Summer is in full swing and long sun-filled days just keep on coming. Great news for us – not so good for our hair. These incredible summer haircare essentials will transform sun-damaged and dry hair. Whether you wish to restore your hair or simply maintain a salon-worthy finish, the following haircare heroes will give you that L’Oréal advert feeling!
1. Philip Kingsley Elasticizer, £35, www.philipkingsley.co.uk
This is one summer haircare product that never fails to impress. Philip Kingsley’s Elasticizer retains its exemplary haircare status for transforming dry and troubled locks. A true multitasking hero, the formula offers deep conditioning and hydrating benefits that will revive even the most parched hair types. Head like a scarecrow? No problem. Better yet, it effectively repairs, strengthens, and treats from root to tip, then finishes off with a dollop of added shine!
2. The Hair Boss Corrector Drops, £5.32, www.superdrug.co.uk
There’s nothing worse than dying your hair and discovering it looks more brassy than blonde. Lisa Shepherd’s genius creation will deal with the issue in a moment. The Hair Boss Corrector Drops contain a blue-violet pigment. The formula perfectly neutralises brassy tones in blonde hair. You can even add the drops to your favourite haircare products. Nourishment and toning at the same time! Furthermore, it gives you complete control over the level of pigment you wish to add. Banish brassy tones for good (or until you run out of product).
The cruelty-free and vegan Corrector Drops is the obvious choice to ensuring you keep your locks at optimal gorgeousness! Affordable, so easy to use and incredibly effective.
The Hair Boss Corrector Drops are also available for brunettes, £5.32, www.superdrug.co.uk
3. CENTRED En Root Scalp Treatment, £36 (100ml), www.wearecentred.com
To achieve and maintain healthy locks, we must first treat the scalp. This natural and vegan En-Root Scalp Treatment combines a unique blend of key ingredients. These work in unison to provide your scalp with ultimate nourishment and support. This powerful concentrate delivers outstanding exfoliating, soothing and replenishing benefits. Included is:
Salicylic acid – for optimal exfoliation
Rosemary, tea tree and peppermint – for improving blood flow, encouraging hair growth
Argan, olive and hemp oils – these team up to offer exceptional moisture as well as further aiding the exfoliation process.
The CENTRED En Root Scalp Treatment is a must-have weekly scalp treatment for restoring dry and sun-damaged locks.
4.Only Curls Cleansing Shampoo Bar, £12, www.onlycurls.com
Only Curls Cleansing Shampoo Bar has received huge attention for its wow-factor benefits on curly hair. Creamy, luxurious, this packaging-free bar is the solution for frizz and sustainability. Containing avocado and kukui nut oils, the cleansing shampoo works like an actual dream. Curls are cleansed, hydrated, without a hint of frizz in sight. Also, the light citrus fragrance smells divine. We bet you can’t use it once without inhaling deeply! Only Curls = Mecca for curly-hair types everywhere!
5. Olaplex No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo, £24, www.olaplex.com
Team L A Beauty are huge fans of Olaplex’s work – it has done some wonderful things when it seemed as though a wig was the only option left. Seriously, we are not sure just what wizardry goes into making this formula (we’re picturing spell books and cauldrons), but the results are unbelievable. Should your haircare need a shake-up, try this shampoo. The shampoo works like magic on dry hair and split ends. Expect nourished locks and luscious shine. Also expect a few return trips to the mirror…just to make sure.