It's 90 percent hot in the Philippines all year round—add that to the fact that your commute often reduces your hair into a sweaty and dusty mess—so why not invest in products that keep amoy-araw and amoy-usok at bay?

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A hardworking shampoo

Lather a shampoo that rids of the gunk and leaves the scalp squeaky clean to prevent unwanted odors.

TRY: Pantene Pro-V Aqua Pure Shampoo, P155, Lazada

A fresh-smelling conditioner

Because the conditioner is the last thing you use in the shower, massaging one with an ocean scent can guarantee fresh-smelling locks throughout the day.


TRY: Cream Silk Fresh Hydration Conditioner, P109, Lazada

A styling product with refreshing notes

This wave spray enhances your hair's natural texture, lifts the roots, and leaves a lovely citrus scent.


TRY: Ouai Wave Spray, P693,

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Dry shampoo

The tried-and-tested product you need to get rid of amoy-araw, sweat, and the greasy feel: Dry shampoo!

TRY: TRESemmé Instant Refresh Dry Shampoo, P499, Lazada

Perfumed hair mist

You can apply it directly, or spritz your perfumed hair mist on your hairbrush to diffuse the scent all over your dry locks.


TRY: Human Nature Refreshing Hair Mist in Summer Breeze, P249.75, Beauty Bar

Pillow spray

If you've shampooed your hair the night before, make sure to spritz a pillow mist on your sheets to wake up to fresh-smelling tresses the next day.


TRY: Zen Zest Linen Fragrance in Olive and Bergamot, P125, Glorietta

Hair ties

Your hairstyle can keep you feeling cool and breezy too. A 'do that keeps all the locks away from your face should be your go-to look this summer.

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