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Top 10 Tips For Fabulous Summer Hair in 2023

Get your hair ready to sizzle this summer with these scorching hot hair care tips! Whether you're trying to tame frizz or add some volume to your locks, we've got the ultimate guide to making your hair look hotter than the summer sun. So get ready to say goodbye to bad hair days and hello to fabulous tresses that will turn heads at every pool party and barbecue this season. Let's dive in and make this summer the most hair-mazing one yet!

Ten Summer Hair Care Tips, to keep it healthy

1. Protect Your Hair From the Elements:

To protect hair from the sun, wind, and chlorine in summer, wearing a hat or scarf is necessary to avoid prolonged exposure to the sun. Popular hat styles include floppy hats, baseball caps, fedoras, and bucket hats. Additionally, using a leave-in conditioner with UV protection is essential for safeguarding hair against harmful UV rays. Moreover, the utilization of a leave-in conditioner fortified with UV protection is an indispensable means of shielding one's hair from detrimental UV rays.

2. Moisturize, Moisturize, Moisturize:

The sun, saltwater, and chlorine can dry out your hair, so it's essential to keep your hair moisturized during the summer. Use a deep conditioning treatment once weekly, and apply a daily leave-in conditioner to help retain moisture.

Popular Olaplex products that are known for their moisturizing properties:

  1. Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector: This at-home treatment is designed to strengthen and moisturize hair that has been damaged by chemical treatments or heat styling. It helps to restore the hair's natural texture and shine, leaving it soft and manageable.

  2. Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo: Formulated to gently cleanse the hair while nourishing and hydrating it. It contains the same active ingredients as the Olaplex No. 3 treatment and is designed to help maintain the health and integrity of the hair.

  3. Olaplex No. 5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner: Perfect complement to the Olaplex No. 4 shampoo, as it helps to nourish further and hydrate the hair. It contains a blend of hydrating and strengthening ingredients, leaving hair feeling soft and silky.

3. Take a Break From Hot Tools and Chemical Treatments:

Summer is the perfect time to give your hair a break from hot tools and chemical treatments. Instead, opt for air-drying your hair or using a diffuser attachment on your blow dryer to style your hair without causing heat damage.

4. Change Your Hair Wash Routine:

In the summer months, it's best to wash your hair less frequently to avoid stripping your hair of its natural oils. Instead, try a dry shampoo to refresh your hair between washes.

Popular shampoos for the summer:

  1. Olaplex No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo: This popular shampoo helps repair and maintain hair bonds while providing gentle cleansing. It's perfect for those with dry, damaged, or color-treated hair.

  2. Bumble and Bumble Surf Foam Wash Shampoo: This lightweight shampoo is excellent for those who love beachy waves. It adds texture and volume while also removing impurities from the hair.

  3. Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Moisturizing Shampoo: This is an excellent option for those on a budget. It provides deep hydration to the hair and scalp, leaving hair soft and manageable.

5. Stick To Loose Styles:

Tight hairstyles can cause breakage and damage to your hair during the summer months. Instead, opt for loose hairstyles like a messy bun, braid, or loose ponytail to keep your hair protected while still looking stylish.

6. Lower The Heat:

If you must use hot tools on your hair, make sure to use the lowest heat setting possible to prevent heat damage. Also, use a heat protectant spray to shield your hair from the heat.

7. Keep It Conditioned:

Keep your hair hydrated and healthy using a leave-in conditioner or hair oil to lock in moisture. This will also help to prevent frizz and dryness.

Best-selling conditioners for summer that will keep your hair healthy and hydrated:

  1. Olaplex No. 5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner - This conditioner is designed to repair and protect damaged hair, leaving it looking shiny and healthy.

  2. Not Your Mother's Beach Babe Soft Waves Sea Salt Conditioner - Ideal for those beachy waves, this conditioner helps to create a tousled, textured look while also providing hydration.

  3. L'Oreal Paris EverPure Moisture Conditioner - This conditioner is sulfate-free and helps to provide moisture and nourishment to color-treated hair, leaving it looking vibrant and healthy.

8. Get Hair Spas:

Treat yourself to a hair spa treatment to nourish and pamper your hair. Hair spas help to repair and rejuvenate hair damaged by the sun, saltwater, and chlorine.

9. Use Tone-on-Tone Chocolate and Cinnamon Hair Colors:

These hair colors are perfect for summer and add warmth to your hair. They're also low maintenance, which means you will only have to spend a little bit of time and money on touch-ups.

10. Try Sombré:

Sombré is a subtle and low-maintenance version of ombre, perfect for summer. It adds dimension to your hair without being too drastic, and it grows naturally, so you won't have to worry about touch-ups.


Caring for your hair in the summer is vital for preserving its health, shine, and liveliness. Through implementing the appropriate products, methods, and routines, you can savor stunning and easily manageable hair during the hottest months of the year. By adhering to the recommendations stated in this blog article, you can shield your hair from harm, evade frizz and dryness, amplify its innate texture and color, and test out fresh styles and fashion statements. Whether you lean towards a simple and organic appearance or an audacious and attention-grabbing one, your hair deserves to look and feel its best this summer. Therefore, bestow it with the care and attention it requires and merits, and indulge in the sunny days with poise and beauty!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What hairstyles are best for summer?

A: Loose, easy hairstyles like braids, buns, and ponytails are great for summer as they keep your hair off your neck and face while still looking stylish. Avoid tight hairstyles that can cause scalp irritation and breakage.

Q: Can I swim with my hair extensions?

A: Swimming with hair extensions is not recommended, as chlorine and salt water can damage them. However, if you swim with extensions, thoroughly rinse them with clean water afterward and apply a leave-in conditioner to prevent tangles and breakage.

Q: Can I still dye my hair in the summer?

A: Yes, you can still dye your hair in the summer. However, it's essential to take extra care to protect your hair from damage. Avoid dyeing your hair too frequently, and use a color-safe shampoo and conditioner. Additionally, limit exposure to the sun and chlorine by wearing a hat or headscarf and rinsing your hair with fresh water after swimming.

Q: How can I protect my hair from the sun?

A: Whether you're going for a classic and chic look with a wide-brimmed floppy hat or feeling sporty with a baseball cap, there's a hat out there for everyone. And if you're feeling like a beach babe, you can't go wrong with a straw fedora. And let's remember the bucket hat, which has made a comeback and is the perfect mix of practicality and style.

Q: How often should I wash my hair in the summer?

A: It's best to wash your hair every other day in the summer to prevent dryness and damage. However, this can vary depending on your hair type and activity level. For example, if you have oily hair or sweat a lot, you may need to wash your hair more frequently. On the other hand, if you have dry or curly hair, you may be able to go longer between washes.

Author: Ljupka Arsovska, owner and master colorist at AME SALON

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