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Last updated: August 10, 2022

Summer Hair Product Guide: 11 Pro Beauty Editor Picks

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Vacay Essentials: Here’s What You & Your Clients Need

As the summer heat rages on, so do the hot product launches! If you think you’re set on vacation essentials—you may want to think again. July’s list was packed with all the haircare newbies; Now, keep reading to find your new staple retail for the salon and must-grabs for your station. 


1. OLAPLEX No.4C Bond Maintenance Clarifying Shampoo 

The perfect addition to the shampoo lineup, this weekly clarifying shampoo rids hair of impurities without damage. No.4C is packed with Olaplex‘s bond-building technology to prevent stripping hair while providing a deep clean we all need—especially in the summer!


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2. American Crew® Anti-Dandruff + Dry Scalp Shampoo

Dry scalp this summer? American Crew® has your new go-to for every season to relieve and refresh a dry, itchy scalp. Formulated to not leave any trace of dandruff or buildup behind, this cleansing shampoo is the perfect add-in for the fellas who need some extra scalp care. 


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3. Schwarzkopf IGORA® Haircolor Kits

Schwarzkopf Professional has bundled your favorite IGORA® COLOR10® and IGORA ROYAL® Fashion Lights® colors into perfectly packaged kits to create everything from creative color to neutral-tone looks.


The IGORAL ROYAL® Fashion Lights® Lift + Tone Kit features five radiant shades to lift and tone in one quick step! Offering up to five levels of lift, this kit comes with shades of beige, copper, red and blonde. 


For your brunette babes, grab the IGORA® COLOR10® Impulse Kit. It features two tubes of IGORA COLOR10 that are perfect for quick retouch services with full-color performance in as quick as 10 minutes!

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4. Living Proof Triple Bond Complex Leave-In

Living Proof has launched their first ever bond-building leave-in—just in time for summer! During hot, dry days at the beach, make sure to protect your client’s locks with a reparative treatment that will heal hair from chemical, thermal, mechanical and environmental damage. This treatment is the perfect post-wash step to leave hair 8x stronger with lasting results that don’t wash away with shampoo.


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5. RUSK Deepshine® Xpress Gloss

We do everything we can to save time in the salon, and what’s a better way to do that than five-minute toning? RUSK has released four new shades of Deepshine® Xpress Gloss for fast (but long-lasting!) results with deep conditioning. Their capsule collection features the shades 9P, 9VR, 6NW and 7N.


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6. Matrix SoColor Sync Neutral Gold Ash Toners

If you thought brondes and expensive brunettes were popular this summer, just wait until the fall. Matrix‘s Pre-Bonded Toners are designed to keep your clients on-trend with the beautiful, bronde results they desire. These toners provide the perfect mix of cool and warm tones for lived-in, customized results for maximum shine and conditioning. Pair their new shades 6NGA, 7NGA and 9NGA with the new Open Air Pre-Bonded Lightener.


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7. The Pink Collection by ghd

As a part of their TAKE CONTROL NOW campaign, in partnership with The Pink Agenda, ghd has released a totally adorable collection of pink, limited-edition tools. These vibrant hot tools are embossed with the reminder ‘Take Control Now’ – giving stylists and their clients a friendly reminder to self-check for signs of breast cancer EVERY. SINGLE. MONTH.


The full collection includes the ghd helios™ professional hairdryer, award-winning platinum+™ styler, ghd gold® styler and the glide hot brush. Each purchase from The Pink Collection donates $20 to The Pink Agenda. 


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This styling oil is going to be your new beach bag staple! Featuring a blend of eight essential oils, this product is the perfect way to hydrate thirsty hair while also managing frizz. Plus—you don’t have to worry about greasy-looking hair since this oil is designed to penetrate strands, not simply coat them.


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9. amika High Tide JUMBO Deep Waver

Struggle with getting your waves to have just the right amount of bend? amika launched their 1.25” / 32mm deep waver that will be a new stylist staple. The waver’s huge barrels create deep waves (not crimps!) to create natural-looking waves without creases or iron marks. 


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10. Colorproof Toning Collection

A lighter, brighter and zero-brass collection perfect for every blonde all summer (and year) long. Colorproof dropped a new toning collection to brighten, tone and illuminate any lightened client to ensure blonde maintenance does not mean high maintenance! 


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11. R+Co DART Pomade Stick 

The TikTok girlies really popped off with this one. R+Co DART Pomade Stick is this summer’s fool-proof hack to the slick buns everyone has been wearing. Just smooth over flyaways and baby hairs with the pomade stick and you’re ready to stay sleek no matter the season.


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Need More Summertime Essentials? Check Out Last Month’s List!