The Refresh: 10 Hair Care Products We're Swapping in for Summer

It’s out with the old and in with the new, thanks to Sephora.

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Summer is the perfect time to shake up your hair care routine and treat yourself to a product refresh. As the days get longer and hotter, it can be harder to keep your hair looking its best — unless you swap your old products out for more seasonally appropriate options from Sephora. Here are our favorites for the ultimate summer glow up.

Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo $28

As much as we love summer, we definitely don’t love three months of constant sweating — and our hair especially doesn’t love increased wash days as a result of it. Enter: the Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo, a summer hair favorite that absorbs oil and literally brings hair back to life, no shower necessary. It’s talc-free, color safe, and has Amika’s signature scent of vanilla, clover, and citrus, a combo that just screams summer.

amika multicolored shampoo bottle

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo $30

Another go-to summer dry shampoo is the Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo, which can instantly revive hair that has fallen flat. The vegan and sulfate-free formula absorbs sweat and odor (very necessary in the heat of summer) while adding body and texture to provide a perfectly tousled, beachy look.

living proof grey shampoo bottle and white cap

K18 Leave-In Molecular Repair Hair Mask $75

Achieve the bouncy, silky-smooth hair of your dreams with the K18 Leave-In Molecular Repair Hair Mask, which has been clinically proven to reverse damage by reconnecting broken keratin chains in just four minutes. Start using this mask now (especially if you plan to lighten your hair for summer) so your hair will be in peak healthy condition as the summer solstice rolls in.

K18 white container of hair mask

Vegamour HYDR-8 Deep Moisture Repair Hair Mask $52

Treat your hair to the ultra-hydrating Vegamour HYDR-8 Deep Moisture Repair Hair Mask, which is made with Karmatin™, a vegan alternative to keratin and silicone. Like drinking an ice-cold glass of lemonade on a hot summer day, this mask immediately drenches thirst-quenched hair in a pool of marula and moringa seed oil, smoothing hair and leaving it looking extra shiny.

Vegamour HYDR-8 Deep Moisture Repair Hair Mask pink bottle and gold cap

Ouai Detox Shampoo $32

After a long day at the beach, we trust the clarifying Ouai Detox Shampoo to break through sweat, oil, sand, and even sunscreen to leave our hair feeling good as new. With apple cider vinegar to remove product buildup and increase shine and hydrolyzed keratin to strengthen strands from within, this shampoo is a go-to for days when your hair needs some major cleaning. Plus, it smells like summer in a bottle with hints of melrose, lychee, and white musk.

Ouai Detox Shampoo brown bottle and white cap

Dae Monsoon Moisture Milk Hydrating Shampoo $28

Is your hair dried out after too much time spent in salt water or from extra-humid air? The Dae Monsoon Moisture Milk Hydrating Shampoo is here to help. The milky formula — made with shine-inducing meadowfoam seed oil and hydrating cactus flower extract — gives dry hair a shot of moisture, reducing frizz and breakage while keeping hair feeling weightless.

Dae Monsoon Moisture Milk Hydrating Shampoo bottle teal cap

Moroccanoil Treatment Hair Oil $34

The Moroccanoil Treatment Hair Oil is a classic for a reason. In the summer, we love to apply it while hair is damp and let it air dry for an effortlessly shiny, beachy look. You can also toss it in your purse or beach bag to help keep your hair looking fresh all day long — just warm it up in your palms and slide over dry hair to instantly smooth and tame split ends.

Moroccanoil Treatment Hair Oil bottle with black cap

Kerastase Elixir Ultime Hydrating Hair Oil Serum $54

Another classic hair oil — and for a good reason. Made with a blend of marula, camellia, argan, and maize oils, the Kerastase Elixir Ultime Hydrating Hair Oil Serum is the ultimate exclamation point for any good blowout. Before heading out, use on hair prior to blow drying for added protection and shine. Run the product through dry hair to give it that extra “oomph.”

Kerastase Elixir Ultime Hydrating Hair Oil Serum gold bottle

JVN Complete Hydrating Air Dry Hair Cream $26

We love leaning into the heat and air-drying our hair in the summer, so in order to achieve the low-maintenance look of our dreams, we rely on the JVN Complete Hydrating Air Dry Hair Cream. It’s ideal for those with curly hair who want to let their texture shine through while achieving a silky-smooth look. It also helps protect hair from UV damage, a major plus during warm-weather months.

JVN air dry cream white tube with black cap

Adwoa Beauty Melonberry Hair Milk Leave-In Conditioner $24

Long summer days filled with sun, sand, and sweat mean that hair is much quicker to dry out and get tangled. Luckily, those elements are no match for the Adwoa Beauty Melonberry Hair Milk Leave-In Conditioner, which maintains hair’s moisture levels and softly detangles strands. A silicone-free blend of Kalahari melon, raspberry, and strawberry seed oils keeps hair hydrated and helps maintain scalp health, all while leaving hair with a juicy fresh berry scent.

Adwoa Beauty Melonberry Hair Milk Leave-In Conditioner pink bottle

Refresh your routine and get summer-ready with Sephora’s collection of hair care products.

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