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  • I have heard that if you get your hair wet before getting in the pool that it will help your hair absorb less pool water. Haven't tried it myself because I don't swim much, but it can't hurt to give it a try.
  • Wear a water cap!
  • It is possible to buy anti-chlorine shampoos and conditioners which will help to reduce the damage. You may find you are able to buy these from your swimming pool or club, but they are also available at most chemists, particularly during the summer months (so you may have to stock up). You can also reduce the contact water has with your hair by ensuring you have a well-fitting quality swimming cap, and replacing it regularly.
  • a swim cap...simple yet effective
  • Use special shampoo for swimmers, and wash your everyday.
  • 8-9-2017 That is not caused by chlorine, it is caused by chloramine, which is produced when people pee in the pool. A big public swimming pool might have as much as twenty gallons of human urine in it. BTW, they measure sugar substitute to determine that, since human foods contains such a reliable concentration of the stuff.

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