7 Second-Day Hair Products That’ll Save You Styling Time This Summer

Doing your hair isn’t a one-and-done type of thing: It’s a continuous process that evolves as the days go by. Day one of your twist-out might be perfectly defined; your blowout might feel like a cloud inside a silk pillowcase. Your style starts to change when day two rolls around — your curls might lose a little bend, and your waves might drop. But when day two turns to day three and day four, that’s when things get iffy, and it can be harder to achieve the results you want.

Instead of hopping in the shower to start your style from scratch, consider trying a second-day hair product. More and more brands are launching products specifically formulated to help you preserve bomb hair as the days go by. Yes, perking up lived-in hair with dry shampoo is a given, but now there are sprays, oils, and more that can make a wash-and-go look fresh out of the shower and beach waves look brand-new again.

Ahead, we rounded up some of our favorites to keep in your stash as summer rolls around — because nobody has time to be cooped up inside doing hair.

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All the things you love about dry shampoo — minus the white, chalky cast — is in this bottle. The liquid spray contains silica powder, which will sop up oil without leaving your hair damp or dried-out. Plus, at under 3 ounces, it’s perfect to toss in your travel bag.

Wander Beauty Extra Mileage™ Hair Refresher, $22, available at Wander Beauty


Perhaps the one thing better than the volume-enhancing properties of this dry shampoo is the citrusy fragrance that’ll make your bathroom smell like a tropical vacation.

Love Beauty and Planet Volume and Bounty Juicy Grapefruit Dry Shampoo, $8.99, available at Ulta Beauty


Simply stepping outside can turn your smooth style less than sleek. Instead of applying heat or loading on the product, massage a little of this anti-frizz cream over your strands. The lightweight lotion will make your hair smell amazing and keep it acting right.

TRESemmé Smooth Renew Anti-Frizz Cream, $4.88, available at Target


The first few days of a twist-out are glorious: Your curls are quenched and defined, and bounce as you walk. A few sleeps later, those curls can start to feel dry and lifeless. When that happens, spritz this mist throughout your curls and give them a tease with your fingers for shiny, good-as-new hair without having to restyle.

John Frieda John Frieda Day 2 Revival Curl Reset Spray, $8.06, available at Amazon


Three days after a silk press, when your hair falls flat onto your head like a helmet, this dry shampoo will be your best friend. The orange mango-scented formula vacuums oil from the root, but adds body to your style when you run it throughout.

Not Your Mother’s Plump For Joy Body Building Dry Shampoo, $5.99, available at Ulta Beauty


You don’t always have to dampen your wash-and-go to revive it. Spray this lightweight oil mist directly onto your hair (or in your hands) to add shine and separate curls that have been clumped together.

Shea Moisture Coconut Custard Wash N’ Go Curl Revival Oil, $11.99, available at Shea Moisture


Both curly and straight hair types can benefit from a dry conditioner. This spray will make parched hair feel silky and protect it from heat and UV rays, which is key if you regularly color-treat.

Kristin Ess Kristin Ess Style Reviving Dry Conditioner , $14, available at Target

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