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It’s a 10 Leave in Miracle Conditioner. It does everything I need without having to have a bunch of different products. It’s simply amazing!

What kind of hair do you have? I have medium thick wavy hair, but the individual hairs are very fine, so some leave in conditioners can be too heavy. Do you think it would work for me?

Lush’s R&B hair moisturizer. Adding a tiny bit to the ends of my hair after a day at the lake or in the pool helps tame my curls without having to fuss with them and restores moisture after sun exposure, plus it gives my hair a vaguely coconut-y, tanning lotion smell.

Jojoba or argan oil for the ends, although these are pretty much “must-haves” year-round, and ponytail holders. I really don’t do too much with my hair on a daily basis, as it’s extremely long & thick, and unless I have a need for something “fancy”, ponytails & braids work for me.

If you have really long hair like I did last summer, probably a hair tie to put in prior to entering the pool! Helps keep things from getting too out of control.

Moroccan Oil. Nothing’s better for putting shine back into my hair and taming frizzies and dryness. And to protect my hair colour, an attractive HAT or 2 or 3!

Absolutely dry shampoo, sweat at my temples and the nape of my neck makes my hair feel so gross. A really good leave in conditioner is another one.

A chlorine neutralizing shampoo! I have lots of blonde highlights and spend a fair amount of time in the pool.

I live in South Florida, so it’s basically Summer for 10 or 11 months out of the year, But my must-haves recently are LUSH’s H’Suan Wen Hua treatment & Moroccan Oil. Also, a hair donut. I’ve been finding it easier to just put my hair up into a nice bun & not having to worry about it.

Ouidad Climate Control shampoo, conditioner & spray. Shiseido sunblock. I’m still looking for a combination sunblock, makeup, moisturizer that works on my complexion. The one’s I’ve tried so far have been too dark and/or felt cakey.

Frizz control like Moroccanoil or other hair oil (even though my hair is fine) and UV protection products (even though my hair isn’t colored!) I like the new line of L’Oreal Advanced Haircare, especially the Color Vibrancy spray. I also recently discovered Got2b Smooth Operator Smoothing Lustre Lotion, and it’s amazing! It doesn’t weigh my hair down but helps make it oh so smooth and shiny, and protects against heat (for the rare occasions I dry my hair) and UV light. Kind of a does-it-all product!

Salt spray for after a day of swimming, cause you can have that beachy look instead of a tangled mess. UV protection spray as well I think is important.

Oscar Blandi dry shampoo! The white powder version is fantastic at actually absorbing oil in my roots. I can keep two or three day old hair still looking fresh, which is important being a ‘fake’ red head.
Also, I am thinking of picking up a UV protectant spray of some kind to help prevent my color from fading in the sun.

Texture spray! It makes my hair look better than a day at the beach. I use curl scrunching gel too, great to mix with the spray for beachy waves.

I hate ocean swimming and haven’t in about 5 years, but for a day at the lake or river, a hair brush (of course) and conditioner (preferably leave in, but if it’s biodegradable I’ll use normal conditioner in water), both for dryness and detangling.

I’ve just recently started using hair oil because I have straight, butt length, fairly thick blonde hair, and even though I’m not prone to curls or frizz, the tips will dry out and split, and it has made my hair so much healthier, so I’ll be seeing whether it’s a must have once I start swimming.

“straight, butt length, fairly thick blonde hair”

This clarification added because long hair gets damaged and stuff so bad, but straight and thick typically do not.

Dry oils and nourishing oils ( Caudalie, L’Oréal Pro, Kérastase, Huile aux 3 fleurs blanches etc.. )

my summer hair care products doesn’t really vary from what i use in other seasons of the year. my two absolute must haves are got2b heat protective & straightening spray and garnier fructis nutri-repair double care to keep my hair shiny and less damaged, ’cause i dye them a lot. from time to time i also use l’oreal elseve total repair hair mask, it helps, but i really dislike the smell, so i won’t buy this product again.

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