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What do you do with your hair on holiday?

(36 Posts)
DrNortherner Fri 27-Jul-07 15:21:56

Mine is long and thick and VERY bushy if I don't blow dry and straigthen it. Ovb I will ber in and out of pool and sea and barnet will go all frizzy and bushy.

Any reccommendations? I'm thinking nice hats/haedscarves here as I have yet to find a product to tame it.

I thank you.

nomdeplume Fri 27-Jul-07 15:25:38

There are swim/sun products for hair, leave in conditioner type things or some are in serum form.

TBH, I just let my hair do it's own thang on holiday, but it is jaw length and fine so it's never unmanageable.

HuwEdwards Fri 27-Jul-07 15:27:22

oh Northerner am with you there. Mine looks bloody awful when exposed to any humidity - never mind the pool. I often think that if I'd been born in ye olden days, I would've spent entire lifelooking like some mad old witch.

nomdeplume Fri 27-Jul-07 15:29:07

Can your hairdresser recommend something hardcore ?

DrNortherner Fri 27-Jul-07 15:29:26

Honestly, it's a big straw bush without styling. Hmmm. What's a girl to do?

UCM Fri 27-Jul-07 15:29:52

I do take it with me usually boom boom.

CountessDracula Fri 27-Jul-07 15:30:15

oh mine is the same
i just look like a madwoman in the day or try and keep hair out of pool
How about a swimming cap do those work?

DrNortherner Fri 27-Jul-07 15:30:20

NDP products do not work. I promise you. They are all crap.

I'm just gonna have to pile it on top of my head and wear a big straw hat.

chopster Fri 27-Jul-07 15:30:35

will get it cut the day before, so it is fairly short again and quick to do, then not worry too much. Actualyl last year I did get it braided towards the end, but it itched lik emad, so doubt I'll go for that again.
My hairdresser recomended a UV spray to protect it on holiday, was quite good.

nailpolish Fri 27-Jul-07 15:32:22

get it cut the day before you go

get these really wide alice bands to keep it off your face and keep you cool
tpshop have them

nappyaddict Fri 27-Jul-07 15:34:43

normally tie it back in a bun or plait it in the day and sort it out if going out on the night.

MrsBadger Fri 27-Jul-07 15:35:35

yep, leave in anti-sun conditionery stuff eg thus or even stronger and slick it back into a ponytail/plait/ bun etc.

Hat/scarf may help but will still leave ends hanging out - a wide scarfy bandeau is good for stopping your scalp burning though.

CountessDracula Fri 27-Jul-07 15:36:40

I once got so fed up with it in Sri lanka that I had it braided
dh wet himself laughing so I undid it all immediately (i did look a total twat, they did it so badly)

BUT

Could you get it braided properly?

nomdeplume Fri 27-Jul-07 15:37:56

rofl @ I did look a total twat


dissle Fri 27-Jul-07 15:38:14

Me too, i just smear it with leave in conditioner and tie it back all day. Its gorgeous then at night with loads of anti friz stuff and my straigtners on it.

CountessDracula Fri 27-Jul-07 15:38:46

I looked a bit like Terry Fuckwit from Viz

DrNortherner Fri 27-Jul-07 18:32:48

Getting it cut not an option, the longer it is the flater it lays. If I go shorter it sticks out at right angles.

oh how I'd love to be able to wash and go and have fabbo hair.....

FluffyMummy123 Fri 27-Jul-07 18:33:12

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CountessDracula Fri 27-Jul-07 18:34:44

how about a pony tail
or bunches

CountessDracula Fri 27-Jul-07 18:34:55

mebbe a bit croydon facelift

Beetroot Fri 27-Jul-07 18:35:11

in sun i often use a strong conditoner and leave in all day. this makes my hair more manageable. I then just let it go free

DrNortherner Fri 27-Jul-07 18:35:49

Leave my hair at home?

Yes Cod I got 2 pairs of shorts. Very happy with them thanks. Strictly holidya wear only though. http://Grin

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