Great Looking Hair in Very Humid Weather

by Charlotte Wood
(last updated July 27, 2015)

Humid weather can sometimes mean the beach or another such locale, but it never bodes well for most hair types. I've been in humid climates where my hair loses all shape and just hangs there limp and unattractive. Some others have hair that goes out-of-control crazy when it gets humid outside. With both of these extremes how can you reconcile your hair with the humidity and achieve great looking hair in very humid weather? Let's look at a few different options.

Remember that you can't change your hair type, no matter how hard you may try and so you should go into this particular endeavor seeking to not fight your hair, but to work with it given your conditions. If your hair goes limp and straight, experiment with some straight hairdos and see what you come up with. There are a variety of great looking straight 'dos you can try to make your hair fit with the climate. Smooth out your hair with a straight iron, try a cute ponytail, or braids. If your hair is unnaturally curly, especially when it's humid outside, try to channel that curl. Buy a few styling products and experiment with making those curls more defined and polished.

Also if it's humid for the season (or even just all the time) you might want to experiment with the length of your hair. If your hair looks best short when it's humid then cut it a little bit or if longer is what works with you and humidity then grow it out. Take the time to get to know your hair and your hair type and you'll be better able to make those fashion judgment calls and you'll better be able to have great looking hair, even when it is humid outside!

MORE FROM CHARLOTTE

The Right Clothing Style for the Right Occasion

Feeling out what's appropriate for what occasion is a heavy responsibility and sometimes very difficult. To hopefully assist ...

Discover More

Dealing With Credit Reporting Agencies

Credit reporting agencies may just seem like another middle man, another device placed to confuse us and meddle with our ...

Discover More

Savings Accounts for Children

Savings accounts are a valuable teaching tool for children and it can be used to foster a savings mindset that will serve ...

Discover More
More Beauty Tips

Top Sexy Hairstyles

Asking your stylist to give you a Paris Hilton haircut will not make you look like Paris Hilton. Find a sexy hairstyle to ...

Discover More

Top Ten Hairstyles for Teens

Being a teenager is already full of drama and you don't need your hair to add to that. Here are a few styles that will help ...

Discover More

Hairstyles and Facial Types

Hairstyles, like many other facets of accessorizing, is largely dependent on your face shape. Some facial types wear certain ...

Discover More
Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Receive an e-mail several times each week with a featured beauty tip. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

Comments

If you would like to add an image to your comment (not an avatar, but an image to help in making the point of your comment), include the characters [{fig}] in your comment text. You’ll be prompted to upload your image when you submit the comment. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced. Up to three images may be included in a comment. All images are subject to review. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted.

What is nine minus 5?

There are currently no comments for this tip. (Be the first to leave your comment—just use the simple form above!)


Videos

Subscribe to the Tips.Net channel:

Visit the Tips.Net channel on YouTube

Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Receive an e-mail several times each week with a featured beauty tip. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

(Your e-mail address is not shared with anyone, ever.)