Get Your Hair Ready for Summer

Jun 19, 2022

Summer is right around the corner! As we start the transition back to the heat, it's crucial to prep your hair just like your skin. You're probably aware of the importance of using SPF on sunny days to protect your skin, but did you know your hair can get sun damage too?

YUP. After prolonged exposure to the sun, UVA and UVB rays can damage the cuticle of your hair and the damage can range from discoloration, dry brittle strands, split ends to frizziness. Damaged hair looks dry and can be unmanageable - which means a headache for you.

The good news is that you can take actionable steps to prevent sun damage this summer! We're coming at you with our best tips to keep your hair healthy, shiny, and bouncy no matter what you're hair texture is. Keep on reading to get the deets on beach ready hair ⤵️

Get A Trim

If you haven't booked a haircut with us yet to trim your winter hair - this is your sign to do it. Trimming your hair gets rid of those pesky split ends and boosts hair growth - plus you'll have a fresh 'do for the summer.

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT FOR A FRESH CUT

Wash Yo' Tresses Less

Washing your hair often dries out your hair and so does the sun, the solution to this is washing your hair less or opt for a more hydrating shampoo

Our Picks for Hydrating Shampoos:

DAVINES MOMO SHAMPOO

Why it's great:

  • This pH 5.5 shampoo is designed to quench dry, dehydrated hair. The moisture-rich formula contains Rocket extract packed with essential fatty acids and Vitamins C & B helping to restore the depleted elements and boosting vitality.

R+CO BEL AIR SMOOTHING SHAMPOO + ANTI-OXIDANT COMPLEX

Why it's great:

  • Hydrating ingredients like Artichoke Extract (Anti-Oxidant), protects hair and scalp from free radicals and UV rays. Packed with minerals that revitalize dry, damaged hair.

    R+CO ATLANTIS B5 MOISTURIZING SHAMPOO

    Why it's great:

    • If your hair needs moisture, use ATLANTIS to bring its life back. Pro Vitamin B5, penetrates hair and provides intense hydration. Coats strands + adds a natural sheen.

     

      

    Condition, condition, condition.

    We recommend conditioning every time you hop in the shower, this ensures that your hair will stay soft and nourished.

    Our Picks for Hydrating Conditioners:

    DAVINES MOMO CONDITIONER

    Why it's great:

    • MoMo Moisturizing Conditioner works both as an SOS or daily conditioning treatment for dry, stressed, static-y hair. Like the MOMO shampoo, it's packed with essential fatty acids and natural polymer Rhizobian Gum attracts and holds moisture, locking it in to the shaft, but only where it is needed. The Pathenol (also known as pro-vitamin B5) and Jojoba oil strengthen, soften and add shine.

    R+CO HIGH DIVE MOISTURE & SHINE CRÈME

    Why it's great:

    • Formulated to smooth and seal the hair, it moisturizes, softens and drowns out frizz. Hydrating ingredients include: Vitamin E, conditions and acts as an anti-oxidant and conditions to prevent damage. Provitamin B5, adds shine and moisture.


    R+CO BEL AIR SMOOTHING + ANTI-OXIDANT COMPLEX CONDITIONER

    Why it's great:

    • To reduce frizz and for smoother, straighter hair, the BEL AIR conditioner seals the hair shaft and helps hair appear sleek and soft. Tucuma Seed Butter, tames frizz and revives dry, dull hair. Helps maintain hydration, suppleness, and elasticity. Pequi Fruit Oil, adds shine and reduce frizz by smoothing hair cuticles.

    Use Protecting Treatments

    Protect yo' strands and use the Davines beach-approved product that keep your hair safe from the rays of the sun - think of it as SPF for your hair.

    The Davines SU Collection:

    DAVINES SU MILK

    Why it's great:

    • SU Milk is a leave-in protective and softening treatment that provides all of the benefits of a cream and the lightness of a spray. Thanks to anti UV-A and UV-B filters, it protects the hair's hydration and colour during sun exposure leaving your hair soft and shiny without feeling weighed down.

