If you have an uncontrollable urge to completely change your hair color around this time of year, you are not alone. With the end of summer fast approaching, it’s a natural longing to embrace a color change – especially if, like me, you’ve spent almost all of the lockdown moodboarding hair inspiration on Pinterest. However, while summer is the time most of us think about changing hair color, the bright sun can actually put our color and hair health at risk. If you’re planning on sitting in the sun, Nikita Fisher, co-owner of Palmer Fisher London, has brilliant advice on protecting your hair (other than with a hat). “My top tip is to put conditioner on your hair while you sunbathe, just like you would put sunscreen on your skin to protect it,” she says.
I admit that the urge to adopt a new summer hair color has totally overtaken me, and I’ve booked my personal color makeover for early next month. In my search for the hottest summer colors, I asked some of the top colorists across the pond for their views on the best summer hair colors. Keep scrolling to discover the most requested hair colors of summer to date and the products you need to get your salon finish.