How to save your hair and skin from chlorine damage

09 February, 2019

Summer can make up an appearance anytime soon. I mean literally. If Delhi can witness a huge hailstorm out of nowhere, then summer will be here in a blink. Trust me on this, you might wake up tomorrow with the sun rising above and beyond the clouds and shining boastfully. And when that day comes up, what are we going to do first? Getting our swimming pool passes renewed. Sounds like a pretty good plan to me. After all, who does not want to get an escape from the sweltering temperatures? Taking a dip into a pool on a hot summer day is as blissful as lying in your bed inside your snuggly blanket on a chilly winter morning. This clearly indicates that you will end up spending a quantitative amount of time inside the pool. Since we are all young, reckless and living our best lives, we often tend to neglect the dark side of the story. By dark, I do not mean to share the statistics of people drowning and scare you away from this pristine space of mine. With it, I want to bring in your attention towards the detrimental effects of chlorine on your skin and hair. Staying for a long time in chlorinated water can wreak havoc on your hair and skin.

For swimming pools, it’s priming to add chlorine to keep bacterias and slime away. Nobody is ever going to dip even their toes in slime infested water. On one hand, the chlorine is killing those bacterias which mean only harm to you, on the other hand, it is eating away your hair and skin health status. You can say, we have a bitter and sweet relation with chlorine in this case.

Chlorine is a disinfectant which can take all the natural oils present in your hair apart. Being void of natural oils would mean a dry scalp and even drier hair. For starters, dry scalp and hair could mean possible hair fall, loss of luster, frizziness and hair breakage. For coloured hair, it can prove to be a nightmare as your hair color will fade away faster than ever. Thanks to chlorine being an excellent bleaching agent. Coming to the next question, “How chlorine can damage your skin”? Chlorine does strip off the moisture in your skin too and would leave it dry. Dry skin and pool rashes are one of the most common problems that are encountered by swimmers. People apparently have this notion that chlorinated water makes your skin look dark. This will be true if your swimming pool is outdoors and exposed to the Sun. Without sun exposure, there will be no significant tanning. If your skin absorbed too much chlorine, it can bypass the liver and would find its way to the bloodstream. Now, what is the favourite job of Chlorine? To remove the bacteria. Only this time, the helpful gut bacterias will get targeted.

How to save your hair and skin from chlorine damage. This method is the smartest , the most effortless and the most time-saving method to take care of your skin and hair from chlorine and salt water.

While there are a countless number of hacks, DIY home remedies that can surely help you to take care of your skin and hair pre-swim, but I can tell you the smartest and effortless approach to shield your skin and hair pre-swim. Now, I have been talking about a brand lately that is dedicated to creating products that will help you to look after the most neglected parts of your body. The brand is Dot and Key. Want to get rid of dark underarms, or want that tan to go away in a jiffy, or you are dreaming of the perfect transparent sunscreen for the uncomfortably hot days, or you would like to retexturize your knees and elbows, Dot and Key has got you covered from all the directions. Don’t resent going to the pool anymore because of its after-effects, especially because Dot and Key has curated a complete range of pre and post swim care products for hair and skin, which is a blessing in disguise.

Let us talk about Pre Swim Skin and Hair Chlorine Protection Spray from Dot and Key. All you have to do is dampen your hair and then apply the spray on your hair and skin. That’s it. Yes, it is that simple. You can now enjoy 120 minutes straight in the pool and the spray will do all the tough work for you. After 2 hours, you can again spray it on and it will work in the same manner. You must be curious about how your skin and hair are taken care of. First of all, it gives you all-round protection against chlorine water and salt water. It is an SPF 30 spray which means, you are guarded by UV rays from the sun when you are swimming outdoors. This also creates a protective layer over your skin and hair, much like a shield and retain moisture. This means you get to go home without dry hair, dry skin or irritating pool rashes. What about care for coloured hair? Dot and Key has your back here too. The special formulation of this spray takes special care of your coloured hair. Bonus points to this spray for keeping chlorine odour away with the citrusy fragrance of lime and bergamot. On top of it, all Dot and Key products are cruelty-free and void of parabens, sulphates and all nasty chemicals. It is 100% safe for use and dermatologically tested too.

