Sweat-Proof Your Curls : 5 Tips for Post-Workout Hair Care - Curl Care

Sweat-Proof Your Curls : 5 Tips for Post-Workout Hair Care

Are you tired of your post-workout hair looking like a hot mess? Fear not, curly girl! We've got 5 tips that will keep your curls sweat-proof and looking fabulous.

Refreshing your scalp and hair on non-wash days can make a world of difference. It's like a breath of fresh air for your hair, and who doesn't love a good whiff of fresh air, right? Not only does it make your hair smell amazing and scalp itch-free, but it also adds some much-needed volume to the locks. It's like magic in a bottle!

And let's not forget about your scalp, curlies! A refreshed scalp is a happy scalp, and a happy scalp means happy hair. It's like giving your hair the spa treatment it deserves. With a cool and refreshing scalp spray, you can kiss goodbye to oily hair and hello to luscious locks.

So, when you're having one of those non-wash days, don't just throw on a hat and call it a day. Give your hair some love and refresh it with these tips below. You won't regret it, and your hair will thank you for it! 

woman tying her hair for workout, gym

  • Prep your hair pre-workout
  • Before you start your workout, prep your hair by applying a leave-in conditioner or hair oil. This creates a barrier between your hair and sweat, preventing frizz and damage. It's like armor for your curls!

    satin hair bands and scrunchies

  • Invest in Satin Hair accessories
  • Invest in some good quality satin hair bands and satin scrunchies to keep your curls in place during your workout. Regular hair ties can cause breakage and damage your locks, and nobody wants that. Plus, satin is just so fancy!

    hair scalp clean

  • Try a DIY Scalp Cooling Refresh
  • After your workout, use a cooling scalp spray to reduce sweat and refresh your scalp. This will prevent any unwanted odors and prevent frizz. And if you're feeling extra fancy, you can make your own DIY scalp refresh spray!

     It's easy -

    • Just mix some purified water with Rose water and add 4-6 drops of lavender essential oil and witch hazel.
    •  Shake it up and voila! You've got a cooling spray that will reset and cool your itchy, sweaty scalp in just a matter of minutes.

    hair mist bottle spray

  • DIY Curl Refreshing Spray
  • Now that your scalp is feeling refreshed, it's time to revive those curls! While your hair is still damp, spritz on a curl refreshing spray. This will revive your curls and eliminate any unwanted odors caused by sweat. And guess what? You can make your own DIY curl refreshing spray too! 

    What you will need : 

    How to make it : 

    Just mix some purified water with your favorite leave-in or cream, add a little bit of hair gel (if you're feeling wild), and give it a good shake. Ready to spritz and refresh!

    How to use it : 

    • Divide your hair into 4 to 6 sections and spray the mist from mid-lengths to the tips,
    • Smooth your hair with praying hands motion
    • Coil the face framing pieces as per your liking
    • Scrunch with a microfiber towel or your palms
    • Voila! Ready to conquer the world!

     microfiber cotton towel for soft hair

  • Use a Microfiber towel 
  • Finally, when it's time to dry your hair, avoid using a rough towel. Instead, stand under a fan and gently squeeze out any excess moisture with a microfiber towel. This will prevent frizz and breakage, leaving your curls intact and looking fabulous.


    Let's be real, there's nothing worse than having a bad hair day after a workout. It's like all that sweat and hard work just goes down the drain! So, whether you're hitting the gym or going for a jog, you'll be able to keep your curls looking fabulous no matter how intense your workout was, follow these tips to keep your curls looking fabulous. We're talking about sweat-proof curls for days! 


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