Does My Hair and Scalp Need Sunscreen?
Yes, like any other skin area, your hair and scalp need protection from the sun’s UV rays. Here’s why: Hair and scalp sunburns, or photo-damage, can cause oxidative stress. Over long periods of time, UV light can age the hair, leading to dry, fragile strands. Hair and scalp sunburns can happen in as little as 15 minutes in direct sunlight and increase your risk of sunburns and skin cancer. As always, it’s important to apply sunscreen to any parts of exposed skin to guard against sunburns and skin cancer.
How Can I Protect My Hair and Scalp?
The best way to protect your hair and scalp is by wearing a hat or lip and using a product with SPF designed for the hair and scalp. ZenonLife’s Scalp & Hair Sunscreen SPF 40 Protect, Style & Volumize is a great option. This SPF40 sunscreen helps protect your scalp from sunburns and damaging sun exposure while naturally nourishing and supporting your roots, giving your hair body and volume. This sunscreen also contains three types of UV-absorbing UV filters that provide broad-spectrum protection and is free from skin-irritating ingredients such as fragrance and alcohol.
Can SPF Hair Products Damage My Hair?
No, when applied correctly and with the right products, SPF for the hair and scalp will not damage your hair. ZenonLife’s Scalp & Hair Sunscreen SPF 40 Protect, Style & Volumize is designed specifically with the hair in mind. This sunscreen nourishes your hair and scalp with enriching antioxidants, amino acids, and nutrients, while delivering volume-boosting technology for luscious, voluminous locks.
Can I Apply Sunscreen along with My Hair Styling Products?
Yes, you can apply sunscreen and styling products. Apply the sunscreen first so it can be completely absorbed by the scalp before launching into styling. Also, when you apply styling products, such as hairspray, be sure to avoid spray-down onto areas where the sunscreen has been applied (it won’t affect the protection provided by the sunscreen to the scalp).
Should I Re-Apply SPF during the Day?
If you spend extended periods outdoors with your hair exposed, you should plan on reapplying sunscreen throughout the day. Additionally, if your hair becomes wet (such as from a swimming pool or heavy sweating), reapply the sunscreen.
Stay protected while looking stylish with ZenonLife’s Scalp & Hair Sunscreen. With this nutrient-dense sunscreen, you can get the protection you need without the worry of damaging your hair.