These May Hair and Beauty Launches Have Us So Excited for Summer


With the official start of summer almost upon us, it’s time to start getting hair and beauty routines prepped for all the sunny days ahead. Thankfully so many of our favorite brands—from Moroccanoil and Tata Harper to R+Co BLEU—have released plenty of new products this month to help us all enter into the new season with gorgeous hair and refreshed skin. Whether you’re looking for a new thermal brush for styling blowouts, a tone-correcting hair treatment, or a soothing face mist to relieve redness, you definitely have a lot of options to choose from. To help you out, we rounded up a few of our favorite May product releases that are totally worth your attention. Ahead, scroll through for our top picks.

Maria Nila Care & Scalp Treatments

If you’ve been looking to make scalp care a priority, Maria Nila has totally got you covered with its two new scalp serums: the Head & Hair Heal Soothing Serum and Purifying Cleanse Exfoliating Serum. Both of these must-have serums are 100 percent vegan and cruelty-free and are dermatologically tested. The Soothing Serum is boosted with aloe vera extract, peppermint extract, caffeine, and hyaluronic acid to help soothe and treat a dry, itchy, and flaky scalp. As for the Exfoliating Serum? It works as a 10-minute treatment that detoxifies and cleanses a flaky or oily scalp, thanks to ingredients like AHA acid and glycolic acid. 

Shop: Maria Nila Head & Hair Heal Soothing Serum, $29.90, Maria Nila Purifying Cleanse Exfoliating Serum, $29.90

R+Co BLEU Split End Fix Serum and Proper Molding Paste

With the launch of their Split End Fix Serum and Proper Molding Paste, R+CO BLEU adds two new luxe care and styling essentials to their already impressive product lineup. This super-concentrated serum weightlessly seals, softens, and protects against split ends, offering 88% split end repair after just one application. Not to mention, it also delivers reparative benefits that will leave your strands with increased shine, strengths, and softness. Their styling paste offers a firm-yet-flexible hold for enhanced texture, definition, thickening and is perfect for keeping hairstyles—even the most avant-garde ones—in place all day long. 

Shop: R+Co BLEU Split End Fix Serum, $59.00, R+Co BLEU Proper Molding Paste, $39.00

Redken Acidic Bonding Curls Collection

Redken is here to help show curls some love with the launch of their Acidic Bonding Curls line—the brand’s first-ever bonding care range crafted specifically for curly hair.  Featuring a shampoo, conditioner, leave-in, curl cream, curl gel, and curl mist, this silicone-free collection of products are formulated with a curl body technology that works to restore the natural curl pattern and bring damaged curls and coils back to perfect health. 

Shop: Redken Acidic Bonding Curls Collection, $32-$38 (each)

Peace Out Skincare Redness and Clarifying Mist

Looking to give red, irritated skin so much needed relief? You can totally count on this gentle yet powerful mist from Peace Out Skincare. It’s packed with effective ingredients like a hypochlorous acid blend as well as a triple clay blend, zinc, and arnica, which work together to soothe red, angry skin and minimize excess oil. Spritz this mist on daily to give your skin a refresh and keep distressed skin at bay before tackling the next step of your skincare routine.

Shop: Peace Out Skincare Redness and Clarifying Mist, 28.00

Verb Curl Defining Mask

If bouncy defined curls and coils are what you’re after, then this nourishing Verb mask needs a spot in your wash day routine. Not only does this mask detangle and define curls, but it also provides rich moisture and helps reduce frizz. Along with castor oil and jojoba oil, it features the brand’s proprietary SunflowerCurl™️ Complex⁠ to help nourish your curls so they look plump and bouncy.

Shop: Verb Curl Defining Mask, $20.00

Schwarzkopf Professional Fibre Clinix Bonding Oils

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If you’re in the market for a new hair oil, you might want to consider Schwarzkopf Professional Fibre Clinix’s latest product duo: the Bonding Light Oil and Rich Cream-to-Oil. Both of these oils are formulated with advanced technology that strengthen hair, reduce split ends, improve manageability, and provide your hair with heat protection for up to 450 degrees. The Bonding Light Oil is best suited for fine to normal hair and has a fast-absorbing formula that delivers lightweight moisture to your strands. On the other hand, the Rich Cream-to-Oil is great for helping textured hair feel nourished and transforms from a cream into an oil to help tame frizz.

