3 Drugstore Products That Will Keep Your Hair Healthy All Summer Long


Harsh seasonal elements like heat, sun, and water can do a number on our strands and scalp. These genius finds help fend off pesky summer pains like scalp sunburns, color-fading, and scorched-dry hair.

Derma E Sun Protection Mineral Powder

Thwart Scalp Sunburns
Derma E powder

A scalp burn not only hurts, the inflammation can cause hair growth to stall. An SPF powder like Derma E Sun Protection Mineral Powder ($21.95, Ulta) protects your scalp’s tender skin and helps keep your hair lush!

  • $21.95, Ulta
  • Cruelty-free and 100 percent vegan.
  • Formulated without GMOs, gluten, or soy.
  • SPF 30
  • Formulated with green tea to deliver vital antioxidants, chamomile flower extract to soothe skin, and vitamin E for antioxidant properties.

TriSwim Shampoo

stop color fade
Triswim shampoo

Chlorine from the pool and salt from the ocean can alter dye molecules, making hair’s natural hue look dull. The fix? A post-swim shampoo like TRISWIM Chlorine Removal Shampoo ($12.95, Amazon). Its magnesium sulfate binds to chemicals and salt, rinsing them away before they can affect hair’s hue.

  • Hydrates and moisturizes hair with Aloe Vera, botanicals, Vitamin A and Pro-Vitamin B5.
  • Lime & Mango scented.
  • Paraben-free, gluten-free & cruelty-free.
  • $12.95, Amazon

Sun Bum Revitalizing 3-in-1 Leave-In Treatment

Combat dryness
sun bum treatment

UV rays can scorch strands, leaving them parched. Sidestep the straw-like results by misting a leave-in spray, like Sun Bum Revitalizing 3-in-1 Leave-In Treatment ($14.99, Ulta), onto damp hair. Its banana extract hydrates, quinoa repairs fried hair, and built-in sunscreen shields locks from further sun damage.

  • $14.99, Ulta
  • Detangles, conditions, and protects hair while enhancing and restoring its natural body.
  • Helps controls frizz, prevent split ends, and keep color from fading.
  • Sulfate-free, paraben-free, vegan, cruelty-free, and UV-protecting.

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