What is the effect of sunlight on human hair?

Is sunlight harmful to our hair?

Our hair is our crowning glory. From our early youth until our last day, we care about how our hair looks.

Some people go to great lengths to present themselves at their best. For instance; a man may decide on a #1 crop, long flowing locks, a state of the art multi-coloured style or simply shave the whole lot off.

Unfortunately for some men (and woman) for reasons best known to mother nature, human hair loss kicks in. This does tend to limit the styles on offer.

Sunlight on Human hair

One of the many questions asked at Designed for Beauty at Monmouth is; “does the sunlight damage my hair?” Well, I chose a few websites for the best answers to this question and here is a couple of the most enlightening.

“Go outdoors and embrace it. The Sun creates a lasting impact on your hair – both good and bad. While the rays allow for a boost in Vitamin D, they also can damage the scalp. The solution isn’t to avoid the Sun entirely – it is to hydrate your hair from the inside with natural oils.”

“If your hair has prolonged exposure to the sun, UVA and UVB rays can damage the outside cover of the hair strand, called the cuticle. Signs of sun damage to your hair include discoloration, dry and brittle strands, broken or split ends, thinning and frizziness. Damaged hair has a dry look and feel. ” More..

If you have any concerns about your hair, you can speak to Designed for Beauty. We have talaneted and professional staff who have a wealth of experience with all types of hair and all kinds of hair related problems.

Please contact us for a consultation at any time. We will be glad to hear from you.

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