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Best Bets For Summer Haircare

Our top rated products to keep your hair healthy – from beach to BBQ.

The busier you are (and the hotter it gets), the more help your hair needs. So chase all the sun and fun you want, but bring these products with you. They have great reviews on Here's what the fans are flipping out about.

If you want VOLUME & HOLD…

so your style stays fresh even when the temps top 90 degrees.

Kenra Volume Spray 25 – gives super hold up to 120 hours. “Best hairspray for short fine hair” – Anita, Richmond VA

Bumble & Bumble Prêt-à-Powder – equal parts style-extending dry shampoo and volumizer. “I only need a tiny [bit] of it to get my hair fresh in the morning” – Karen56, Portland OR

Redken Guts 10 Volumizing Spray Mousse – lifts right at the root and gives a nice natural texture. “My hair is silky-fine and straight… this really gives it body” – Di, Georgia

If you want HYDRATION…

so you can soak up rays but keep brittle ends away.

Pureology Hydrate Shampoo & Conditioner – nourishes your hair and also protects color vibrancy. “Helps my blonde highlights and color last longer, never fades or turns brassy” – KY, Bergen County NJ

Living Proof Restore Perfecting Spray – oh-so light detangler that moisturizes and delivers time-release conditioning. “It doesn’t weigh my hair down [and] smells amazing as well” – Lil909, Overland Park, KS

DevaCurl Set It Free Moisture Lock Finishing Spray – Made with olive oil and beeswax to restore your hair’s softness. “I use it on dry hair to freshen my curls after a long day” – Donna, Florence, SC


so you can brunch on the patio without frizz fears.

TIGI Bed Head Masterpiece Shine Hairspray – massive shine with even more massive hold. “Best bang for the buck. Great control and shine and it dries quick and zero sticky” – Kim, Traverse City, MI

Alterna Caviar CC Cream – 10 benefits in one product that leaves hair perfectly polished. “It smells amazing, looks beautiful and goes on easily” – LaceyVictoria, Mobile, AL

Bumble & Bumble Bb. Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Heat/UV Protective Primer – protects, conditions and makes styling a breeze. “Nice to use prior to styling with hot tools. I also bring it to the beach and spritz to help against the sun” – Meg, Florida


so you can lap up pool time but prevent color fade.

Pureology Colour Fanatic Multi-Tasking Hair Beautifier – includes an Anti-Fade Complex with fennel seed extract and a natural blend of camelina, coconut and olive oils. “Love it – great as a leave-in conditioner” – Carla, Baltimore

Redken One United Multi-Benefit Treatment Spray – also increases manageability and adds texture for all hair types. “I love that it helps detangle when my hair is wet and leaves it shiny and smooth” – JessieB, Oklahoma City

Drybar Triple Sec 3-in-1 – has UV protectors that shield strands from UV rays. “Perfect for creating texture, especially when braiding my hair” – Jillian S., Livermore, CA

If you want to REPAIR & RESTORE…

so you can keep those strands strong, even if they're pulled back into a pony every day.

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Shampoo – powered by a patented molecule that makes it look healthier instantly. “I know it’s gentle on my thin and wavy hair” – Berri, Virginia

It’s a 10 Miracle Leave In – does everything from stopping breakage to sealing in color. “With my prone-to-knot hair, this is the only thing that makes it more manageable” – Steph, New York, NY

Redken Extreme Mega Mask – fortifies distressed hair to be 15 times stronger. “My hair feels so soft after I use it and for a few days after” – Meg, Minnesota

If you want to PREVENT FRIZZ…

so you can feel confident in every vacation selfie.

DevaCurl SuperCream Coconut Curl Styler – perfect for smoothing, softening, adding shine or for that twist-out. “Best product if you want nice bouncy curls” – Jay, Springfield, MA

Kenra Platinum Blow-Dry Spray – eliminates frizz while decreasing blow-dry time by 50%. “It smells great and has helped with breakage” – Dre, Hemet, CA

Drybar The Sheriff Firm Hold Hairspray – for touchable control with high lift and lasting shine. “Best hairspray ever. I’ve tried a lot of brands, can’t live without this one” – Tippy toes, Tallahassee, FL

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