All The Hair Products You Need To Protect Your Strands This Summer

by Stephanie Montes

Maybe it’s just us, but every summer our hair ends up lackluster and dry thanks to the sizzling sun, chlorine and salt water. To keep your locks bouncy and feeling healthy, we’ve rounded up seven beauty buys you absolutely need to beat the elements. Go ahead, get out there and enjoy the season now that your strands are nice and protected.


Save Those Summer Strands

Hair Mist

Why you need it: This SPF-infused mist hydrates hair and preserves color while providing UV protection.

Detangling Spray

Why you need it: Perfect for post-swimming, this spray protects hair from UV rays and heat styling (in the off chance you'll be blow-drying in triple-digit weather).

Mask For Color-Treated Hair

Why you need it: This deep hydration mask shields hair from the sun even after you've washed it out.

Leave-In Conditioner

Why you need it: Moisturize and enhance shine while protecting hair from future UVA/UVB exposure with this post-pool, beach and sun spray.

BB Cream

Why you need it: Control frizz without weighing hair down and bring dry strands back to life with this summer balm.

After-Sun Hair Mask

Why you need it: Revive strands after exposure to sun, wind, salt water and chlorine with a nourishing after-sun hair mask.


Why you need it: This aloe-vera-infused after-sun conditioner treats summer damage and leaves hair feeling soft and looking shiny again.