Top 10 Summer Hair Essentials

Consider this Your Summer Hair Survival Kit

Consider this Your Summer Hair Survival Kit

As much fun as summer is, the effect that the heat and sun have on our hair is quite the opposite. Lucky for us, we live in an era where there are a plethora of hair care products out there to kick dry, sun damaged hair to the curb. Now, we understand sorting through the mass to find which of these are truly the best can be quite daunting and honestly exhausting. This is why we here at Rank and Style make it our mission to provide our readers with a simplified list of only the highest-rated products to make shopping and finding the best a breeze! So you can trust us when we say we’ve found the ten best hair essentials for summer a.k.a your summer hair survival kit.

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July 21, 2016

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OGX Quenched Sea Mineral Moisture Shimmering Weightless Moisture Replenisher
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OGX Quenched Sea Mineral Moisture Shimmering Weightless Moisture Replenisher

First up in our summer hair survival kit is Ogx's Sea Mineral Moisture Replenisher. Apply this product to your towel dried hair and reap the benefits of sea minerals and green algae. 

Sachajuan Hair After The Sun

It's like after-the-sun care for your hair. Use this guy to remoisturize and gain back your hair's shine after a day spent on the beach and in direct sunlight. 

Olaplex Hair Perfector No 3 Repairing Treatment

There is a reason this at-home hair treatment is called "hair perfector." Olaplex's No. 3 works to completely rebuild your hair's strands to give you healthy and strong locks. 

Sexy Hair Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Renewal Oil w/ Argan Oil Nourishing Styling Treatment

A one product wonder, Sexy Hair's Soy Renewal Oil works to add instant shine and moisture, protect against thermal and environmental heat, and control frizz. Apply to damp or dry hair, it doesn't matter, you'll be sure love this one and keep rebuying. Bonus... It also speeds up drying time.

L'Oreal Everpure Moisture Shampoo

In the summer when your hair needs moisture most and your beauty routine needs simplifying, finding a good shampoo to transform dry, damaged hair is an easy solution to solve two of your summer woes. Reach for this shampoo when doing so — it's formula and price will keep you, your hair, and bank account all happy.

Alterna Haircare Bamboo Smooth AM Anti-Frizz Daytime Smoothing Blowout Balm

Say goodbye to frizz with this 72-hour protector! Summer hair doesn't stand a chance with Alterna's Blowout Balm that keeps your hair both smooth and nourished. 

Living proof No Frizz Humidity Shield

Another frizz-proof haircare product, this one works to block out humidity and frizz without weighing your hair down. Plus, it contains UV protection to perfect for those fun-in-the-sun days.

Verb Ghost Oil

Gain back shine and rejuvenate your strands from root to end with a product that is not only free from parabens, sulfates, phthalates, but is also cruelty-free. Cheers to a hair product that is not only good for summer but good for the environment too!

Alterna Haircare CAVIAR CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction

A CC cream for your hair? Yep! And a 10-in-1 product that truly does it all. Unruly summer hair is now a thing in the past thanks to this hair primer that does pretty much everything you could imagine (moisturize, smooth, protect, soften... the list goes on).

Davines SŪ Hair Mask

A summer hair essential-must! This hair mask will restore radiance and softness to even the dullest strands. Plus, its signature floral-fruity-forest fragrance will make hair masking an enjoyable and refreshing experience for those hot summer nights.

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