Melanin, found in both your skin and hair, protects your hair from UV rays. Those blessed with darker hair, have more natural protection from the sun. Just 30 minutes of sun exposure everyday for about a year causes permanent hair damage. Those with light color hair, may experience the brittleness and roughness of sun damage more easily.⠀
Did you know that hair oil (sebum) production will decrease by 50% between the ages of 45 to 60 in the average woman? This means that as women age they need to be attentive to changes in their hair moisture and adjust their products and styling accordingly.