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Heading to a pool party in Vegas is more like going to the nightclub with heels, a cute outfit, full makeup and hair — except instead of a Herve Leger bandage dress its a tiny bikini and maybe a coverup. With pool season gearing up, Racked Vegas talked to colorist Michael Boychuck at Color Salon at Caesars Palace and LifeSpa + Salon about great looks for your hair when going to the pool. Here he talks about the top styles for the pool along with tips on how to care for your hair and keep it looking great through the summer.
Rock a topknot! Your average topknot has some extra oomph and can prevent your strands from entering the pool. Use your fingers to rake your hair back into a loose, messy poof. Pin in place and finish with some hairspray to keep in in place for all your fun in the sun.
Make a chic bun extra poolside glam with a cute, colorful headscarf. Let your poolside diva out with a fun flirty print. Simply wrap a scarf around your head so that the two ends meet at the top of your head, and tie in a bow.
Tousled mermaid waves are here to stay and can be achieved without the use of hot irons. Wrap wet hair in a loose bun and spritz with some sea salt spray. Blow dry until the product is thoroughly absorbed, let your hair down and gently shake it out with your fingers and you'll be making mermaids green with envy.
Keep your hair looking great all summer long with these tips:
- 1. Never use a brush on wet hair. Stick to a wide toothed comb to avoid breakage when your hair is wet.
- 2. Always use a leave in conditioner to protect against heat, sun and split end damage. Kérastase carries an amazing cream version. Kérastase Resistance Ciment Thermique Reconstructing Milk, $39
- 3. Chlorine strips out the natural oils that protect your hair from damage and daily wear, coat your strands with hair product before jumping in the pool. Oil and silicone-based hair serums can protect your hair and add shine and moisture to parched locks
- 4. Shield your hair from sun damage by using sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner and protect your mane with SPF for your strands. The sun can do a number on your dye job, by spritzing your hair with a UV protectant spray you can extend your color and mai