What can I use to protect my hair while swimming?

What do swimmers wear to protect their hair?

Wear a cap.

A latex or silicone cap acts as a barrier, preventing chlorinated pool water from contacting the hair. The cap protects a swimmer’s hair by keeping it away from the pool water. Wearing a swim cap is probably the single best thing that a swimmer can do in terms of keeping hair healthy.

How can I protect my hair from chlorine damage?

How to Prevent Chlorine-Damaged Hair

  1. Saturate Your Hair with Water. Before you enter the pool, rinse your hair with clean tap water to saturate your hair. …
  2. Use a Swim Cap. …
  3. Rinse, rinse, rinse. …
  4. Shampoo. …
  5. Moisture/Protein Balance.

How do professional swimmers protect their hair?

Protect like a pro

Always soak your hair with fresh tap water before entering the pool to prevent it filling up with chlorinated water. Once your hair’s wet, apply some Moroccan oil, argan, coconut or olive oil to the palms of your hands and run through your hair.

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