    DAVINES SU HAIR MASK

    Why it's great:

    • SU Hair Mask is a hydrating hair mask for after a day out in the sun. This mask nourishes sun and chlorine exposed hair. We recommend watching one of our favourite Netflix series before rinsing out this hair mask. 

    DAVINES SU HAIR & BODY WASH

    Why it's great:

    • We love a one-two punch product and that's exactly what the SU Hair and Body Wash is. Enriched with Italian citrus extracts, this head-to-toe wash works wonders on sun-drenched skin and hair. As a shampoo, it conditions and repairs damaged strands. As a shower gel, it tames inflammation, irritation, and even prolongs the life of your tan.

    Wear a Hat

    It's so simple yet so easily forgotten. Wear a cute hat to match with your outfit and block off the sun's rays - two in one!

    Our Pick:

    TWENTYSEVEN DAD CAP

    Why it's great:

    • Shield your locks from direct sun exposure and rep your fave salon all at the same time. It's cute and goes with any outfit ;)

     

    Keep Your Hair Loose

    If you want to try new hairstyles this summer, opt for loose ponytails, braids, and buns. keeping your hair in tight hairstyles can cause breakage which worsens with the heat of the sun beating down on it.

    Our Picks for Hair Accessories:

    THE INVISIBOBBLE HAIR TIE 

    Why it's great:

    • Innovative water repellent, anti-allergic and anti-bacterial design ensures you're covered for any occasion. Say goodbye to headaches and split ends, too - why haven't you bought these yet?

    TWENTYSEVEN SATIN SCRUNCHIES

    Why it's great:

    • If you know a thing about us, you know we love our satin scrunchies because of all the benefits they give our hair. Save your strands with these babies!

    FRENCH NO CREASE HAIR CLIPS

    Why it's great:

    • These famous hair clips spotted in all the backstage fashion show photos are a staple to your make-up bag. Keep your hair in place while you do your make-up and avoid any unwanted creases or dents in your hairstyle.

    Keep Heat Styling at an ATL

    Keep the heat styling at an all time low during the summertime as the heat from the sun and the heat from your hot tools make for a dangerous combo for your locks.

    Our Picks for Styling Treatments:

    DAVINES MELU HAIR SHIELD

    Why it's great:

    • Melu Hair Shield is a heat protector spray for long, delicate or damaged hair. Sprayed onto damp, towel-dried hair, it will protect even the most fragile locks from thermal styling up to 230 degrees.

     

    DAVINES OI ALL IN ONE MILK

    Why it's great:

    • Named ‘all in one’ for a reason, this leave-in formula has myriad mane-taming functions; adding shine, promoting softness, eradicating tangles, minimizing frizz, enhancing volume and increasing the longevity of your chosen style (phewf!).

    R+CO ONE PREP SPRAY

    Why it's great:

    • We think of ONE as a primer or a base coat: It protects your hair from everything else you’re going to do to it. ONE evens out the porosity in your hair so that products adhere evenly. It’s also useful as a revitalizer, which, let's face it: We all need right now.

    DIY Salon Treatments

    If you can't make it to our salon, we carry products that bring the salon to you. It's so important to pamper your hair during the warmer months since they are more prone to damage.

    Our Picks for a DIY Salon Experience:

    DAVINES THE RENAISSANCE CIRCLE OF CHRONICLES HAIR MASK

    Why it's great:

    • This mask is ideal for someone with highly damaged, brittle hair. Babassu butter detangles to restore softness, silkiness and body, and the copper and iron-rich yellow clay helps to re-compact the hair structure, making it look healthier and stronger.

    DAVINES LET IT GO CIRCLE OF CHRONICLES HAIR MASK

    Why it's great:

    • This hair softening mask is for the scalp and hair that needs a break from hectic everyday life. Its fragrance promotes a sense of relaxation while it nourishes and refreshes your hair.

    DAVINES THE QUICK FIX CIRCLE OF CHRONICLES HAIR MASK

    Why it's great:

    • Treat your strands to a hair mask that provides express moisturization, detangling and shine in only three minutes. Quick Fix is also highly iron-rich to remove hair impurities in a pinch.

    If you need more help or want to ask any questions feel free send us a message on Instagram or Email Us! We'd be more than happy to help you prep for that beach ready hair.