Hot, sticky summer weather can not only have you melting like the Wicked Witch of the West on a daily basis, it can also bring on a wild, jungle-worthy case of the frizzies. During a heat wave, it just seems that no matter how much time or effort you put into your do, the second you step out into the scorching heat, your tresses become one supersized hot mess. No wonder so many of us end up throwing our mane into a messy topknot in defeat. But not to worry, fellow fuzzheads, we’ve rounded up the best products to help reclaim those good hair days, and keep that dreaded f-word under control:
Organix Smooth Hydration Argan Oil & Shea Butter Shampoo
The best way to get a handle on frizz is to work to prevent it before it starts: in the shower. Suds up with this sulfate-free shampoo, packed with creamy, weightless moisture and strand-smoothing argan oil to help keep you looking more Wonder Woman than bush woman.
Living Proof No Frizz Conditioner
The summer sun can take a toll on your strands. Fight back and protect your locks from fuzzy ends and breakage by following up with a hydrating, de-frizzing conditioner. Our pick works on all hair types to replenish lost moisture and block out humidity without weighing your mane down.
Ouidad Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel
Whether you want to wash and go, or power up your blow dryer for a sleeker style, this versatile frizz fighter has got you covered. Work a small amount of this nourishing gel through damp tresses post-shower to weightlessly arm your do against heat damage, humidity and all the puffiness and unruliness that comes with it.
Big Sexy Hair Weather Proof Humidity Resistant Spray
Don’t forget to seal in smoothness post-blowout, or protect your air-dried do from fly-aways by going the extra mile and locking out stubborn humidity with a weatherproofing spray. Apply this popular go-to throughout your locks to keep kinks, bushiness and drooping at bay.
For extra silkiness, or second-day touch-ups, reach for a lightweight, strand-smoothing serum. Apply this multi-purpose haircare favourite to dry locks to help keep fly-aways and frizz under control and replenish dry, sun-scorched ends.