Summer Hair Problems Solved!

Summer Hair Heroes at Stephen Young Salon in West Wimbledon

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Who doesn't love the summer? It is important whilst enjoying the glorious sunshine that you don’t forget that the warmer months can also damage your hair. The sun, sea salt and pool chlorine can all cause your hair to become dry and prone to breaking – so make sure you stock up on the best products for healthy hair this summer with the experts at Stephen Young Salon in West Wimbledon...

Areas We Cover


Raynes Park

New Malden

Wimbledon Village

Choose The Best Hair Cleansing Products

Davines SUWe tend to wash our hair more in the summer because suntan oils, sweat and styling can make it become greasy and feel clogged and dirty. The heavy detergents in a lot of shampoos can dry out your hair and cause split ends and breaking.

Using a sulphate free hair care range will ensure that your hair is effectively cleansed without drying out and becoming brittle. Styling products, for those gorgeous beachy waves and "effortless" top knots can cause a build up of products, a clarifying shampoo or scalp scrub will leave your hair and scalp feeling super clean and refreshed.  

The Davines SU family of products is a complete routine to protect your hair and skin before and after sun exposure. Enjoy your time in the sun, worry-free — these healing, hydrating and nourishing products are saviours for hair and skin.

Avoid Summer Frizz

If you're struggling with frizz due to the humidity in summer don’t worry, we have a number of solutions for this common summer hair problem! We need to hydrate and nourish your hair to help prevent frizz.

We stock a range of professional products in our salon, which are designed to nourish, sooth and smooth stressed strands, eliminating frizz. We also offer the Nanokeratin hair smoothing service which can help smooth your hair and reduce frizz for up to 4 months!

Prevent Hair Colour Fade in Summer

Davines MINUThe sun can cause your hair colour to fade so make sure to use Davines MINU range to keep your gorgeous colour looking vibrant.

The Davines MINU mask can be used as a weekly deep conditioning treatment to nourish dehydrated colour treated hair.

To prevent colour fade, and over heating, cover up your hair whilst in the sun and use an SPF hair product to protect the colour and condition of your locks. Another effective way to keep your colour looking vibrant in summer is to rinse with cool water, this keeps the cuticles of your hair closed and reduces colour fade. 

Protect Your Hair from Chlorine

Chlorine in a swimming pool can make your hair incredibly dry, cause havoc with your hair colour and condition. To prevent colour fade or hair breakage caused by chlorine, we recommend wearing a swimming cap in the pool (you can get some fashionable ones on the high street or online!) or invest in a chlorine removing shampoo. Then, once you have returned to your normal routine, book a professional conditioning treatment at our Wimbledon hair salon to inject moisture back to your hair.

Keep Cool This Summer

It is essential to use a good heat protection spray and hair products containing UV protection to protect your hair from the summer sun. Cover up your hair if possible when you’re in the sun, or have it tied back, and do not overdo it when using heated styling appliances like styling irons and hairdryers. 

Book Your Hair Appointment at Stephen Young Salon in West Wimbledon

Is your hair suddenly uncooperative and difficult to style? Make changes this summer with the experts at our West Wimbledon hair salon. Call us on 020 8946 5120 or book via our secure online booking link