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Summer — or hot, humid weather in general — will forever be the nemesis to naturally curly or wavy hair. Hello summer fun, hello unmanageable frizz.
While I've tried what feels like every shampoo, conditioning and frizz-free product on the market (Living Proof seems to be the best for me overall), I'm pretty much resigned to accepting that summers will just be a three-month long bad day hair. But maybe it's time to go au natural — or at least that's what Andrea Brooks of popular beauty and DIY vlog Andrea's Choice suggests with her trifecta of easy, natural home remedies to fight frizzy hair.
Her first hair mask recipe involves a fresh lime and a can of coconut milk to tame frizz. The second is an easy concoction of Chobani yogurt and honey to moisturize and smooth the hair. The third frizz-reducing and static-removing technique offers a hybrid store-bought and from-the-pantry solution: just add a few drops of extra virgin olive oil to your existing conditioner.
For those of you who are wary of putting culinary ingredients in your hair, skip ahead to the 4:26 mark for general tips on how to avoid summer frizz. I actually found these hacks the most helpful and easy to incorporate into a daily routine. For example: use an old t-shirt instead of a towel to dry wet hair out of the shower and re-wet your hair after detangling and combing it out to re-form the perfect waves.
So maybe this won't be me again this summer.