Chlorine Hair

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Chlorine Hair
Wed, 07-31-2013 - 10:32am

You say you’re spending a hot summer day splashing around at the pool? We’re green with envy. No, really, our blond hair is literally turning green at the thought.

We blame the chlorine. And the copper. See, when those two ingredients found in swimming pool water grab hold of your hair, it can cause light locks to seriously Hulk out. And while a green glow may look natural on a really angry giant super-hero, it just makes blond swimmers plain angry. The good news is there are steps you can take to keep your tresses looking their best. From pre-water treatments to specialty products to ketchup (yes, you read that right), here’s how to keep from going green.

I remember dealing with this as a child and my mom would bathe my hair in tomato sauce.  It worked!  It would take the green right out!  Anyone else ever dealt with 'chlorine hair'?  If so, how did you treat it?

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