People think a lot about protecting and nurturing their skin during the summer, but your hair is just as needy when it comes to care and protection from the elements. Not only that, but summer brings along with it a whole set of styling hurdles for hair that is at all prone to frizz (and if yours is not, consider yourself extremely lucky). With those concerns in mind, we've assembled half a dozen hair products below to address common problems and keep your tresses healthy until fall.
Amika Nourishing Mask
$28 via Sephora
First things first: Be nice to you hair in the summer. Even if you're not going to expose it to chlorine or salt water, the heat, sun and humidity are enough to dry it out. This mask works wonders, even on hair that's dry under the best of circumstances.
Bumble and bumble Surf Spray
$27 via Sephora
This product is legendary for a reason: it's one of the hair industry's quickest shortcuts to just-off-the-sand waves and texture, even if you're just going from your apartment to work.
Eternally In Amber Detangling Comb
$10 via Urban Outfitters
Summer is a bad season for tangled hair, and to avoid breakage, detangling with a special brush and a nourishing product is important. This one is both effective and aesthetically pleasing.
Hot Sock Diffuser
$6 via Urban Outfitters
I hate leaving the house with wet hair, but blowing mine out straight during the summer is a total waste of time. On top of that, traditional diffusers have never worked on me--they just make my curls frizzy because my hair isn't course enough. Sock diffusers are much kinder and more effective at preserving curls while speeding up air-drying.
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray
$44 via Net-a-Porter
Dry texturizer is a huge product trend right now, and this is the one that launched a thousand copycats. It's a volumizer that also does some of the dirty work of a dry shampoo, and it'll give you glorious summer volume all day while controlling oil. Also, it smells incredible.
Ouai Hair Oil
$28 via Sephora
On the other hand, sometimes oil is exactly what you need if you're trying to maintain a sleek style in the summer. This new brand was just launched by the hair stylist who works with the Kardashians, Chrissy Teigen and tons of other celebs with incredible hair, and this hair oil is being hailed as the new line's standout product.
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