Scalp and Hair Sunscreen Basics
Every scalp and hair sunscreen product is rated based on its Sun Protection Factor (SPF). The higher a product's SPF, the higher the level of protection it offers from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays. A surprisingly high number of sunscreens available don't offer any real UV protection: some brands label their product with an SPF that's much higher than what it actually provides.
When choosing an SPF for your hair and scalp, it is important to understand that not all sunscreens are the same. While a basic SPF 15 sunscreen may be appropriate for occasional exposure to strong sunlight, a higher SPF, such as SPF 40, may be needed for full protection of the hair and scalp over extended periods of exposure. Additionally, products that protect against both UVA and UVB rays are important for full coverage.
Ingredients to Look For in a Scalp and Hair Sunscreen
One way to ensure that you are getting a good sunscreen product for your hair and scalp is to research the active ingredients used in the sunscreen. The best scalp and hair sunscreens are usually those that contain a variety of natural and synthetic UV actives, supplemented with other ingredients to protect and nourish hair.
The natural ingredients found in most scalp and hair sunscreens are typically scientifically-backed nutrients that are specifically designed to nourish and protect the hair and scalp. For example, some sunscreens may contain niacinamide, green tea extract, coffee extract, licorice root extract, and/or microalgae extract, all of which are rich in antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory properties. Additionally, other ingredients, such as safflower seed oil and green tea oil, can help to hydrate and nourish the scalp and hair.
Synthetically derived UV actives, such as homosalate, octocrylene, octisalate, and avobenzone, are also commonly included in scalp and hair sunscreens. These powerful UV blockers provide broad-spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays, helping to prevent skin cancer and sun-related hair damage.
Zenon Life Scalp & Hair Sunscreen SPF 40
Zenon Life's Scalp & Hair Sunscreen SPF 40 is an effective and safe way to protect your hair and scalp from the sun's damaging effects. Created by world renowned dermatologists and healers, this sunscreen combines powerful UV actives with an array of nourishing natural ingredients to prevent sunburn and skin cancer while promoting healthier, stronger, and more voluminous hair. With its proprietary technology, the Scalp & Hair Sunscreen SPF 40 lifts and styles hair, adding volume and bounce for a look that will turn heads.
In addition to protecting and strengthening hair, Zenon Life has made safety the top priority. Every ingredient used in the Scalp & Hair Sunscreen SPF 40 has been thoroughly tested for safety and potency. With this sunscreen, you can hit the beach with confidence knowing your scalp and hair are protected from the sun’s especially damaging rays.
Protecting your hair and scalp from sun-related damage doesn't have to be a hassle. With the right sunscreen and a few essential tips, you can enjoy all the fun and activities the sun has to offer without overexposure. Zenon Life's Scalp & Hair Sunscreen SPF 40 is specifically designed to nourish and protect from the sun’s damaging rays, leaving you with luscious locks and a healthy scalp. It is a safe, effective way to protect yourself and loved ones from sun-related damage and skin cancer.