Hair We Go! Summer Hair Made Easy

The secret to great summer hair? Just remember ABC. It’s that easy.

A. Argan Oil

If you buy one new product this summer, make it something with argan, the popular African nut-derived oil, promises to moisturise hair and fights dryness better than anything else. Work in a dime-size amount to revive dull ends or coat hair from root to tip, wrap everything up in a warm towel and sit back and relax for an hour.

Extra Penetrating Renewing + Argan Morocco Oil: R169.99, OGX

B. Brassy No More!

Summer sun and chlorine from swimming pools can turn hair yellow, red, even green! The problem is especially pronounced if you have blond or red highlights. The best solution is to use a purple-hued toning shampoo (which cancels out yellow in highlights) regularly. If you’re considering dyeing your hair and want to keep hair from turning brassy from the beginning, go with warmer tones.

Blonde Angel Wash: R420, By Kevin Murphy, Everything Hair

C. Curls And Waves

Girls with natural curly hair: summer is your season – the extra humidity works in your favour by adding bouncy volume. Make sure your curls stay defined with a lightweight hydrating cream and apply it while hair is damp. For beachy waves that will always be a summer favourite, sprits on a sea salt spray while hair is damp and leave to dry.

Hydrating Styling Cream: R410, Moroccanoil

Sea Salt Texturising Spray: R149.95, By Toni & Guy, Clicks

Getting Some Sun Can Be Great For Hair!

Holidays can give hair a glow and cool texture. It’s the perfect time to expose your natural highlights. Protect your locks with a heat protection spray. While lazing at the pool or at the beach, add moisture to hair with a mask. The sun will help the nutrients in the mask to penetrate. After a dip in the water, scrunch-dry hair to get fabulous volume.

Elements Renewing Mask: R275, Wella

Heat Protect Spray: R260, ghd

TIP: Avoid pulling anything through wet hair, since that’s when it’s most susceptible to breaking. Wide-tooth combs are most gentle for untangling hair, as brushes can pull and tear when they snag strands.



I am Beauty Editor at People Magazine and a make-up artist. I have worked with many celebrities, including, Phumeza Mdaba, Boity, Zuraida Jardine and Rolene Strauss. I always knew I would work in magazines, as I grew up in publishing (my parents are publishers). When I’m not writing beauty or following my passion for make-up, I can be found reading and spending time with family and friends. I am also a tea-lover