Preserve Your Hairstyle Even At The Gym
Five hair care tips while exercising
You’d be surprised at the number of black women who avoid the gym simply because they dread the aftermath of what working out can do to their mane. Forty percent of black women have at one time avoided exercise out of fear it would mess up their hair, researchers at the Wake Forest School of Medicine report. Don’t let hair get in the way of living a healthy lifestyle. The next time you decide to skip out on the gym to protect your do, take these hair preserving tips into consideration:
Sweatbands: Sweat it out with a sweat-absorbent headband like Nicole Ari Parker’s, Save Your Do Gymwrap, which claims to be “The fashionable way to save your hairstyle while at the gym, exercising outdoors, or living an active lifestyle!”
Pin it up: By pinning up your tresses, it helps keep your hair away from the sweat on your scalp, forehead and back of your neck resulting in a much fresher do.
Dry Shampoo: It works wonders! You don’t have to wash your hair more than the usual, simply spray a few spritzes and it’s just as good as a regular wash.
Braids or twists: Especially for all the natural hair beauties out there, twisting or braiding your hair while working out prevents it from shrinking.
Wrap your hair: Using a satin scarf will help soak up the sweat while you work out, protecting your hairstyle.
How do you preserve your hairstyle while working out?