Protect your natural hair while swimming

I know that many people want to jump into the swimming pool during such hot summer days. This article is especially for those people who love to have swimming. Even I also love to have swimming a lot. But the problem is to protect your natural hair while swimming. So with some tips, you can easily solve this problem.

When summer arrives, most people love swimming for getting relief from the extreme heat. It is also good for having swimming on a daily basis. This helps you to keep your body fit and healthy. Also, it is a type of exercise that is good for your body. Those who love to do swimming must have on a daily basis if possible.

Protect your natural hair

As you know that almost every swimming pool, chlorine is added. It kills harmful bacteria and maintains your hygiene. But chlorine is a harsh chemical that can damage your natural hair. So you need to protect your natural hair from chlorine.

Like your hairs, also your skin needs protection while swimming. Due to a hot climate, your skin can be a part of suntan. So you must apply sunscreen to protect your skin. If you are already suffering from suntan, you must use various home remedies to cure it.

There are some tips which you need to follow before going swimming. This will help you to protect your natural hair while swimming. Also, you need to follow few tips after having swimming. Both these things are important to protect your natural hair. These tips are very simple and basic so everyone should follow it.


  • Apply hair oil:

Protect your natural hair with hair oil

Hair oil is very important before going for a swim in a pool. This helps to protect your natural hair. It forms a layer so that chlorine water does not harm your hair. Also if you have colored hair this works best for protecting your hair. You can take almond oil, coconut oil, olive oil, castor oil, or any other. These oils will protect your soft hair from being damaged. Massage any of this oil on your scalp and also on your dry hair. Cover this oil from root to tip of your hair.

  • Conditioner is a must:

conditioner to protect your natural hair

As you know the conditioner works great for dry and dull hairs. Like that, if you apply any of the mild conditioners on your hairs. This will give a protective layer to your hair. So that chlorine will not provide harm to your hairs. Take any mild conditioner and apply it to your entire hair. This helps to prevent dry hair damage. Also, you can use hair spray containing sun protection. This helps to protect from high sun heat and also chlorine.

  • Taking a shower is important:

You must take a shower or bath before going swimming. This helps to protect your natural hair. When your hairs are wet, less chlorine will be absorbed by your hair. So there will be less damage to your hair. If you jump into a swimming pool with dry hairs. Lots of chlorine will be absorbed by your hair and more damage will be done. It will give a weird look to your hair. Take a cold shower before going to swimming for protection.

  • Wear a swimming cap:

Wear swimming cap to protect your natural hair

Do not keep your hair open while swimming. You must tie your hair and wear a swimming cap. This will protect your hair from being wet with chlorine water. First, tie your hairs with a rubber band and then take a swimming cap. Simply wear it and make sure all your hairs are covered. Now you are ready to get the jump in the pool. Also, wear swimming glasses for protecting your eyes. Due to high heat, your eyes can get burned. So always wear glasses while swimming. Also, it protects your eyes from chlorine water.

So these were some of the tips that you must keep in mind before swimming. Now let’s have a look at a few of the tips after coming from swimming.


  • Wash your hairs immediately:

Wash your hair to protect your natural hair

After coming from the swimming pool, take a quick bath. This will remove all the chlorine from your body. Also, you need to wash your hair immediately. It will cleanse your hair completely. Take a mild shampoo and wash your hair gently. It is advisable to use natural and organic-based products. So that your hairs will not get damaged due to harmful chemicals. Along with this, take a cold shower for relaxing your body.

  • Use mild conditioner to protect your natural hair:

You must apply conditioner after having shampoo on your hair. This helps to nourish your dry hair. Also treats damaged and dull hairs. It will give you a silky and smooth texture. You should use a conditioner on a regular basis whenever you wash your hair. This will add volume and also improves texture.

  • Let your hairs dry naturally:

After washing and apply conditioner, simply dab the excess water from your hairs through a clean towel. Keep your hair dry out naturally. Do not use any hairdryer as it will dry and damage your hair. Comb your hairs nicely with a clean brush. Remove the tangles from your hair gently with the help of a brush or comb.

Hence, a few tips after coming from swimming are described. You must follow it after your swimming is done. Now have a look at natural hair pack for removing chlorine from your hairs.


  • Tomato and baking soda:

Hair pack to protect your natural hair

This a great combination for removing chlorine from your hairs. Tomato is a natural ingredient that conditions your hair. It also provides nourishment and treats dry hair issues. Tomato is used in many face packs and fruit packs. It is great for dry skin problems. Baking soda along with tomato also helps to remove chlorine.

–> How to prepare it:

Take one or two organic tomatoes and half a tablespoon of baking soda. Cut the washed tomatoes into cubes and grind it well. Grind it until it forms a smooth paste. Mix baking soda and stir it well. With the help of a brush, apply this on your scalp and hairs. Leave it for 25 minutes and wash it with water. Now, use mild shampoo and conditioner.

–> Usage:

You can use this hair pack thrice in a week.

You can increase or decrease the tomato as per your hair length. Use this paste and you will get natural hairs back. Follow all the tips to protect your natural hair from being damaged. Have lots of fun while having swimming with your family and loved ones.

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