Everyone wants to be a bronzed goddess in the summer time, but what is one to do when you’ve worked super hard to get the perfect hair color, that isn’t bronze?! Lather that SPF on your tresses just like you do your bod! … Kind of. Before you go lathering greasy suntan lotion on your mane, find our list of products to use to protect your hair while soaking up the summer rays. For use, during or after your day in the sun, these products are sure to protect and repair your mane from the dog days of summer.
BEFORE SUN EXPOSURE
AVEDA SUN CARE PROTECTIVE VEIL
This lightweight miracle in a bottle is water-resistant and protective against harmful UV rays for 16 hours. Spritz this baby on before you head out in the sun and you’ll be golden (or not, depending on your hair color.)
OUIDAD CLIMATE CONTROL HEAT AND HUMIDITY GEL
For the gal who wants to lock in the beach waves and lock out humidity, try the curl expert’s heat & humidity gel for the best hair on the beach.
BUMBLE AND BUMBLE COLOR MINDED UV PROTECTION SHAMPOO
Mind your beach p’s and q’s and flawless hair color with this lightweight polish that protects your color treated mane from environmental damage.
DURING SUN EXPOSURE
PAUL MITCHELL COLOR PROTECT LOCKING SPRAY
You shouldn’t leave the house without it this summer. Used as an armor for colored hair, just spritz on your mane when you’re done your swim sesh when hair is still wet and continue to soak up the sun.
IVY PARK LOGO BASEBALL CAP
If you just really want to be Becky With The Good Hair make sure you hide your locks from the sun under Beyonce’s Ivy Park baseball cap.
AFTER HITTING THE RAYS
RENE FURTERER SUN CARE REPARING MASK
Intense sun calls for intense nourishment, this solar sublime masque will give your after-beach hair the ultimate Glow Up.
OUAI TREATMENT MASQUE
Ouai’s treatment masque seals the hair cuticles and protects against any further damage with just one use. They’re sold in individual packets making haircare on the go that much easier. Goals.
Have any secret weapons that you use to shield your mane from the sun? Shout ‘em out in the comments section.