9 Products for Lush Summer Locks

The best summer haircare products

Transition dull looking winter hair into luscious summer locks with these nine products.

Sunny days and rooftop cocktails with the besties are a sure-fire way to ring in your happy summer vibes

However, with that often brings the annoyance of heat and humidity, with your hair being the first victim. It’s for this reason, having the best summer hair products is important.

It’s not new news. Hair dries out and can get dull in winter. Summer is a great time to invest in a new haircare routine to ensure you get the best out of your locks all summer long.

From nourishing shampoos, hydrating treatments, and new styling tools, here are nine products to help release those winter lockdown hair blues.


Thanks to Nature:

This luxury haircare range is accessible and affordable. 100% Australian, the range has been expertly crafted and formulated using the best naturally derived ingredients, essential oils, and botanicals.

To restore hair and protect from environmental damages, the Repair & Protect Shampoo with Hemp Seed Oil RRP $16 gently cleanses the hair and helps to restore moisture and prevent damage. It will also protect hair against heat and colour damage. Match with the conditioner from the range for RRP $16 and hair will be well-nourished from the natural ingredients of hemp seed oil, vitamin E, Jojoba oil and hydrolysed Keratin, to smooth and hydrate hair.

Fructis Hair Food – New Look:

The new-look shampoo and conditioner collection of hair food look more like juice bottles than haircare products and look super cute sitting in your shower caddy. And there’s a reason for the juice-like bottle design too – because they certainly feed and hydrate your hair.

For flat and dull-looking hair, the Watermelon Hair Food Shampoo and Conditioner RRP $9.99 each is powered by watermelon extract which naturally plumps flat hair, giving it volume and contains salicylic acid to deeply cleanse and nourish hair from the root to the ends. It’s also vegan and silicone-free.

New Custom Co-Wash by Function of Beauty:

Specifically designed for unruly curly hair, Custom Co-Wash is a cleansing conditioner that uses friction technology matched with mild ingredients, to help cleanse away hair build-up of product, sweat, grime from the hair, and the scalp, whilst also hydrating and nurturing hair in the process.

Formulated with ingredients like Shea Butter, Jamaican black castor seed oil, Avocado oil, Hydrolysed Quinoa, and Aloe Vera to help moisturise and protect coily, curly, and colour-treated hair.

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This is a 2-in-1 product of both shampoo and conditioner, and you need to take the famous Function of Beauty hair quiz to order the right formulation (and scent if you wish) for your hair type. RRP $29 to $45 depending what size you want.


Brite Organix:

If you have no patience to shampoo your hair, apply a conditioning treatment, wait 15 to 30 minutes to wash out, then hop back into the shower to wash out and then condition as normal, the Superhero 3-in-1 Leave-in Treatment RRP $10 by Brite Organix is the perfect solution.

It’s vegan and cruelty-free and contains ingredients like Watermelon seed oil and Hazel seed oil which will work to promote hair growth, prevent hair loss and deeply hydrate hair.

To use, apply to clean damp hair after you shampoo. Comb through from roots to ends and then dry and style as usual. For a deep overnight treatment, apply before bed and loosely braid or tie back hair to lock in moisture whilst you sleep. Style in the morning.

This hair masque is available in a variety of different scents. We favour the blackcurrant mermaid one the best – smells like blueberry pancakes.

Body Blendz:

The New Hair Treatment Mask RRP $34.99 is a luxurious, lightweight hair mask designed to deeply condition hair and encourage hair growth. It works to treat the scalp whilst treating hair too, so helps promote healthy hair which is both smooth and shiny. Perfect for thin, straight hair.

It contains vitamin B5, cocoa, and shea butter to nourish and soften hair, whilst protecting the scalp, and Colza oil and Guar bean to help de-frizz and detangle.

To use, apply a generous amount to clean hair and let it sit and soak for ten minutes, before washing out.


Specifically designed for curly hair, Moroccanoil are the masters of hair hydration, using a combination of moisturising ingredients such as Moroccan oil and Argan oil, hair feels nourished, soft and smooth and well protected.

Try the Intense Hydrating Mask RRP $55.95 for medium to thick hair, for a deep treatment to dry summer locks. This mask, though perfect for frizzy and curly hair, will also work well with dry straight hair, especially after a long day at the beach.


Tidal Hair:

Available for purchase online in October the NEW Tidal Hair Blowout Brush RRP $99 just made blow-drying your hair that much easier.

No more awkward management of brushes and hair dryers, this tool does both by using hair drying technology inside the brush, so you can smooth your hair and style with ease. It can be used on both wet and dry hair, remembering to spritz your locks with heat styling spray first.

For a sexy mermaid summer look, their NEW Hair Waver RRP $99 is a real game-changer when it comes to creating soft beachy waves in the hair, as it uses three curlers in one to gently wave the hair. Can only be used on dry hair and make sure you use a heat protectant spray as well. 

Use after straightening hair using the Blowout Brush for a smooth, refined, and polished look to your hairstyle.


If you have spent all day outdoors in the sun, or just finished a sweaty work out, and don’t have time to wash your now greasy and oily hair, dry shampoo will be your must-have product for summer.

The new Batiste Tropical dry shampoo which is only a RRP $9.99 at Chemist Warehouse has an exotic coconut fragrance with refresh your hair in seconds, without drying it out. A small spritz will effectively remove oil, leaving hair looking clean and tidy.

Rebecca Wilkinson

Beauty Editor

Rebecca is a freelance content creator and beauty editor for Bondi Beauty. She is a pescatarian, who may yet become vegan. She loves all things beauty, health & travel, has a weakness for coffee and is obsessed with cats and yoga. If she's not answering her mobile - it's probably because she's trying out the latest beauty trend, like massaging crushed pearls into her skin for the ultimate collagen and vitamin boost to skin cells.

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