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Hello ladies and thanks for tuning into part 2 of my Natural Hair and Swimming series. This post will review the LYR Lycra Swim Cap, my brief stint wearing two swim caps at once, and focus on tips and tricks for maintaining your hair while swimming or visiting the beach.
I left off introducing the LYR Lycra Swim Cap, which was designed to keep your hair out of your face while you swim, and protect from the chlorine in the water.
I love the summertime! Here in Florida, it feels like summertime or at least early spring most year around. I also love the water so lucky for me, there are many local beautiful beaches! The only issue is that I can’t swim! Almost 30 and can’t swim; pitiful right? I have never let the fact that I can’t swim hold me back from the water. I’m a pretty efficient doggie paddler and I can swim on my back with the best of them, but real underwater swimming terrifies me. It came to a head 2 years ago when I was in Hawaii on the beach and I saw children taking surfing lessons; I decided that if they could do it, I could do it! I instantly wanted to be a surfer but a precursor to surfing is swimming, so I had to learn how to do that too! After looking around, I decided that the least expensive route was my local YMCA, which I ended up joining. As a member, I paid $125 for a total of 8, 30 minute sessions. Not bad considering a lot of freelance swim instructors wanted $50 an hour! I’m some where in lesson 5 or 6; myself and my instructor have lost count 🙂
Porosity: Determines how your hair absorbs water. Knowing hair porosity will allow you to assess how healthy the cuticle of your hair strand is. Use this knowledge to help decide what products would be best for your hair.
- Test Your Porosity:
- On freshly washed clean hair (without product), gather one strand of hair
- Place it into a bowl of water
- Observe the hair for up to one minute to see if it floats. Hair should not sink. If it does, the hair is porous.
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