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Swimming Tips 101 For Ethnic Hair – Protect Your Locks!

Curly Hair Don’t Care – Waves On Swim Edition

We got the 411 on what you need to keep those curls popping and healthy

8 Simple ways to protect your natural hair while swimming. Don’t forget your sunscreen though girl.

Waves on swim edition. Learn how to protect your hair while swimming.

When you’re not rocking your favorite hairstyle from your hairdresser. Looking all beautiful on a hot summer day and you decide to take a dip in the pool. after all it is summertime. Before you run and dive in take the time to protect your hair.

The chlorine in pool water wreaks havoc on all hair overtime. Unless you want to be looking like a hot tangled mess and not the cute one from Disney follow these tips.  Another factor working against you in the summertime is humidity it causes frizz city.

Routinely using a moisturizer shampoo, deep conditioning, and hot oil treatments are the best things to do for your hair.  Especially if it’s being exposed to any chemicals from perms or coloring and high temperatures.  Dry scalps and hair result in splits ends and breakage. We do you talk about the top hair care tips for swimming in general, But this one goes out to all or curly hair girls.

First things first you can use a swimming cap just know they are not all created equal. Some do not keep all of the water and chemicals from touching your hair. They do help some and have come a long way in design and style.

Here are some super cute swimming caps that are very popular this summer. They range from fancy to sporty. Depending on how much hair you have you can choose either a silicon or latex swimming cap. Medium to long hair would need a silicone cap to keep all your hair snug.

Cute floral swimming caps from Swim Outlet

Sleek and sporty swimming caps.


  • Use a heat protectant
  • Add some oil To help fight the penetration.
  • Coconut oil and Aragon oil are the best of the best.
  • Pick up protective hairstyle like a loose bun, some twists or braids.
Keeping your hair away from the daily elements of styling

Protective Hairstyle Goals


Wash your hair as soon as you can with a clarifying shampoo. I have noticed that not all clarifying shampoo that is equal some of them have too many chemicals and actually make the hair dry. That’s not what you want. Here are a couple shampoos that we recommend.

  • Deep condition your hair. You can also use a leave-in conditioner to sleep in and overnight.
  • Brush with a wide tooth comb to prevent breakage.

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