How to protect your hair extensions from chlorine?
As we know, the water in the swimming pool contains chlorine, because the be used to swimming pool water to keep it free from bacteria. But, chlorine will damage your natural hair and hair extensions. If you are a regular swimmer or you always go to the swimming pool a few times a month, you need consider how to protect your hair and hair extensions from the damage of chlorine.
At first, let us know why the chlorine will damage your natural hair and hair extensions. Chlorine will damage the natural color and hair extensions because it will remove the natural oil from the hair, that will make the hair become very dry and fragile. The natural oil is for our scalp and it will keep our hair soft and smooth. When the chlorine meets the natural oil, it will keep the natural oil away from your natural hair and hair extensions. Then, your hair will be damaged.
How long will the chlorine damage your hair? There is no result. But you should better remove the chlorine from your hair as soon as possible. The chlorine will make the hair dryness, breakage, tangling, and discoloration. Hair extensions will be affected more than natural hair, it is huge damage for hair extensions. The longer the chlorine stay in your hair, the more damage will affect your hair. So you need to remove it as soon as possible.
So how to protect our hair from chlorine? This is some methods which can protect your hair from chlorine.
The first is before swimming, you need to wash your hair in clean water. Just like a sponge, when it full of clear water. It will not take in so much chlorine water, if you do not do this, your hair will full of chlorine water after swimming.
The second is use a swim cap to protect your hair from chlorine. This is very useful, if you are a regular swimmer, this method will protect your hair a lot. And this also can let your fall hair do not into the swimming pool.
The third thing is after swimming, please wash your hair with good quality shampoo and conditioner, please wash it as soon as possible.