SPF for Hair & Scalp

A day in the sun usually calls for some serious hydration and protection for our skin. We’re quick to slather on the sunscreen for our face and body, but what about our hair? Does it not deserve some sun protection too?

Not only will sunscreen protect tresses from fading but many of these leave-in products will also add extra shine and moisture to keep hair from becoming dry or even brittle. Below, we’ve put together some of our fave hair sunscreens to help fight against summer’s harmful UV rays.

Phyto Plage Protective Sun Veil

Even a little exposure calls for extra protection. Add a luminous veil of shine, while protecting hair from damaging UV rays and environmental stresses with this lightweight, invisible spray. Fragrant lotus flower and sweet almond oil have anti-dryness and ultra-softening properties, while sunflower defend hair and color against free radical damage. Perfect for days on the golf course or lunch on the terrace.

Wella Professionals Sun Protection Spray

Effectively protects hair against UV rays with a rich vitamin complex that nourishes and smoothens even coarse hair. Leaves hair healthy-looking and soft to the touch. This high-performance UV protection is ideal for before and during sun exposure.

SPF for HairNioxin System 4 Scalp Treatment

For noticeably thinning, fine chemically treated hair. This volumizing leave-on treatment with antioxidants and botanicals, provides a refreshed scalp environment. SPF 15 sunscreen helps protect the exposed scalp from the sun.

Paul Mitchell Sun Shield Conditioning Spray

Sun Shield Conditioning Spray helps shield locks from damaging UV rays and prevents color fade. Conditioning oils instantly soften and enchance shine, so your style stays silky and luminous.

Ojon Color Sustain PRO Fade-Fighter Weekly Conditioning Treatment

This weekly conditioning, glossing treatment with pure hair-repairing Ojon oil plus Tahitian monoi and jasmine wax helps shield hair from color-stealing environmental damage. Rosemary leaf extract plus UV sunscreen create an invisible protective barrier to further defend light-sensitive hair color. Babassu and jojoba oils increase shine for a more vibrant color.

SPF for Hair

Aveda Sun Care Protective Hair Veil

A lightweight, water-resistant UV defense mist that forms an invisible screen to help protect hair from sun exposure for up to 16 hours, to minimize damage and dryness. UVA/UVB filters derived from wintergreen and cinnamon bark oils help protect hair from sun damage. An anti-oxidant blend with vitamin E helps fight free radical damage. 

Shiseido Refreshing Sun Protection Spray for Body & Hair Broad Spectrum SPF 16

This refreshing sun protection spray for body, face and hair helps defend against UVA/UVB rays to keep skin and hair looking healthy and soft. It sprays upside down and spreads easily and evenly, veiling the whole body in a layer of protection. It's formulated with Hydro-Wrap Vitalizing DE, a lasting moisturizer, along with a vitamin E derivative to pamper skin.

Rene Furterer Sun Care Protective Summer Fluid

This emulsion fluid is lighter than an oil while still providing a hydrating effect, perfectly satisfying the needs of finer hair. The fluid restores the HLF of the hair that has been degraded with a natural, sublimated effect and a non-greasy texture.