Bring Your Salon to Your Next Weekend Getaway With These 3 Design Essentials Travel Must-Haves

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We all want salon-quality hair products, treatments and styles, but keeping twice-a-month appointments can be time-consuming and expensive. It can even interfere with your summer travel schedule. Then, there are those of us who really let our hair go between salon visits. There’s no shame quite like sliding into your favorite stylist’s chair after you’ve been neglecting your hair care routine.

Now, you can bridge the gap between salon visits with your favorite hair care staples from Design Essentials.

One of the most trusted Black-owned hair care brands in the market, Design Essentials started over 30 years ago as an exclusive, salon-only brand and has been a longtime favorite for stylists who love its consistent quality and performance. But Design Essentials isn’t just for your salon favorites. Their Design Essentials Natural collection specializes in providing salon-quality care for natural hair styles at home, so you can rely on Design Essentials for any styling — from wash-and-gos to silk presses to wigs and extensions maintenance.

Whether you have large, bouncy curls or tight coils, Design Essentials has a range of products to care, treat, and style hair in every season. Each collection is designed to provide a solution for any desired hair style or issue. The brand also gives pro tips on each of its products via its YouTube page, where you will find masterclasses from in-house stylists. So now you can bring all the quality, luxury and self-care of Design Essentials to your bathroom and, best of all, your next vacation.

With summer travel season around the corner, we know it can be especially challenging to care for your hair on the road. Whether you’re rocking box braids and need to give them a refresh or maintaining a silk press and want to protect your ends from heat damage, Design Essentials has everything to help your hair feel cared for — no matter where your summer takes you!

Say Hello to Curl Definition with the Almond & Avocado Curl-Enhancing Mousse


With an online cult following, the Almond & Avocado Curl Enhancing Mousse is a standout favorite for anyone with textures from 2B to 4C because it keeps curls moisturized all day long while holding defined curl patterns. You can use the mousse to style your curls for a quick wash-and-go or create twist-outs or rod curls for days of beautifully defined curls. Start your styling with the Almond & Avocado Leave-In Conditioner for even longer-lasting results.

Give Your Scalp the Luxury Treatment with a Scalp & Skin Care Moisturizing Oil Treatment

Don’t sleep on scalp care! The Scalp & Skin Care Vitamin Drops help you care for and moisturize your scalp under protective styles, preventing irritation and breakage. Infused with Vitamin E oil to strengthen your hair, this moisturizing product is free of artificial fragrances and dyes, and it’s gentle enough to use in your skincare routine.

Give Your Bundles the “Fresh Install” Treatment with the Wigs & Extensions Collection

To help you care for your wigs and extensions between salon visits, Design Essentials created the Wigs & Extensions Collection to keep your bundles looking beautiful after a day at the beach or a weekend getaway. This collection has a complete regimen — including a Sulfate-Free Conditioning Shampoo, Detangling Blow-Dry Conditioner, Finishing Thermal Serum and Shine Spray — that is specially formulated to restore your synthetic or human hair so you look like you just hopped out of your stylist’s chair.

From bachelorette parties to family reunions and everything in between, trust Design Essentials to provide the right products to achieve your version of hair goals! Take their Hair ID quiz for recommended products for your unique hair texture and goals. Shop products based on your unique recommendations, and choose from stylist and customer favorites to bring trusted quality to your daily hair care routine.