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Sun Bum

Premium Hair Lightener

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4.0 oz Item 2502707

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Sun Bum Hair Lightener is specifically formulated to brighten and highlight your locks by amplifying the natural lightening effects of the sun. Infused with Costa Rican pineapples and Hawaiian Lehua honey, this special UV-activated blend creates natural subtle tones and beautiful highlights without the brassiness you hate. Sun Bum couldn't be more stoked to share one of its best secrets with you.
Spray generously on clean, conditioned and towel-dried hair. For sun-streaked highlights, expose hair to direct sunlight. Do not apply more than once between shampoos. Use on blonde hair shades for the most natural-looking results. To get an all over natural highlighting effect, use your fingers to twirl small sections of hair while making sure to spray each section thoroughly.
Aqua (Water), Hydrogen Peroxide, Polysorbate 20, Fragrance/Parfum, Honey/Mel/Miel, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract, Silicone Quaternium-8, Disodium Phosphate, Phosphoric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Coumarin, Ext. Violet 2 /Cl 60730/Murasaki401.

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Sun BumPremium Hair Lightener
 
4.6

(based on 33 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (28)
  • Effective (27)
  • Smells great (25)
  • Good value (18)
  • Gentle (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Normal hair (18)
  • Color-treated hair (12)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (11), Product junkie (10), Beauty conscious (6)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (15), Straight hair (11)

Reviewed by 33 customers

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5.0

Love this product,but

By Amanda

from Lake Wales, Fl

About Me Minimalist

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Smells great

Cons

  • Abrasive

Best Uses

    Comments about Sun Bum Premium Hair Lightener:

    I love this product ,but it does tend to leave your hair very dry as the day goes along .I saw results in the first day I used it as I applied it before a day kayaking.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    lightens hair

    By anna

    from wisconsin

    Comments about Sun Bum Premium Hair Lightener:

    spray this on after you get out of the shower and go in the sun and your hair will be a shade lighter!!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I would absolutely buy this product again and again!

    By AG

    from Chicago

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Gentle
    • Good Value
    • Smells great

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Sun Bum Premium Hair Lightener:

        I am 28 years old with virgin hair and am always hesitant when trying out products.
        My hair has naturally darkened over the years and I often wish for my blonde locks to make a comeback, especially in the summer months.
        This product worked wonders and I saw immediate results. Within 3 days, I had beautiful, natural-looking highlights from root to tip!

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Awesome product

        By Ocean girl

        from Marion, NC

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Gentle
        • Good Value
        • Smells great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Color-treated Hair
          • Normal Hair

          Comments about Sun Bum Premium Hair Lightener:

          Love this, especially when at the beach. Creates awesome highlights.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Black/Dark brown hair to light brown

          By KayDoll

          from Charlotte, NC

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Gentle
          • Good Value
          • Smells great

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Sun Bum Premium Hair Lightener:

              My hair was really dark brown, almost black. I've been wanting to dye it light brown for months but was so afraid of my hair breaking off (it happened before). I was skeptical bc this is for blondes but I know the undertone color of my hair is light brown so I wasn't worried about it turning red or orange. (I would suggest everyone take a piece of their hair, spray it with peroxide and put it in the sun. That is your hairs undertone so the sun bum will fade it to that color.)I knew my undertone was light brown bc my ends were always a lighter brown compared to my dark roots.

              I've used the sun bum three times so far, just spraying it in after I shower. My hair is turning into a beautiful light brown color. I absolutely love it. My hair is really dark naturally so so far it's not THAT noticeable all over my head. Someone would notice it in the light but I know with even three more applications I'll have my desired color. There is no damage and my hair is still soft. The color is the perfect brown for my skin tone. I'm going to continue using it. This is great to lighten hair with no damage.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              No no

              By B

              from USA

              Comments about Sun Bum Premium Hair Lightener:

              It turned my hair a bronze-orange color starting from a dark -blonde color naturally.

               
              5.0

              Great Product

              By Jacqueline

              from Illinois

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Smells great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Sun Bum Premium Hair Lightener:

                  I have never colored my hair and I don't care too, although this is a great way to give your hair that nice summer color without damaging it.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  11/10 recommend

                  By Megan

                  from Carlsbad CA

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Smells great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Sun Bum Premium Hair Lightener:

                      This product is great. I saw a dramatic difference after just a couple uses. I just spray it in after I shower and it does wonders

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight Hair

                      (5 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      DONT USE THIS IF YOU DYE YOUR HAIR

                      By Micaela

                      from Alexandria, Louisiana

                      Comments about Sun Bum Premium Hair Lightener:

                      Apparently you're not supposed to use this within 6 months of dying your hair.
                      It also makes your dying your hair in the future VERY unpredictable.

                      Yes, this lightened my dirty blonde had a LOT this summer, but it turned it into a literal gold color. So I decided to go back to the Ash Brown shade that I had last year, for fall, and the ash brown ended up being one shade lighter than black. We've dyed my hair 6 times in the past 2 months, done 3 shampoo caps, trued toning and color correcting, and all it did was lighten my hair into a brassy brown shade.

                      I have no confidence anymore, I'm embarrassed of my hair, I wear hair extensions now that match, but the color is so unflattering agains my pale, pink skin. So if you have or plan on dyeing your hair, do not use this product. If you're trying to lighten your natural hair, go for it but it'll probably turn too golden.

                      I regret using this so much.

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      By By paying for highlights

                      By LuLu 10

                      from Destin, Fla

                      About Me Product Junkie

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Effective
                      • Gentle
                      • Good Value
                      • Smells great

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Color-treated Hair
                        • Frizziness/Flyaways
                        • Limpness/Lifelessness
                        • Normal Hair

                        Comments about Sun Bum Premium Hair Lightener:

                        I have natural medium blonde hair that I have highlighted.($150.00 + every 3 months) This spray lightened my hair 2-3 shades to a beautiful light blonde with actual platinum streaks. It is unbelievable! It magically takes my hair to the shade I always try to achieve and looks like it is my natural color. Even seems to reach those dark underside root areas. Also gives my hair this wonderful bounce. Truly looks like I had a great day at the beach .Spray on, go into direct sun exposure/heat. I brushed out my hair after use, went right to work, no shampoo required. That is actually when I enjoyed that bounce and soft curl the spray application suppled.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Straight Hair

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