3 steps to ensure your hair survives summer

3 Steps To Help Your Hair Survive Summer - Elle Macpherson

Your hot weather mane maintenance guide

New Idea Beauty Editor WHO and New Idea / February 20 2018

All that outdoor action you’ve been relishing in summer has been amazing for the soul, but there’s a good chance it hasn’t been the kindest to your tresses. If you want to help keep your hair healthy during summer so you don’t need a complete mane overhaul come autumn, then follow these expert tips from Kérastase’s National Education Manager, Andrea Bryceland.


Target summer-specific issues

“Products that keep your hair nourished and have UV protection to look after your colour are essential. Kérastase’s Reflection Collection is perfect – it has the chelators complex, which minimises the effects of chlorine on your hair and protects colour,” says Bryceland. Try Kérastase Paris Reflection Masque Chromatique.

Kérastase Paris Reflection Masque Chromatique
"My top tip is to treat your hair like you treat your skin during the summer months… nourish and protect!"
Andrea Bryceland
Kérastase Paris
National Education Manager


Protect with SPF formulas

“People spend a lot of money colouring their hair [but] even 10 minutes of sun exposure every day in the middle of summer is enough to cause excessivecolour fade,” notes Bryceland, who recommends looking for products that contain UV protection to minimise damage. Try Keune Care Sun Shield Oil.

Keune Care Sun Shield Oil


Avoid dryness

“As hair is highly sensitive to humidity – becoming dry, dull and difficult to style – nourishment and protection are key to looking after your hair over the summer months,” says Bryceland. Try adding a hair mask or oil treatment into your routine, once a week. Try Kevin.Murphy Young.Again Masque.

Kevin.Murphy Young.Again Masque

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Previously from an advertising background, Toni has been working in editorial and beauty at Pacific Magazines for the past five years, and is currently working across Who and New Idea, two of the top five best-selling weeklies in the country. Toni loves being able to make the beauty world seem accessible to the working woman, particularly for those who are time-restricted. As a working Mum, she’s constantly searching for easy beauty and skincare routines on a budget.