Great Looking Hair in Very Humid Weather

by Charlotte Wood
(last updated June 22, 2018)

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!

Author Bio

Charlotte Wood

MORE FROM CHARLOTTE

Natural Looking Nail Extensions

Nail extensions are only one of the ways people opt to beautify their nails. You can be born with great nails and not ...

Discover More

Determining Your Skin Type

Knowing your skin type is essential for determining how to treat your skin. Follow these few simple steps to figure out ...

Discover More

Understanding Cellulite

You may hear about cellulite on all the beauty commercials, but you may not know exactly what cellulite is, or you may ...

Discover More
More Beauty Tips

Hairstyles for Formal Occasions

Achieving an appropriate hairstyle for a formal occasion can make you feel more beautiful. If you find a hairstyle with ...

Discover More

Top Ten Hairstyles for Long Hair

With long hair the options are endless for amazing looks. Here are just a few ideas for making your hair a hit wherever ...

Discover More

Getting Great Curls

All because you may have been born with straight hair doesn't mean it has to stay that way. Whether your hair is ...

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. Maximum image size is 6Mpixels. 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 eight more than 3?

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


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.)