Five Hair Products You Need In Your Beach Bag This Summer

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David Koma

As all the experts say, prevention is the best cure. So look to these haircare heroes to ensure your hair is prepped and protected throughout a summer of sunshine

Hair In The Sun, Sachajuan



This hardworking, two-in-one cult favourite doubles as a styling cream to keep your summer up-do in place while offering round-the-clock UV protection. Thanks to innovative technology, its long-lasting UV filters remain in the hair even after washing for guaranteed protection all day long. Shop now

Protective Hair Veil, Aveda

A spritz of this water-resistant mist creates an invisible barrier that not only protects from UV rays for up to 16 hours but minimises colour fading and dryness to boot. A cocktail of antioxidants works together with vitamin Eto fight free radicals, condition and detangle. Shop now

Amla Soothing Serum, Fable & Mane

This soothing oil is inspired by ancient hair-oiling traditions— if it ain’t broke, right? A combination of amla berries, aloe, vitamin E and babchi plant seeds condition hair, rejuvenate sensitive (read: sunburnt) scalps, smooth cuticles and protect from further breakage, all while leaving hair with the divine scent of blackcurrant, orange blossom and woody amber. Shop now

Swimcap Water-Resistant Mask, Philip Kingsley

Specifically formulated to defend against both chlorine and salt water, this cream counters breakage, boosts shine and protects against discolouration, making it an essential for blondes. It was first created upon request of the US Olympic Synchronised Swimming Team, if that is any indication of its gold medal-worthy status. Shop now

Airstrait Straightener, Dyson

Dyson has revolutionised hair tools as we know them.Case in point? This new wet-to-dry straightener uses high-velocity air to dry, style and protect tresses all at once. Styling sans hotplates means a sleek finish with no heat damage, frizz or dreaded flyaways. Shop now

The Treatment

In need of a nourishing treatment to complement your at-home heroes? Look no further

What it is: The award-winning Nutriplenish Treatment utilises 99 percent naturally derived ingredients to restore brittle, over-processed and heat-damaged strands to their former glory. The best part? It is suited to all hair types and textures.

What it does: It’s a must whether you’re giving your hair a boost of hydration before a summer in the sun or are looking to restore damaged strands. Infused with powerful, nutrient-rich superfoods including pomegranate, mango and coconut, the treatment increases hair hydration by 72 per cent while replenishing lipids—fatty acids that make up the foundation of our hair structure—after only one night. As an added bonus, the superfood concoction creates a protective barrier that repels external stressors.

Where to do it: Aveda Salon in Bloomingdale’s Dubai Mall, Dubai. Book now

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  • Words by Savanna Smith