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Your A-Z Guide to the perfect Summer Hair with Sassoon Salon

Your A-Z Guide to the perfect Summer Hair with Sassoon Salon

A Summer Refresh

Beach Waves
To achieve a tousled beach wave, use a large barrel curling iron and alternate the size of each section for a more natural result. Don't be too rigid with the sectioning. Start underneath and work up to the cheekbones, leaving out the ends for that loose, tousled, beach wave look. 

When curls are completely cooled, loosen the curls for a fabulously tousled look with oodles of texture. Finally, spray with a light mist of Sassoon Professional Edit Hold to lock in the waves.

Even if your hair isn’t curly, curl protection products, such as Sassoon Professional, Curl Foam will ensure your beach waves are artfully dishevelled rather than frizzy. Products for curly hair are often designed for ‘air-drying’, so no heat-activation is required to define texture.

There is something irresistibly seductive about perfectly textured hair that is ruffled and dishevelled for that effortless carefree look. 

“Lift each section out from the head and smooth through with a paddle brush before ruffling the hair with a texturizing product such as Sebastian Drynamics,” says Bruce Masefield, UK Creative Director.

Evening glamour on holiday.  

Play with the shape and leave the hair soft and teased in places for some simple elegance. Don’t over think things when creating the look, the hair does not need to look perfect, yet should have the feeling of delicate femininity.

“Wisps of hair that escape around the hair lines only add to the simplicity and flirtatious feeling of the look. Use a minimal amount of product - it’s more sensual” advises Bruce. Sassoon Professional Motion Hold is perfect to hold your loose twist in place all evening.

Flight Plan To keep your hair from drying out mid-flight, “apply one pump of Sassoon Professional, Diamond Polish through your hair before you board,” advises Bruce. “It will soak into your locks without leaving it greasy, guaranteeing you step off with hair that looks super, sleek and glossy.”

If you’ve had a pre-flight blow-dry, “twist your hair up into a loose bun and secure with D-Pins or loosely with an invisible band, to maintain the body and movement,” says Bruce. Nobody wants to step off the plane with flat hair.

G is for Glow


I is for Illuminate  

Jet set in style

Knot it
If you’re not a fan of covering hair with a hat, tie long hair into a knot at the nape of the neck. Keep short hair slicked back behind the ears and opt for a headscarf to keep in place.


The key to sexy beach hair is great condition,” says Bruce Masefield, UK Creative Director.  If you plan to spend a full day in the sun, apply an intensive hair mask, such as Sassoon Professional Intense Restore. The mask will seal in moisture, while the style will complement an effortless beach look.

Natural Texture
Swap the perfect blow-dries for a messy, loose finish on holiday this season.

O is for Ocean  

Plait it, Braid it, a fail-safe way to vamp up your daytime look. For a contemporary look, stop the braid at least two inches from the end, and tie with an invisible band.

This style is super versatile; wear the look clean or deconstructed.  Use Sassoon Professional Edit Hold with a long-lasting yet flexible hold.

Quick tip
After every dip, rinse out salt water and chlorine with fresh water, and then reapply a sun protection spray. Rinsing the hair will limit impurities from penetrating the hair cuticle and protect the hair’s moisture.

Keep hair shiny and healthy – pamper your locks with a deep-conditioning treatment once a week.

Sun, Sea & Shine

Healthy hair gets its strength and shine from a combination of proteins and vitamins, just like our skin. Your hair needs customised care to help keep it healthy, radiant and supple. Thankfully, at Sassoon Salon, our experts will recommend the perfect treatment – our treatments deliver a host of benefits to dry, parched hair – from boosting the vibrancy of your colour to preventing future damage and instantly smooth’s and strengthens each strand.

Utterly gorgeous Summer Hair

Visit the salon before jet-setting away. Sea water can lead to split ends so plan to visit the salon for a trim, a haircut will keep the ends healthy and super shiny.


Turn off the heat. Air-drying hair will prevent breakage and cuticle damage, which maintains softness and combats frizz.

Blondes turn yellow, brunettes go brassy and red heads fade quickly. Maintain your colour – use Sassoon Professional Illuminating Clean and Condition that will lock in colour longer and leave your hair lustrous.

Zone –out and RELAX