Jennifer Aniston's hairstylist shares 8 tips to beat humidity

Though summer’s arrival means the opportunity for our hair to hang freely, unobscured by hats or hoods, the season comes with its own set of problems. Frizz-inducing humidity, chlorine in pools and the sun’s powerful rays put our tresses through the ringer – and a perfectly coiffured ’do can fall prey to the sticky air before our very eyes.


Rihanna embraces her curly hair in the heat. Photo: © Instagram/@badgirlriri

Despite their A-list status, women in the spotlight have the same hair woes. To find out exactly how they tame their tresses, Hello! went right to the source: Living Proof celebrity hairstylist Chris McMillan. The hair guru has worked with stars like Sandra Bullock, Cameron Diaz and Michelle Williams over the years, and is most recognized for creating Jennifer Aniston's iconic “Rachel” cut.

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“Chris doesn’t live with me; I wish he did,” Jennifer once told Yahoo Beauty. “I’ve learned a lot from Chris, and I have become very handy with a hair dryer and a round brush.” The two even collaborated on the hair care line together, with the actress saying she relies on the Restore Mask and beach spray to tame her mane.

Click on any photo to read Chris’ best tips and tricks for beating humidity and maintaining a sleek 'do in hot climates, plus some of our favourite frizz-busting products. From doing nothing to trying an overnight conditioning cap, these are the top ways to tame your mane in the summer.

Chris has carefully curated Jennifer’s coiffure over the years. Photo: © Instagram

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