve washed your hair and styled your locks with our recommended humidity hair products, now you’re ready to take on the day and the unpredictable weather! For your final step in the ultimate frizz protection, finish your style with our Moisture Intense Hold Hairspray to lock in your style and seal out humidity.

If you find a few pesky flyaways peeking through whilst your on-the go, keep our Weightless Wonder Smoothing Crème close-by to instantly regain your smooth style.

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Now you know how to protect hair from rain and humidity, enjoy the sunshine and embrace the down-pours with the confidence of knowing your locks with stay frizz-free throughout the day!

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