The 17 Best Hair Products for Summer
By Danielle Fontana, Digital Editor |
From treatments and masks to dry shampoos and tools, these summer-approved hair products are sure to keep you enjoying the sand and sun longer without worrying about your locks half as much.
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Much like how a clay mask works to curb excess oil production on skin, this 30-percent mineral green clay mask stops the scalp from producing so much oil while absorbing existing sebum. While you’ll feel a little silly applying it to your scalp pre-shampoo weekly, the results are serious.
Launching this month, this luxe duo works to gently wash and extend the life of color- or chemically treated hair while also protecting strands from the sun damage, water and environmental stress that plague our locks each summer.
Formulated for colored hair, UV filters and pink grapefruit extract fill this playful bottle while seriously protecting hair from heat up to 446 degrees. Say hello to your new beach bag staple.
Invisibobble Nano ($7 for three hair rings)
‘Tis the season for undone braids and mini top knots, and what better way to do it than with these tiny miracle-workers that hold all day without leaving any crease behind? Reach for their full-size sister for whole-head styles that work just as well.
Eufora Dry Shampoo ($26.50)
This aloe vera-based dry shampoo keeps your styles intact for longer without weighing down hair on even the hottest days, because summer hair calls for a few more spritzes of your go-to formula.
Actual magic for colored hair that’s lost its luster due to summer damage, this new in-shower treatment leaves hair nine times more resistant to breakage and damage while leaving locks instantly more vibrant.
This limited-edition blend of the brand’s signature cleansing conditioner not only smells like summer in a bottle, but also promises the need for less washes in between with regular use so you’re spending more time outside and less in your shower.
Nothing screams summer quite like chlorine and sunshine—two of the biggest culprits for dry, brittle and damaged hair. Luckily, all it takes is three minutes and this do-it-all conditioner to protect and restore your locks.
Whether the reason is from an overuse of product or from an unlucky sunburn, there’s nothing more irritating than a dry and itchy scalp. Fortunately, this lightweight spray from CHI uses tea tree oil, peppermint and chamomile to soothe even the most exasperated scalp in between shampoos.
Deeply purifying and intensely soothing, the ingredients in this straight-from-the-spa duo range from coconut and jojoba oils to protein-rich soy to remove excess summer sebum and grime while leaving it rejuvenated, healthy and glossy all season long.
Lather up and wash away all of the harmful effects that a day in the sun can have on your hair with this shampoo. Coconut, kukui oil and bamboo marrow cleanse and hydrate your locks, leaving them super soft and moisturized.
Fight back against dry hair with this dual-phase spray formula that is enhanced with jojoba wax and camelina oil to detangle, hydrate and repair weakened hair.