The Other Kind of Beach Hair

Summer isn’t over just yet. Protect (and mend) your strained strands with these expert-approved sun and swim salves.

Kérastase Résistance Thérapiste Collection

“When it comes to my hair, sun protection is, at best, an after-thought. This SPF and styling spray in one makes it easier to take care of my locks.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

Phytoplage Protective Sun Veil, $30,


“I was not as vigilant as I should have been about protecting my hair this summer. I’m doing damage control with Kerastase’s new line one shampoo at a time.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor

Kérastase Résistance Thérapiste Collection, $40-$63,


“I use this balm before—and after—blow drying my hair to repair damage and make hair look healthy.” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor

Original & Mineral Project Gold Smoothing Balm, $40,


“Fried ‘end of summer’ hair won’t be my problem, come September.” – Mia Adorante, Asisstant Beauty Editor

Sachajuan Hair In The Sun, $32,


“I take this spray gel with me if it’s even slightly humid outside. It helps keep my frizz under control without making my hair hard or crunchy.” – Emilia Petrarca, Associate Digital Editor

DevaCurl Spray Gel, $19.95,


“I don’t go a day without Davines Well-Being shampoo. It completely restores and nourishes my hair, helping to alleviate that summer dryness caused by the sun.” – Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief

Davines Well-being Shampoo, $26.50,


“Before I head out on a hike, I blast a few sprays of this all through my hair, with some extra attention along my part where my scalp is most visible. It has the consistency of water, there’s no risk of oiling my hair up or over-applying.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

Rene Furterer Solaire Protective Summer Fluid, $22,


“I spray this oil on my hair after going for a dip in the sea. It coats and nourishes my hair after the salt water strips it of moisture—plus, I love the texture and scent.” – Sarah Zendejas, Assistant Fashion and Market Editor

Collistar Protective Reinforcing Hair Oil Spray, $22,