How To Tame Frizzy Hair During Humid Months

Summer is your ticket to lower maintenance hairstyles. From beachy waves to stylish up ‘dos to pixie cuts, this is the season to stow your heated styling tools and let freedom reign. Until humidity has its way with your locks and your look takes a turn from fresh to frizzy. No sweat. Follow our tips and tricks to tame frizzy hair during humid months.

7 Best Hair Products for Humidity

Other than hiding under a hat or never leaving your air conditioned home, it’s pretty difficult to avoid humidity during the hot summer months. Humidity affects all hair types but tends to cause the most frizz in hair that has natural waves or curls. Even meticulous blow dryer or curling iron habits can end up looking undone and frizzy once humidity enters the picture.

Excess water molecules in the air in humid weather bind to proteins in your hair strands, which make the strands look curly, wavy, and…yep…frizzy.

Here are the best products for frizzy hair in humidity. You’ll want to add these to your hair kit to tackle frizz throughout the humid season.

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1. shampoo

Didn’t think of shampoo as a frizz fighter? A strand-smoothing shampoo, like Davines Love Smoothing Shampoo, works wonders when it comes to frizz free locks. Think of it as the base of your smooth summer hair dreams. Those with curls will love Evolvh Smart Curl Hydrating Shampoo which hydrates hair and creates soft, frizzless curls.

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Rahua Hydrating Shampoo

This moisture-rich shampoo leaves your hair feeling soft and frizz-free.

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This curly girl shampoo is hydrating yet lightweight enough for the finest textures looking for control.

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Briogeo Farewell Frizz Smoothing Shampoo

This smoothing shampoo delivers manageability and frizz-free strands to medium to thicker hair types.

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2. Conditioner

The next step in your anti-frizz hair care regimen is using a deep conditioning product after shampooing to help quell breakage and keep strands looking smooth. Evolvh Ultra Shine Moisture Conditioner is perfect for eliminating frizz and providing smooth texture on medium to thick hair types. For those with thin or fine hair, try Innersense Pure Inspiration Daily Conditioner, made with rice bran oil and aloe to smooth the hair shaft and guard against the frizzies.

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This rich smoothing conditioner relaxes and controls even the most unruly hair types.

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Oway Silk'n Glow Hair Mask

Oway's Silk'n Glow line is 100% geared toward delivering frizz-free, silky hair so what better conditioner for our experts to recommend.

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Viori Conditioner Bar

This zero-waste leaves behind 100% moisture and zero frizz. With rice protein base your hair gets added strength.

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3. Smoothing Product

How well your hair will remain in style throughout the day has everything to do with how to "set" your hair. If you prep your hair adequately, it is more likely to combat any outside forces like humidity or dry air.

Start your daily styling routine with a smoothing product. One that has weight and relaxing properties. Even if it feels heavier than a product you would normally use, your hair needs this weight during high humidity months.

If you have fine hair, go with S4E's Hair Cream which helps smooth the cuticle while also delivering volume.

Medium to Thick Hair should opt for Evolvh Super Finish Polishing Balm. Apply it to wet hair before blow out or even use it on dry hair to break up waves and smooth ends.

Curly Hair guys and gals should go for a curl-defining product that also smooths the cuticle. Innersense I Create Hold, with a gel-like formulation, adds weight and smoothing to curls so they're prepared to combat frizz.

If your curls love creams more than gels, go with Bestseller Briogeo Curl Charisma Leave In Defining Creme.

Briogeo Farewell Frizz Blow Dry Perfection & Heat Protectant Creme

Say goodbye to frizz with this heat protecting styling cream.

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Oway Flux Potion

Frizz-fighting, volumizing blow out potion for all hair types.

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Evolvh Super Finish Polishing Balm

This smoothing cream contains heat protection and control to medium to thick, unruly hair.

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4. Anti-Frizz Serum

Think of hair serum as the concentrated formula that ups your frizz free hair game. It’s also a must have for damaged hair. Oway Silk'n Glow Anti-Frizz Serum wrangles unruly, frizzy hair and immediately makes it feel softer and smoother. May be applied to damp or dry hair to calm frizz and add shine. Or try Davines Invisible Serum, which offers soft texture and flexible hold to hair with anti frizz effects.

Oway Silk'n Glow Anti-Frizz Serum

This rich anti-frizz hair serum is the number one choice for those with thick, dry hair.

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Davines Invisible Serum

Davines' lightweight serum is a great product to run through your mid-length and ends before heading out the door.

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Naturally Drenched Watermelon Dreams Oil

This lightweight oil, made with 100% organic Kalahari oil absorbs quickly into hair hydrating from the inside while controlling frizz.

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5. Heat Protectant

If you are a lover of a good blowout, you probably won’t be able to fight the urge for an entire summer. That’s OK. Just make sure you blow the right way to fend off frizziness and keep things smooth. And that means a good heat protectant Oway Thermo Detangling Cloud guards against humidity and heat up to 437°F. Which makes it your go-to for hairstyles requiring heated styling tools AND your humidity deflecting bestie. Keeps your ‘do looking picture perfect all day long along with the added bonus of UV protection. Thermal Stress Protector has a limited amount of hold to it as well, which means it acts like a lightweight hairspray (See #8). If your hair is fine and fragile, go with a heat protectant spray without hold before you blow out or iron like Innersense Hair Love Prep Spray.

6. Hair Oil

What humidity proof hair care lineup would be complete without a fabulous hair oil? Not using a hair oil? There’s no better time to try one. Use Oway Nurturing Drops, made with a wealth of nourishing fruit oils to protect against heat and humidity while keeping hair moisturized. Try this trick—smooth hair oil through locks, from roots to ends, and smooth back into a bun. Allow oil to stay on hair for an hour or even overnight. The result is smooth, luscious, absolutely no frizz in sight, gloriously gorgeous hair.

7. Hair Spray

Don't leave the house without hairspray on humid days as they seal the cuticle and block moisture from entering the hair shaft.

Choose a hairspray with anti humidity benefits. Two of our favorites include Davines Medium Hairspray or Cult & King Setspray. Both help your hair hold up to humidity and ward off frizz.

Kavella Buildable Hairspray

This non-aerosol hairspray goes from light hold to strongest hold the more you use making it your favorite multipurporse hairspray,

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Davines Strong Hairspray

This strong-hold, lightweight spray protects your hair and style all day long.

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Oway Molding Mist

This lightweight hairspray allows you to mold your style during blowout or set it and forget it.

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