Shop: Schwarzkopf Professional Fibre Clinix Bonding Light Oil, $15.00, Schwarzkopf Professional Fibre Clinix Rich Cream-to-Oil, $15.00

Tata Harper Calming Crème

Are you a member of the sensitivity skin club? If so, Tata Harper’s new moisturizing cream absolutely needs to be on your radar. Made with the most sensitive of skins in mind, this pillowy textured cream is formulated with bio-actives such as Tazman Pepperberry, Marine Prebiotic Complex, and Oat Seed Oil that are kind to reactive skin and helps tackle flare-ups as well as neutralize hyperactivity. Along with being hypoallergenic, dermatologist-tested, and fragrance-free, it also features exclusive 3-in-1 Redness Soothing Technology to deliver long-lasting moisture and reduce redness. Best of all? This cream has been awarded the National Eczema Association Seal of Acceptance™ so it’s totally safe to use if you have eczema or a more sensitive skin type.

Shop: Tata Harper Calming Crème, $130.00

Moroccanoil Treatment Purple

When it comes to keeping your blonde, silver, or highlighted locks brass-free, look no further than Moroccanoil’s new Treatment Purple. Offering the same incredible benefits of the treatment you already know and love, this hair oil has now been enhanced with tone-correcting violet pigments that will gradually neutralize brassiness while also increasing shine, taming frizz, detangling, and conditioning your strands. 

Shop: Moroccanoil Treatment Purple, $38.00

Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Toning Drops

Enhance your blonde with absolute ease with the help of Schwarkzopf Professionals new BLONDME Toning Drops! The drops are designed to neutralize and refresh blonde tones while counteracting yellow and orange undertones. Not only do they deliver fully customizable tonal results, but they are easily intermixable with BLONDME care products such as the ALL BLONDES Rich Conditioner, ALL BLONDES Light/Rich Mask or COOL BLONDES Neutralizing Mask. Plus, these drops are available in three different concentrated pigments (sand, ice, and steel blue) to help you create your custom toning options. 

Shop: Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Toning Drops, $25.42

Clairol Professional BW2+ Powder Lightener

Clairol Professional BW2+ Lightener just got a whole lot better. While this lightener offers the same amazing results as the original formula, it’s been fully repackaged and reformulated to make your blonding experience so much easier. Providing up to 9 levels of lift,  this vegan, non-pigmented powder mixes into a creamy consistency that now allows for clearer and more visible results during the lightening process. And, as this lightener is able to lift past the brass, you’ll have no problem achieving a much healthier-looking blonde.

Shop: Clairol Professional BW2+ Lightener, $28.09 (for 16 oz tub)

IGK Color Depositing Mask in Moon Dance

If you’ve been hoping to switch up your color for the summer, we highly suggest giving a moody blue shade a try! Our top pick? IGK’s new Color Depositing Mask in the shade “Moon Dance.” Not only will this semi-permanent, color-depositing mask deliver the most beautiful midnight blue hue to your strands, but it will also provide shine, softness, smoothness, hydration, and color protection too. Along with being free of gluten, parabens, sulfates, and ammonia, this mask is made with salon-grade pigments that are designed to fade over time so you can enjoy this gorgeous color with zero commitment.

Shop: IGK Color Depositing Mask in Moon Dance, $29.00

Olivia Garden 80 Millimeter Barrel Ceramic + ion SpeedXL Brush

Trust us when we say that Olivia Garden’s new 80 millimeter Ceramic + ion Speed XL brush is set to be a gamechanger for your blowouts. Thanks to its extra-wide barrel, which happens to be the widest in the Ceramic +ion Speed XL collection, you can achieve much faster drying while styling larger sections of hair, and create voluminous hair looks with ease. You’ll love its ionic bristles which are anti-static to eliminate frizz and add shine to the hair, as well as that fact that it features an ergonomic handle and a retractable sectioning pick.

Shop: Olivia Garden 80 Millimeter Barrel Ceramic + ion SpeedXL Brush, $39.95

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Camille Nzengung

Camille Nzengung is a Features Editor at The Tease, where she covers all things hair. You can find her writing about the best hair products, the coolest hair trends, and all the exciting new hair launches. Send her a pitch:

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