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I'm starting daily swimming again (indoors pool) and I was wondering if there are any regular swimmers who have tried and tested good products for keeping their bonces looking healthy ? I have dry curly and highlighted above shoulders hair. I notice at the pool a lot of women just pile their hair on their heads in buns...but I've wet mine, put conditioner on and then swimming cap. Not verr attractive but am trying to protect it. I'm only a week into my new swimming regime and my hair is rather fluffy and dry looking, even with keratase shampoo, conditioner & leave in stuff. I don't want to go through the entire boots hair counter/lush/keratase etc - so if someone has some experience in this I gratefully appreciate some tips re products- many thanks !
I wouldn't put conditioner on. The chlorine will just have something to react with. If you wet your hair beforehand it will stop some of the swimming pool water getting into the hair, and then use a shampoo after swimming like Ultraswim to get the chlorine out.
Thanks for the info. I hadn't thought of the chlorine reacting with the conditioner unfavourably. Am googling the Philip Kingsley swimcap. I did try his elasticiser a few years ago & I wasn't keen but it's cheap enough to try. I will try the boots stuff as it's very reasonable.
Two swimming caps - that reminds me, I used to wear a disposable plastic shower cap under my swimming cap (it's a Zoggs one & not a Speedo skin tight one). Shall try that with just wetting my hair first. I was thinking of the Argan oil product as an after swimming thing - don't want the slimy goggles !