What is Sunscreen?
Sunscreen, also known as sunblock, is a type of lotion, spray, or gel specifically designed to protect your skin and scalp from harmful UV rays. While you can use regular sunscreen for your face or body, scalp sunscreen has been developed to soothe and protect the delicate scalp area. The sunscreen for scalp and hair will reduce the chance of sunburn as well as skin cancer on your scalp.
What Are the Benefits of Scalp Sunscreen?
Scalp sunscreen has many benefits. Firstly, it prevents your scalp from getting sunburned. Sunburn can cause extreme pain and on the scalp, can increase your risk of skin cancer. Additionally, sunscreen for scalp and hair areas acts as a protective layer between your scalp and the sun, breaking down the damage that UV rays can cause like drying out your hair and scalp, fading pigment in color-treated hair, and damaging cuticles and texture.
Does Scalp Sunscreen Really Work?
Yes! Scalp sunscreen has been designed to provide your scalp and hair the utmost protection against damaging UV rays. It works by absorbing, reflecting, and/or scattering the sun's infrared radiation. However, it’s important to note that sunscreen for scalp and hair can only be effective if you use it consistently and reapply whenever necessary.
What Are the Active Ingredients in Scalp Sunscreen?
Zenon Life’s scalp sunscreen contains several active ingredients proven to offer protection from sun damage. These include Homosalate, Octocrylene, and Octisalate for UVA protection as well as Avobenzone for UVB protection. Our scalp sunscreen also features a proprietary blend of ingredients including collagen and silk amino acids, antioxidant-rich niacinamide, green tea extract, coffee extract, and licorice root extract in addition to nourishing safflower seed oil and green tea oil.
Are There Any Side Effects from Using Scalp Sunscreen?
Fortunately, scalp sunscreen is safe to use. However, as it’s specifically designed to be used on your scalp, it’s important to make sure you’re not allergic to any of its ingredients before using it. If you have sensitive skin or any other skin irritation, it’s best to check with your doctor for a personal recommendation.
How to Pick the Best Scalp Sunscreen?
When choosing the best sunscreen for scalp and hair, look for one that has broad-spectrum protection with labels that say "UVA/UVB Protection" or "Broad Spectrum Protection." Additionally, make sure the active ingredients are clearly listed on the back of the packaging. Choose one with a higher SPF (minimum 30), but remember that SPF does not prevent cancer, but can reduce the short-term risk of burning. Reapply sunscreen frequently and as often as the instructions state.
At Zenon Life, we take your health and your style seriously. Our Scalp & Hair Sunscreen SPF 40 is an ideal choice for your scalp and hair to ensure maximum protection as well as nourishing and lifting benefits. Plus, get the confidence and control to style your hair the way you want with spectacular results.