You may be swimming 3 or 4 times a week and wondering how elite swimmers who are in the pool 9 to 12 times per week manage all of the chlorine exposure? The typical portrayal of swimmers with slim bodies, wide shoulders and frizzy hair is nearly accurate. It used to be that they had frizzy hair. Now they are able to keep their hair looking healthy because of some innovative products made for them like our shampoo for swimmers’ hair.Continue reading Shampoo for Swimmers’ Hair: What elite swimmers use.
Does your hair feel dry and crunchy? Are you wondering how some avid swimmers are able to keep their hair looking terrific while yours looks like the stereotypical “swimmers’ hair”? Maybe you’ve thought to yourself, “They have magic hair that looks beautiful no matter what happens to it?”
You’ve come to the right place. No, these swimmers don’t have magic hair. Read on and learn how you can keep your hair looking good AND be an avid swimmers as well.Continue reading Swimmers’ Shampoo: Products avid swimmers use to win the battle against chlorine.
Swimming World’s college intern Olivia McKelvey raises the question: Is Chlorine Hurting Swimmers More than it is Helping Them?
Her conclusion is there are some real and at least annoying health consequences of swimming, but the health benefits outweigh the problems. Avid swimmers have dealt with these issues since the use of chlorine in swimming pools.
She outlines three issues: 1. Asthma or “Chlorine Cough”, 2. Dry skin and 3. Decaying teeth.Continue reading Chlorine: The Silent Assassin
The familiar smell of chlorine at the pool brings back strong memories for many. Smelling like the pool? A completely different story.
Here are some tweets that will shed some light on what people think about the smell of chlorine.
When it comes to swimmer’s hair, an “ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” as Benjamin Franklin said. The best ounce of prevention to prevent “swimmer’s hair” is the good ol’ swim cap.Continue reading Swimmer’s Hair: How to prevent chlorine from damaging your hair.
Is your hair drying out from swimming regularly? If so, you’re not alone. Ever since swimming pool operators have been using chlorine to sanitize their pools, swimmers have had to deal with the unfortunate side effect called “swimmer’s hair“.
Chlorine was a great discovery for sanitizing swimming pools, and I think speaking for most swimmers we’re grateful for clean, healthy pools. However, it would be great to leave the chlorine in the pool after swimming.
As you have found out, chlorine is tenacious and has a way of hanging around long after you are finished swimming. It sticks to your hair and skin like glue. Have you tried taking showers multiple times only to find that the chlorine smell just stays on you? Yep, that’s not your imagination, that’s actually the chlorine.
You don’t have to put up with these negative side effects any longer. And the dry, crunchy hair that (in the past) has immediately identified swimmers outside of the pool? That’s no longer a problem either.Continue reading Chlorine Removal Shampoo for Swimmers
If you are an avid swimmer, undoubtedly you have felt the damaging effects of chlorine. You’re not alone. Chlorine seems to have a way of just hanging around when you don’t want it to, and the accumulation of chlorine is incredibly drying to your hair and skin.
This accumulation of chlorine makes your hair feel rough. The science behind this is that the chlorine is alkaline and causes your hair cuticle to lift exposing the hair shaft. Then your hair shaft is exposed to chlorine and more chlorine attaches (and removes the oil from your hair). The combination of the hair cuticle lifting and the chlorine drying your hair is what makes your hair brittle and feel rough.Continue reading How Avid Swimmers Keep Their Hair Looking Good (and what shampoo they use)
Goodbye Chlorine now proudly accepts Bitcoin cryptocurrency as a convenient payment method for our customers.
Goodbye Chlorine is the industry innovator in anti-chlorine personal care products and we are happy to announce our acceptance of Bitcoin payments.
Tech-savvy customers can now feel comfortable using our cryptocurrency payment gateway for fast, secure transactions.Continue reading Goodbye Chlorine Now Accepts Bitcoin Payment
Are you looking for information about swimmer’s hair, “pool hair” or “chlorine hair”? If so, you’ve come to the right page. Here is everything you ever wanted to know–and more–about swimmer’s hair.Continue reading Swimmer’s Hair: How to avoid it and fix it.