Summer is the best time to go to the water park, or hang out around the pool. Swimmers who love to take a dip during those long hot days may experience the not so fun reality of getting chlorine in their hair.
Chlorine can damage the hair and is most noticeable for those with blonde hair. Here are some tips on ways to remove chlorine from the hair.
You can use shampoos which are specifically formulated for swimmers, and you can all use natural methods which can help nourish your hair.
It has been recommended that you can use baking soda as a natural chlorine cleanser, and then rinse with club soda. This works best on damp hair and after you have finished swimming.
Even if you do not have light colored hair you will still want to protect your tresses from damaged caused from being in the pool. Which may require that you use a swim cap to cover your hair before swimming, although some water may still slip into your hair line you can use a leave in conditioner to help strengthen the hair.
If you have long hair it may be harder to control the amount of chlorine that gets into your hair, so you can try putting your hair into braids before covering it with a swim cap and then this will keep your hair from getting wet while in the pool.
You will also want to use a sun screen to avoid damage from UV rays on extremely hot days when outside. The best way to do this is by using a heat protectant spray on your hair.
Avoiding green swimmers hair is the goal and with these helpful tips you will be on your way to having healthy hair all summer long.