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Swimming With Natural Hair Extensions

Updated: Jan 22, 2021

Swimming is a must when you feel like you are being devoured in the summer heat. It's a great way to exercise while staying cool and is going to happen on almost every summer vacation.

But what are you supposed to do if you're rocking your hair extensions, especially kinky, curly hair extensions? Isn't chlorine or salt water bad for them? Don't I need to protect them?


The truth is yes, salt water and chlorine can affect your extensions and even your own natural hair. But don't worry! You can do a few things to help keep hair extensions moisturized and happy.


First lets dive into why salt water and chlorine can have a negative impact on your hair.


Salt water and chlorine not only have a negative impact on your extensions, but also on your natural hair as well. These two

elements can cause excessive drying if you neglect your hair. It can dry out your extensions and cause more tangles or even worse, matting.