If you regularly apply sunscreen on your face and body, you know just how important sun protection is!
Harmful UV rays and intense heat from the sun can weaken your tresses and scalp, causing your hair to become dry and even brittle, and scalp to become flaky and tender.
Here are 7 hair care products that contain UV filters to protect your tresses from sun damage:
This hydrating leave-in conditioner contains Color Hold, a proprietary technology that prevents dyed hair from fading due to UVA/UVB and visible light rays. Available at Sephora stores.
Spray this lightweight, water-resistant protectant on dry or damp hair before and during your time in the sun. It contains a natural formula of UVA/UVB inhibitors including wintergreen and cinnamon bark oils to minimise the damaging effects of sun exposure, as well as has a refreshing scent of neroli, ylang-ylang and other pure flower extracts. Available at TANGS Orchard, Ngee Ann City and Aveda Salons and Spas.
Frizz-proof your hair with this spray that contains emollients, a UV protectant and an anti-static agent to tame those annoying flyaways, giving you smoother hair for the rest of the day.
Containing a UV filter, this spray creates an invisible anti-dehydration screen onto your locks to keep it well-hyrdrated and radiant even from spending time in the sun, sea or swimming pool. Available at Guardian stores.
This UV-protective product doubles up as a styling cream to keep your hair in check. It comes with the brand’s Ocean Silk technology to protect your hair and hair colour from harmful UV rays that remain even after a shower. Available at Sephora stores.
Formulated with organic Nyamplung oil from Indonesian trees, this dry oil sunblock spray is water- and sweat-resistant and doesn’t leave a sticky, greasy feeling on your skin. Available on Lazada.sg.
Contains a blend of Moroccan argan oil that is known for protecting hair from heat and UV damage, while giving your hair softness and shine. The formula also contains vitamin E and other antioxidants to strengthen your strands. Available at Watsons.
By Atika Lim, Singapore Women’s Weekly, November 2016
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