Too much sun exposure is never a good thing, and this goes for your hair as much as it does for your skin. While we should always be putting on a hat when we go outside, sometimes it’s just not feasible. The sun’s dangerous UVA and UVB rays can damage the hair’s cuticle, leaving your once-lustrous locks dry, brittle, frizzy, and discolored—never a good look.
Just like we take a little extra care of our skin after a day out in the sun, whether via soothing moisturizer or an aloe treatment, it’s crucial to give our hair some extra TLC post beach or pool too. Whether it’s a conditioner, a mask, or a leave-in spray, there are tons of products specifically created to fight against the effects of sun damage, leaving your hair nourished, moisturized, and frizz-free. We rounded up the 11 best to help keep your hair strong and healthy all summer long.
Show your locks a little love and click through the gallery below to check out our picks.
Aveda, Sun Care After-Sun Hair Mask, $27, available at Nordstrom.
Phyto, Phytoplage Sublime After Sun Hair & Body Oil, $40, available at Dermstore.
Sachajuan, Hair After The Sun, $32, available at Birchbox.
Davines, Su/ Hair Mask, $27.50, available at Davines.
Paul Mitchell, After-Sun Replenishing Masque, $13.05, available at Loxa Beauty.
Tigi, Bed Head Totally Beachin’ Mellow After-Sun Conditioner, $16.99, available at Ulta.
ALTERNA Haircare, Bamboo Beach Summer Sun Recovery Spray, $22, available at Sephora.
Sun Bum, Beach Formula 3 In 1 Leave In Treatment, $14.99, available at Ulta.
Rene Furterer, Sun Care Repairing After-Sun Mask, $40, available at Dermstore.
Collistair, After-Sun Intensive Restructuring Hair Mask, $20.01, available at Feel Unique.
Pravana, Nevo Intense Therapy Leave-In Treatment, $20, available at Ulta.