As exciting as summer sounds right about now (cue overcast weather and gloomy skies), your hair might not feel the same way once the intense heat begins to burn your locks. Overexposure to the sun, environmental damage, not to mention intense humidity, can wreak havoc on your hair. Additionally, if you plan on spending a great deal of your summer swimming laps while taking in the sun, then you are going to have to take even further measures to prevent chlorinated water from seeping into your strands and fading your hair color. Feeling overwhelmed? Don't fret, just follow the simple steps below and you and your mane will be ready to embrace the summer heat.
Jennifer Davidson joined theFashionSpot team as Managing Editor in November 2010. In addition to overseeing the editorial content of the site, she shares her fashion, beauty, and pop culture obsessions in her weekly column The Love List. Prior to joining the tFS team, Jennifer produced fashion segments for television, and is also the co-founder of StyleBakery.com.