11 Must-Have Beach and Pool Hair Essentials
When the temps start to soar, you’re also going to want to turn up the heat with some fun and funky summer hairstyles on your trips to the beach or the pool. But as you show off your masterfully messy waves or intricate braids, you know the weather is wreaking some serious havoc on your locks. These products are all you need to protect, revive, and style your hair. Make sure you’ve stocked up on these hair essentials!
Imagine all the salt water or chlorine your wet hair absorbs, and the heat and humidity that’s causing your scalp to dry out and your hair to frizz and break. Add to that the products and tools you use to create your summer looks, and you realize you are in dire need of some hair essentials specifically suited for the summer. Enter this list—keep this handy the next time you shop for your summer haircare stash!
Whether you need to protect your locks from sun damage and frizz or to restore your hair’s smoothness and shine after a day out on the water, these hair essentials have got you covered. Remember, healthy hair is hair that styles better—you want those waves and side-swept bangs to be on point!
Mist this unique mix of lightweight oils on damp hair pre-styling, and you’ll be promised smoother, softer strands protected from heat and sun damage.
1. Eva NYC Surfs Up! Texture Spray
Achieve beach-babe waves in a spritz and scrunch thanks to this texture spray. Safer than actual saltwater, too!
Warmer weather ups the frizz factor. Tame your mane with this primer before styling or directly heading out into the sun.
2. Kerastase Nutritive Oleo-Relax
Are you looking for something a little more luxurious? This hair treatment mask from hair experts Kerastase revives limp and damaged locks.
5. L’Oreal Lock It Weather Control Hairspray
The last thing you want after spending hours on the perfect summer hairstyle is to have the heat ruin it! Lockdown that ‘do with this hairspray.
3. Living Proof No Frizz Humidity Shield
Beauty industry insiders swear by this brand. Lightly spritz to weather-proof your tresses! You’ll look like you just stepped out of the salon straight into the beach!
4. Moroccanoil Restorative Hair Mask
You can’t have a list of summer hair essentials without including this restorative hair mask. The natural oils breathe life back into your locks after days of water and sun exposure.
5. Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Moisture Mist
When it comes to hair essentials, Paul Mitchell is a go-to. This product effortlessly zaps moisture back into your hair after it’s been heat-styled or stuck in the balmy weather for too long.
6. Rene Furterer Sun Care Repairing After Sun Mask
How often do you come across hair essentials specifically made to combat the damaging powers of the sun? Let this mask sit on your hair for a bit—your thirsty curls will thank you!
7. Sachajuan Hair After the Sun
This brand is a hairstylist’s must-have. Take this with you to your post-beach or pool shower and emerge with hair devoid of tangles or roughness.
8. Tigi Bed Head Totally Beachin’ Cleansing Jelly Shampoo
Jelly shampoo seems like a fun way to rid your hair and scalp of product residue and excess oils, right? Make sure you maintain your scalp’s health by using a shampoo that’s effective in stripping away the bad stuff, but gentle enough on the skin.
Ready to rock the beach or poolside? Try your hand at this tutorial for beach waves on shorter lengths by Nicole Guerriero:
With these summertime hair essentials, you’re sure to have beach-ready hair without the damage or frizz!
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