How to save your hair and skin from chlorine damage. This method is the smartest , the most effortless and the most time-saving method to take care of your skin and hair from chlorine and salt water. How to save your hair and skin from chlorine damage. This method is the smartest , the most effortless and the most time-saving method to take care of your skin and hair from chlorine and salt water.

Get Dot and Key Pre Swim Skin and Hair Chlorine Protection Spray, 120 ml at Rs. 1,395 only.

Now that you are on board with Dot and Key’s Pre-Swim Skin and Hair Chlorine Protection Spray, don’t stop the urge to jump in the pool. Get that instant relief from the summer heat without leaving your hair and skin unprotected from chlorinated and salt water. Go whooping while you plunge into the cool waters. But before that tell me your genius hacks to save your skin and hair from chlorine damage in the comments section below. I would love to know what all hacks you practice and bring them under my skin care regimen too.

Until next time,

Sayanti, xx

Comments (20)

  • Woman

    Simran

    13 February, 2019

    This is the easiest guide ever to save your hair and skin from chlorine damage. I mean you literally do not have to do any hard work. Thanks for sharing these wonderful tips with all of us.

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  • Woman

    danielle

    21 February, 2019

    great guide to limiting chlorine damage! helpful tips. I don't swim much, and when I do it's typically in a salt water pool which is o much nicer!

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  • Woman

    Joan

    21 February, 2019

    Great tips to save your hair and skin. I remember when I used to swim, the chlorine could leave my skin feeling too drained and just not good.

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  • Woman

    Amber Myers

    21 February, 2019

    I do always worry about this when I'm swimming. I don't want my hair to get damaged, so I'll try this out in the summer for sure!

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  • Woman

    Cristina Petrini

    21 February, 2019

    I had to stop swimming just because chlorine damaged my hair too much, if only I had discovered this product before ç_ç

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  • Woman

    tara pittman

    21 February, 2019

    I do like swimming and need to protect my hair. I will try some of these tips.

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  • Woman

    Natalia

    21 February, 2019

    I don't go swimming too often, so I don't face such problems. However, I'll share this post with my friends who are more exposed to chlorine. :)

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  • Woman

    Chad

    21 February, 2019

    This is great! I had no idea chlorine is that harmful to the skin. Thanks a lot for the tips, they're great.

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  • Man

    sgombar

    21 February, 2019

    We have to deal with chlorine in the water to our house, so much so you can smell it. It does effect hair and skin. We will try these tips.

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  • Woman

    kumamonjeng

    21 February, 2019

    Glad to learn about this post as one of greatest fear of going to pool are the chlorine water! It make my hair turn bad so I always reluctant to swim. With this, I can go back to my favorite sport.

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  • Woman

    thewayfaringredhead

    21 February, 2019

    Great informative post. I hate how my hair and skin feels after swimming in chlorine.

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  • Woman

    Sundeep

    21 February, 2019

    This is very informative post on saving hair and skin from damage done by chlorine. I was looking for something similar but not able to find. Lucky me I saw your blog. Thanks.

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  • Woman

    Alexandra Cook

    22 February, 2019

    Mine has always gotten so dried out. I'm pretty careful with it though because it's a pain otherwise.

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  • Woman

    Daleneekirapa

    22 February, 2019

    Your Dot& Key products look all to beautiful..I just love that package. Anyway, I live in the city and I'm certain my hair is exposed to chlorine damages. Point to note here.

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  • Man

    Success Recepies

    23 February, 2019

    Chlorine damage becoming a serious issue in these days. One needs to be careful and this products can become a big solution for it

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  • Woman

    Gladys Nava

    23 February, 2019

    Wow! Now I know what the chlorine does to my hair and I am totally shocked. Thanks for sharing that product! I will keep this in my mind.

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  • Woman

    swathi

    24 February, 2019

    Yes ours is really hard water. We need to save hair and skin from the chlorine and other minerals. this products sounds like a nice one.

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  • Woman

    Enri

    25 February, 2019

    I used to be a swimmer. I only wish I could have had this piece of info at that time. Thanks for sharing...

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  • Woman

    shweta koul

    26 February, 2019

    From some time my hair looks dull and damaged, after reading your blog I think that it will surely help my hair problem. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  • Woman

    Bindu Thomas

    28 February, 2019

    This is very informative post and really helpful to save hair from damage. Thanks for sharing.

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