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How to Protect Your Hair From the Sun

Sunscreen, as every beach-goer knows, is essential to keeping our skin protected from the scorch of the sun. But did you know your hair needs the same protection? That's why you need sunscreen for your hair, too—from sprays to lotions to leave-in conditioners, there are so many ways to protect your locks from the sun's rays. Be extra prepared for your next beach trip with these affordable and potent sunscreens!

1. TRESemmé Climate Control Protection Finishing Spray ($4.99)

Get all the protection without the extra residue with this lightweight finishing spray. The formula fights humidity, static and has a UV blocker to keep your hair healthy and strong.

2. Clarins Sunscreen Care Oil Spray Broad Spectrum SPF 30 ($36)

Do double duty with a spray that protects your skin and hair from UV rays. Mist this sunscreen oil lightly over areas of your skin exposed to the sun, then gently coat your hair.

3. Aveda Sun Care Protective Hair Veil ($28)

This water-resistant spray will help minimize dry, damaged hair. A mix of essential oils will help revitalize your locks and of course, protect from UV rays.

4. Ojon Color Sustain PRO Fade Fighter Weekly Conditioning Treatment ($29.50)

Keep your color vibrant, get sun protection and leave hair super glossy with this all-in-one leave-in treatment. Use weekly for long lasting results!

Anais C. Corrales grew up in a Latino, Military family. She's the eldest of four children, studies writing at the Savannah College of Art and Design and struggles to find jeans that fit her petite frame. Her passions include: film, food, street style, reading and of course writing. Her hair colors have included: blue, pink, indigo, purple and red. She has ideas for essay collections, novels, short films, video games and web comics. She just has to find the time to create them.
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