When you think of summer the one thing that immediately comes to your mind is the swimming pool. Can summer be without going to the pool? However, the swimming pool and the chlorine found in it can cause great harm to your hair. So, whilst you cool in the pool, the chlorine can cause a whole lot of harm.
Here are a few simple, yet extremely effective ways for you to ensure that your crowning glory remains so throughout the summer and beyond.
- Ensure that wear a bathing cap whilst in the pool. At the same time remember that a swimming cap is not enough to protect your hair.
- Before you head to the pool make certain that you have put your hair through a warm soak in warm water. This will water coat your hair and not allow the chlorinated water to get to your hair. It will serve like a block.
- As soon as you are out of the swimming pool, go on and wash your hair. This is one way for you to be able to minimize the damage caused to your hair. There are certain shampoos with formulations to fight chlorine damage. Look out for these.
- Use a conditioner that you can leave in your hair. This will ensure that as you dive into the pool they will continue to work on protecting your hair.
Having all of these tricks and using them will make certain that you do not get to miss out on all the pool parties that are bound to happen during the summer months. This will guarantee you hair that remain shiny and protected however long hours you spend in the pool.
Get yourself your fair share of the sun and the pool!