Vacation Hair: What to do-what to avoid

Fight frizz, tame tangles and stay silky with these 9 summer-proof finds.
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Do: Bring a Wide Tooth Comb to the Beach

Don’t: Ignore post swim tangles. Waiting to comb through salt-water soaked hair can mean unnecessary breakage. Toss a Swissco Wide Tooth Wet Comb in your beach bag. $12; Click to purchase
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Do: Pull Back Your Hair

Don’t: Use the hair-tearing rubber band you stash in your desk drawer. We like Goody Ouchless Hair Elastics $3; Click to purchase
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Don’t: Pile on Hair Gel

Do: Try humidity-fighting styling cream that will leave locks soft, not crunchy. We like: Kiehl’s Creme with Silk Groom $18; Click to purchase
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Do: Slather on a Lightweight Conditioner Daily

Don’t: Skip moisturizing (sun+wind+salt water/chlorine=serious damage) We like the cooling effects of Nature’s Gate Organics Herbal Blends Lavender and Aloe Conditioner. $8; Click to purchase
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Don’t: Blowdry Everyday

Do: Embrace your natural wave with a texturized styling spray. We like: Frederic Fekkai Beach Waves which contains Marine peptides to revitalize dry strands. $23; Click to purchase
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Do: Refresh Your Do Without Water

Don’t: Shampoo every-time you need to restyle. We like these handy Ted Gibson Hair Styling Sheets which add polish and shine to lackluster hair on the go. $25; Click to purchase $25;
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Don’t: Neglect Your Hairline

Do: Apply your wide spectrum sunscreen all the way into your hairline to avoid sun damage to your scalp. We like: Obagi Nu-Derm UV Block SPF32 $33; Click to purchase
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Do: Add a Glossing Treatment

Don’t: Leave your sun-kissed strands dry and dull. We like John Frieda Clear Shine Luminous Color Glaze which can be used once a week or whenever you need a shine boost. $9; Click to purchase Click here for 10 Ways to Spa at Home
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Don’t Fry Your Locks

Do: Spray on a UV-protectant treatment spray to prevent fading color and dryness. We like Miss Opps Block Your Locks SPF15 Treatment Spray $15; Click to purchase Click here for the Do’s and Don’ts of SPF
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First Published Thu, 2010-07-01 07:34

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