The Hair Health Smoothie Trend You Need To Sip On This Summer

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Are you ready to toast to a trend that’s taking the beauty world by storm?

This summer, ditch the expensive hair treatments and reach for something more refreshing and delicious — a hair health smoothie.

Yes, you heard it right. Sipping your way to better hair health is the coolest trick this season, and we’ve got the scoop on how to get those shiny, strong tresses with a straw.

Imagine combining the yumminess of bananas and passionfruit with the green goodness of kale, topped off with cutting-edge hair care ingredients like pea sprout extract and vitamin E.

Enter the Hair Health Hero Smoothie, a creation by Nutrafol and Juice Press that’s basically a spa day for your scalp, served chilled!

And guess what? Style icons like Ashley Graham and Serena Williams are already fans.

They were sipping this concoction before dazzling us on the Met Gala red carpet. If it’s good enough for them, it’s definitely worth a try, right?

But why a smoothie, you might ask? Because it’s a powerhouse of nutrients that feed your follicles from within, promoting healthier growth and strength.

And it’s not just for the naturally blessed; if you love adding a pop of color to your hair, these smoothies can help combat the stress that dyes can put on your delicate strands.

Ready to blend your way to fabulous hair this summer? Here are a couple of DIY recipes to start:

Vibrant Shine Smoothie Recipe

avocado, spinach and chia seed smoothie recipe for healthy hair

Perfect for: Enhancing the shine and vibrancy of colored hair

  • Ingredients:
    • 1 ripe avocado (adds silkiness)
    • 1 cup mixed berries (for radiance)
    • A handful of spinach (strengthens strands)
    • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (for texture and growth)
    • A splash of almond milk (smooths cuticles)

Directions: Blend all ingredients until smooth. Enjoy this lush mixture to keep your colored hair vibrant and glossy.

Expert Insights

“Avocados and berries are not just good for your palate; they’re a feast for your hair too. The natural oils and antioxidants in this Vibrant Shine Smoothie are perfect for maintaining that just-colored gloss and depth, ensuring your hair doesn’t just look great, but feels healthy too.”

Enza Piazza, Hair Stylist & Color Consultant

Lasting Color Health Smoothie Recipe

pineapple and banana smoothie recipe for healthy hair

Perfect for: Preserving color and preventing fade

  • Ingredients:
    • 1 cup chopped pineapple (protects and hydrates)
    • 1 banana (for elasticity and moisture)
    • 1 cup coconut water (for hydration and nourishment)
    • 1 teaspoon spirulina powder (a protein boost for strength)
    • A few ice cubes

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender. Sip this tropical treat to maintain the health and longevity of your dyed locks.

Expert Insights

“Pineapple and banana are power players when it comes to hydrating and fortifying hair. This Lasting Color Health Smoothie is particularly great for those with colored hair, as it helps combat the drying effect of dyes and keeps your hair color vibrant for longer.”

Enza Piazza, Hair Stylist & Color Consultant

5 Best Ingredients for Hair Health

Let’s spotlight some superstar ingredients recommended by experts Healthline and WebMD for optimal hair health:

Avocado: Loaded with biotin and essential fatty acids that promote thicker, healthier hair.

Berries: Bursting with antioxidants and vitamin C, which protect hair follicles against damage from harmful molecules.

Spinach: A super green rich in iron and folate, helping to prevent hair loss and promote follicle growth.

Nuts and Seeds (like chia or flaxseeds): Packed with omega-3 fatty acids that add luster and elasticity to your hair.

Spirulina: This blue-green algae is a powerhouse of antioxidants and proteins, boosting hair growth and enhancing overall hair health.

Parting Words

Is this trend just a summer fling? Nope, it’s here to stay.

Smoothies offer a burst of nutrients that are great for your hair year-round. So why not make it a part of your daily routine? Your locks will thank you, and your taste buds will be pretty happy, too.

Authors

  • Nicola Freeman, Creative Director & Content Lead

    With over two decades of passionate hair dyeing experience, I've experimented with nearly every shade imaginable. My journey began long before blogging; as an award-winning copywriter in London and New York, I shaped narratives for iconic brands. However, when friends sought advice during lockdown for at-home hair dyeing, I realized my true calling. Beyond being your hair color expert, I'm a mom of two girls, wife to artist Tony, and an avid soccer player!

  • Enza Piazza, Hair Stylist & Color Consultant

    I’m Enza Piazza, your go-to hair stylist and color consultant with over 23 years of professional salon experience bringing vibrancy and life to hair of all hues. My Italian roots from sunny Sicily infuse passion into every snip and color, a passion that’s been recognized with top honor awards including bridal and party hair at the National Hairdressers Federation’s Championships. After training in Surrey, UK’s most prestigious salons including Head Master Academy, I embraced the entrepreneurial spirit and set up Enza Hair Styling, offering tailored hair care for 13 years, and treating each client like family. Away from the salon, I cherish moments as a proud Nonna to grandson Joseph and as a playful companion to my Jack Russell, Bo.