Today, there are many different types of sunscreen on the market, each designed to offer different levels of protection. While most people are familiar with the sunscreen that goes on our face and body, not everyone is aware that there are special sunscreens designed specifically for the scalp and hair. Protecting the scalp from the sun is especially crucial as the scalp is particularly exposed to the UV rays, making it very vulnerable to sunburns and sun damage.
ZenonLife has created a unique scalp and hair sunscreen that is specifically formulated to protect against the harshness of the sun, while nourishing the hair and scalp. Our Scalp & Hair Sunscreen SPF 40 is powered with safe and effective UV actives to block out the sun’s rays and keep your scalp and hair safe. Additionally, it is enriched with all-natural ingredients that nourish the hair and scalp, making it strong from root to tip and full of life and luster.
But before you slather on this scalp sunscreen, we know you have some questions. To make sure your scalp and hair remain protected, here are some of the most frequently asked questions about sunscreen for hair.
Q. Who Needs Sunscreen For Hair?
A. Everyone’s scalp and hair is exposed to the sun’s damaging UV rays, so everyone should be using some sort of hair protection from the sun. If you spend a lot of time in the sun, it is especially important to use sunscreen for hair to minimize damage. Those with fine or thinning hair should be especially mindful of protecting with a hat or scalp sunscreen as they are more susceptible to sun damage.
Q. How Often Should I Apply Sunscreen For Hair?
A. The National Cancer Institute recommends applying sunscreen at least 15 to 20 minutes before stepping out into the sun. However, if you are already out in the sun, it is best to re-apply sunscreen every 2 hours, or more frequently if you are swimming or sweating heavily.
Q. Can I Re-Apply Sunscreen For Hair On Top Of Existing Products?
A. Yes. In fact, you can even use sunscreen for hair over existing hair products like leave-in conditioners, styling products, oils, and more. If you want to maximize protection, use sunscreen as the last step in your hair care routine.
Q. What Sun Protection Factors Are Good For Hair?
A. Sun protection factors (SPFs) measure the amount of time a sunscreen can protect against UVB radiation. Any sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher is good for protecting hair from the sun’s damaging UV rays. If you will be spending a lot of time in the sun, look for an SPF 40 or higher for added protection.
Q. Is Sunscreen For Hair Water-Resistant?
A. Yes. ZenonLife’s Scalp & Hair Sunscreen SPF 40 is water-resistant for up to 40 minutes, making it perfect for swimming and exercising outdoors.
Q. Are There Any Special Ingredients To Look For?
A. Yes. Our premium scalp and hair sunscreen is enriched with a proprietary collagen and silk amino acids to help nourish the hair and scalp. Additionally, it is infused with green tea extract, coffee extract, licorice root extract, microalgae extract, safflower seed oil, and green tea oil for antioxidant protection.
When it comes to sun protection for hair, we want to make sure you have the knowledge and support you need to stay safe and stylish in the sun. To make sure you always stay protected while looking stylish, use only hair sunscreen that is designed specifically for the scalp and hair.