Summer is on the horizon and with it, a social calendar filled to the brim with warm weather activities. But don’t forget that while you’re busy planning your summer outfits, your hair also needs a little TLC. Enter the best hair products of May 2022. All that vitamin D can do the body good, but too much time in the sun can damage your locks as well as your skin. That’s why this month’s slew of protective leave-in products, styling products and more from brands like Sol De Janeiro, Amika and Bumble and Bumble will have you clicking ‘add to cart’ quickly. Overall, a major theme is the key ingredients that hydrate. (Think: hyaluronic acid, natural oils like rosehip, squalene, and coconut, to name a few).
If you’re looking to strengthen strands from within, this is your lucky month because Ouai has just released their highly anticipated hair supplements (based on chaga mushroom and hyaluronic acid) as well as a scalp serum inspired by skin care intended to encourage new hair growth. Especially in the summer, your hair routine should be as low maintenance as possible. That means saying yes to air drying and choosing easy-to-use tools like T3’s new Hot Brush.
Check out all of this month’s new releases below.
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The best hair collections of May 2022
This collection was designed for anyone looking to add extra shine to their hair (hence the name “Glossy”). Each product is powered by key ingredients of peach, rosehip and squalane oil for added hydration. The line is ideal for thick to coarse, dry, damaged and low porosity hair types, but anyone can benefit from it. |Advantages: immediate shine, safe for color | Notable ingredients: peach, rosehip and squalane oil
This dynamic duo is most effective when used in tandem. The skincare-inspired serum helps support a healthy, balanced scalp with adaptogens like arctic root, siberian ginseng, chaga mushroom and hyaluronic acid. The daily vegan supplement is made with super beauty ingredients like biotin and pea sprout extract that support hair strength and promote overall hair health. |Advantages: works as a system, good for thinning hair | Notable ingredients: Chaga Mushroom, Hyaluronic Acid, Biotin
This color preservation regimen is the latest collection from Australian pro Kevin Murphy. It includes four products: a shampoo, a conditioner, a leave-in treatment and a booster treatment. It’s made with pH-sealing technology that acts as a thermal protector and also supports your scalp’s natural microbiome for overall hair health. |Advantages: salon quality, works as a system or alone | Notable ingredients: Hydrolyzed vegetable and rice proteins
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Bumble and Bumble
Surf Wave Foam
If you’re looking to add some texture and volume to your hair, this whipped mousse delivers instant results. It’s made with a protective blend of aloe leaf juice, sea kelp extract, coconut fruit extract and seaweed extract to moisturize strands, while sea salt Morte adds grip. It even has UV filters to help protect against the drying effects of the sun. Pro Tip: Use on dry hair for easier styling and re-styling. |Benefits: ideal for dry hair, refreshes dirty hair | Notable ingredients: Sea salt, aloe leaf juice, kelp extract, coconut extract and seaweed extract
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