"I've prepped Kim Cattrall to film in Morocco and Argentina and also styled models for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue," says celebrity hairstylist Ryan Trygstad of NYC's Marie Robinson Salon. "Sizzling temperatures, UV, chlorine, and sweat should never prevent anyone from having a perfect mane during the hottest, most humid months." Here, Trygstad shares his secrets.
As the mercury rises, stock up on shampoos, conditioners, and styling products with UV- and heat-protection. "The sun, arid environments, and salt water dry out ends incredibly fast, so I tell my clients to use an at-home reconstructive mask at least once a week," advises Trygstad. "After you apply the mask, wrap hair with a hot towel to help the ingredients absorb faster. Rinse out your hair when the towel is cool to the touch."
MC TIP: Dyed brunettes and redheads should cleanse weekly with a color-deposit shampoo to prevent fading.