Shield your scalp from the sun

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WHEN IT comes to laying on the beach or taking a dip in the pool, SPF is the obvious choice to protect your body — but what about your scalp?

That unprotected skin, exposed at the part, hairline or thinning area, is just as much at risk as anywhere else on your body.

Other than shielding your scalp with a chic hat or umbrella, experts recommend a DIY method that protects strands as well:

  • Combine one tablespoon of SPF 50 lotion or liquid into half cup of water to be dissolved
  • Mist it on with a spray bottle or rub it on your scalp and hair before stepping into the sun

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