Summer sun, sea and humidity can be murder on your strands. Protect and repair hair with these smart warm-weather picks.
This story first appeared in the May 18, 2007 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Leonor Greyl Mousse Au Lotus Volumatrice
Silicone- and alcohol-free, this light mousse uses lotus flower to volumize, tame frizz and protect hair from UV rays.
Aveda Smooth Infusion Conditioner
Frizz begone! Tamanu oil conditions while organic aloe, maize and guar bean smooth down hair cuticles for a sleek effect.
($20; Aveda salons, spas & stores)
Redken UV Rescue Shimmer Defense Daily Care Protective Lotion
The best defense is a good offense. Apply prior to sun exposure and UV filters will shield hair and scalp from scorching rays while a vitamin C derivative and ceramides repair damaged strands and split ends.
Ojon Rare Harvest Tunu Elastik Flexible Finishing Hairspray
Using a rare rubber extract harvested from the Central American Tunu tree, this elasticized hair spray features a flexible polymer that promotes bounce and movement.
($23.50; QVC, qvc.com)
Fresh Cotton Shampoo
Everyone’s favorite fabric now comes in a fresh-smelling, volumizing shampoo. Cotton powder gives hair texture while cotton seed extract smooths flyaways.
($26; Barneys New York, Fresh stores, Sephora)
Frédéric Fekkai Summer Hair Zero-Humidity Frizz Control
Spritz hair with this alcohol-free spray to banish excess moisture and thus, frizz.
($20; Nordstrom, Saks, Sephora)
Oscar Blandi Trattamento di Jasmine Smoothing Hair Treatment
Give your dried-out mane some summer loving with this fragrant treatment that also features smoothing grape seed oil and moisturizing olive oil.
($24; Jeffrey New York, Nordstrom, Sephora)