With the recent reopening of the salons here in South Jersey, if you're one of the lucky ones to have scored an early appointment, no doubt you're thankful to be sporting a new color and cut just in time for the holiday weekend.

Since it's been a while since your last full hair service and appointment openings are few and far between due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you'll surely want to maintain your fresh locks as best you can. Well, it's summer here in South Jersey, so keeping your hair healthy will take some extra work.

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All your hair needs is some dedicated TLC in the form of these six steps and you'll enjoy your beautiful new cut and color for much longer than you will if you choose to ignore them.

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    Distribute Your Natural Oils

    Basically, this means don't wash your hair as often. Your hair depends on the natural oils that build up, but the oils get washed away with every shampoo. Obviously, you'll need to wash your hair if you return from your day sweaty after enjoying all the activities a South Jersey summer has to offer, but make sure you're not washing it every day.

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