4 tips for taking care of your hair after a day at the pool
It’s hot in Arizona as we face the summer, and most Arizona residents spend their time by or in the pool to cool off. A day in the sun or by the pool is fun and all, but it can damage the hair if you don’t take good care of it. It is important to take steps to care for your hair before bathing and to treat it properly after hopping! Drybar Arizona has a few suggestions for keeping hair looking its best without having to give up a dip in the pool:
Take a quick shower to wet your hair before swimming. Rinsing the hair with water beforehand will not only prevent hair products from entering the pool and making the water cloudy, but it will also prevent your hair from soaking up all the chlorine and chemicals in the pool. pool water. Wet hair will not absorb chemicals and chlorine like dry hair does. However, you don’t need to rinse your hair if you don’t intend to wet it.
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Before bathing, pull your hair into a braid. Pulling the hair back in a braid will help fight tangles and keep the hair tidy. Plus, you’ll look stylish and stay cool! Those with long hair can try double Dutch braids, and those with short hair can try a single French braid that brings all the hair back into one. Both of these hairstyles can be done on wet hair after taking a quick shower to rinse the hair as mentioned above, or on dry hair if you are just lounging. (If you need some extra help with a fun and trendy braid, Drybar can do it for you!)
Wash your hair immediately after getting out of the pool. If you get your hair wet while swimming, it is very important to wash it immediately. This way you get all the chemicals out of the pool so they don’t sit and dry on your hair causing damage. For those who swim at home, a great shampoo to have on hand after swimming is a clarifying shampoo like On The Rocks by Drybar that removes waste and excess on the hair and scalp. Anyone who travels or is on the go can try something like a water activated shampoo like Drybar’s One-Two Punch. It is a powder shampoo that comes in a small bottle and foams when you add water.
Add a leave-in conditioner. Just like you would add aloe or lotion to your skin after being in the pool and in the sun, apply moisture to your hair as well. After washing your hair really well, finish it off with a conditioner or super hydrating leave-in treatment like Drybar’s Bay Breeze to provide a little extra hydration and treat / prevent damage.
Spending time in the pool doesn’t have to mean you have to compromise the quality and health of your hair. As you face the Arizona summer and a day at the pool, try these tips. If you ever need hair tips, products or trending styles this summer, don’t forget that Drybar is here to help!
Amy Ross is Drybar Arizona’s operating partner with five, soon to be six, locations across the valley. Drybar is based on the simple concept of focusing on one thing and being the best at it: breakouts. Drybar is the first brushing bar in the valley. specializing in no cut, no color, just blowouts. For more information on the Drybar brand, visit www.drybarshops.com or visit on Instagram @drybar_az.