I do a lot
of competitive swimming and, though I wear a swim cap, my hair often
looks green and glassy, with a lot of dead, split ends. I have tried
everything from pricey swimmer's shampoos and sprays to soaking my
hair in things like ketchup and honey, but my hair still looking
unhealthy. I have been trying to grow my hair out for years, so
cutting it off is not an option. Is there anything I can do to
prevent my hair from looking so dead all the time?
you for rocking a swim cap in the pool! Other gals take note—it can
save your locks from a lot of damage.
products with silicon-based polymers can protect your hair and give
it some shine. The chlorine may keep the pool clean but the chemicals
strip your hair of its natural oils and moisture.
Fructis Moisture Works Fortifying Cream Conditioner, $5,
hair has already been sacrificed to the pool gods what you really
need is a lot of deep conditioning and moisturizing. Avoid dying,
drying, perming or using other heat tools on your mane.
VO5 Total Hair Recovery Weekly Intense Conditioning Treatment, $6, amazon.com
much as you hate to lose length, once your ends split they will only
continue to travel up the shaft of your strands. That means the
healthy hair will be ruined until you lop it off. Split-ender menders
can provide a quick fix until you can get in your stylist’s chair.
Reconstruct Split End Mender Hair And Scalp Treatments, $11,
BY JESSICA WIGGS ON 6/14/2011 4:00:00 PM
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