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Sunblock shampoo

Add sunlock to shampoo (or conditioner) to protect your scalp.
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I occasionally wander outdoors (from my cube to my car, for instance), and I sunburn easily. Sunblock helps, but I don't like trying to protect my scalp with sunblock because it leaves a greasy mess in my hair, and I don't like wearing hats. Why not add sunblock to shampoo or conditioner so your scalp will be coated with some non-greasy protection?
randydarden, May 01 2001


       Doesn't your hair protect your scalp?
redpony, May 01 2001

       funny, my scalp is coated with protection (hair), but it is decidely *greasy*. (I thank my father, he who rubs Saturday morning sawdust on his head)
absterge, May 01 2001

       randy: use a parasol.
mihali, May 01 2001

       Those of us who are starting to go bald certainly do notice a tendency to get burned on top. When I'm on the river I sometimes rub regular sunblock on my head, and it makes what's left of my pelt look damned silly. (Not that I mind looking silly in that context, you understand.) Shampoo might not work, but some sort of hair conditioner with PABA added would be a hit with me. Maybe stir in some DEET to keep off the mosquitoes, too.   

       waugsqueke: I haven't seen this but I'd like to. Any product names spring to mind?
Dog Ed, May 01 2001

       In water?
StarChaser, May 02 2001

       I was searching Google to see if this was baked and this Halfbakery posting was the first hit.
So I must churn and bun.

       I am thinning on top and prone to serious burnage. A hat often helps, but this would be handy too.
wagster, Jul 26 2005

       surely you wash shampoo off. so you'd wash the sun block off too?
jonplackett, Jul 27 2005

       Can I get some sunblock sex lube? [goes off to google, may be baked, knowing this world]
normzone, Jul 27 2005

       The sunblock would just make your hair greasy, so you have a choice: have greasy hair and unburned skin, or regular, shampooed hair and if you just add sunblock to those parts that are prone to sunburn, nice, unburned skin...
froglet, Jul 29 2005


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