We all know that sunscreen is important for our skin, but what about our scalp and hair? Continuous sun exposure can cause your hair to become fragile and damaged, as well as your scalp to burn.
SPF-containing hair care products shield your hair from the sun’s harmful effects. Most commercially accessible products, on the other hand, are expensive and may include substances that cause long-term harm. As a result, DIY hair sunscreens are a great alternative. Continue reading to learn how to make some simple homemade sunscreens for your hair and scalp.
- Raspberry Seed Oil and Avocado Oil Sunscreen
Raspberry seed oil helps you in blocking UV radiation, increasing collagen, and combating free radicals.
Your hair shaft will be well conditioned, and it will also prevent hair from splitting if you add avocado oil to it.
Additionally, rosemary tea helps to strengthen and promote hair development.
Two tablespoons of raspberry seed oil, two tablespoons of avocado oil, and one tablespoon of rosemary teabag. To begin, steep the rosemary tea bag in hot water. Allow it to cool before adding the oils.
Pour the contents into a bottle after stirring it. Then spray it on your hair and scalp to protect them from the sun.
- Aloe Vera, Sea Salt, coconut oil and Honey Sunscreen
Aloe Vera helps to repair any damaged skin cells on your scalp and gives deep conditioning, and encourages hair development at the same pace. Sea salt absorbs oil, reduces fungal growth, and improves scalp blood circulation. By giving your hair the nutrients it requires, honey will keep it hydrated and prevent damage. Coconut oil also helps to condition, soften, and moisturise your hair, as well as prevent breakage.
Take some water, one tablespoon of aloe vera, coconut oil, sea salt, and honey, combine all of the ingredients in a bottle and give it a good shake.
Then you may apply it.
- Coconut Oil and Lime Sunscreen
Coconut oil is an excellent alternative for natural hair care. It helps to protect your strands from heat damage by sealing them. Also, the vitamin C present in lime juice protects your hair from UV damage and promotes hair development.
Warm one tablespoon of coconut oil in the microwave for a few seconds; so that it is mixed properly with the lime juice and water. After that, add warm coconut oil, half a cup of water, and a half-spoon lime juice into a mixing bowl. To keep the coconut oil from hardening, pour it into a plastic bottle and store it at room temperature. When you apply the mixture to your hair and scalp, it will feel wonderful.
So, if you’re always out in bright sunlight and don’t want your hair to become tough and brittle, invest in good hair care and try out these simple homemade hair sunscreen remedies.