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How to Prepare Your Open Hair for Swimming (Both Natural & Relaxed)4 min read

Who said you or your little ones can’t swim with open hair? Indeed you can! You just need to take a bit more care. You don’t have to stand by the side of the pool watching others have a good time in the water just because you have open hair. Here is how you swim with open hair, whether you have natural or relaxed hair:

1. Use TCB Naturals Leave-In Treatment

Before swimming, coat your hair with TCB naturals leave-In Treatment. Our wonder product contains a unique blend of Shea Butter & Coconut Oil which deeply moisturizes & nourishes your hair. Your open hair will be in good hands! Our 200ml portable version is perfect because it fits perfectly in your bag. What it does, is that it will create a barrier between your hair and the elements and prevents it from drying due to Chlorine/Salty water. Don’t be shy! Be generous and load up on product.

2. Stretch To Protect

Swimming has the tendency to make the hair shrink. After applying TCB Naturals Leave-In Treatment, wear your hair in some chunky braids or twists. This ensures that your open hair remains stretched while swimming, to avoid shrinkage.

3. Wear A Swimming Cap

You might want to consider wearing a good swimming cap to further protect your hair. It is not necessary but it goes a long way!

4. After Care

If possible, wash your hair after hitting the pool or the ocean and apply TCB Leave-In Treatment to re-moisturize the hair. Finish off with the TCB Naturals Nourishing Hair Food. Why? It improves hair health by protecting it and preventing dryness. Also, due to its non-liquid format, it stays for longer on the hair/scalp providing all-day moisturization benefits.

And that’s how you successfully swim with open hair! Which other tips do you use when you swim with open hair? We would like to hear from you! Tag us for a chance to be reposted on Instagram. Our handle is @tcbnaturalskenya. You can also use the hashtag #HairThatLetsYouShine so that we can find you!

Good news! TCB Naturals products are available at Carrefour and any other beauty supply store near you! Or you could just have it delivered to you by beautyclick.co.ke


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