There’s nothing quite like a sunny summer day spent swimming.
But this classic seasonal pastime is not without its downsides. With chemical disinfectants like chlorine swirling through the swimming pool, a refreshing afternoon dip can actually spell disaster for your strands.
Chlorine is specifically formulated to break down oil, dirt, and grime. Great for the water, but way worse for your mane. Each summer swim strips away natural oils from your scalp and strands, increasing porosity, inducing breakage and fading your shade. Yikes.
But there’s no need to fear this fun summer pastime. We rounded up the 11 post-pool products you need to get your chlorinated strands back on track this summer below!