Hair Smelling like Chlorine - even AFTER showering
Yesterday on Twitter, zaynsclassy posted "my hair is so parched because of the pool, and even washing the smell of chlorine keeps, HELP ME."
zaynsclassy seems to be describing a very common problem experienced by people who swim in chlorinated pools: malignant chlorine. Malignant chlorine is the chlorine that bonds to biological fibers, where it remains stuck even after conventional washing with soap, shampoo, water, etc. Malignant chlorine oxidizes the surface of a persons hair and skin and continues to damage the hair and skin long after the swimmer leaves the pool.
Fortunately, we have an easy fix for zaynsclassy's parched hair and smelly chlorine hair. Washing with a concentrated, buffered solution of vitamin C after swimming will completely wash away all of the lingering malignant chlorine. zaynsclassy should notice the benefit the very first time because the chlorine smell will go away.
--- Yesterday’s Tweets about Chlorine ---
Rainy0218 By the end of swim season my face is going to be just bone... THE CHLORINE IS BURNING MY SKIN OFFFF
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 19:28:44 from web
darbymikac When your skin still smells like chlorine even after a shower.<<
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 19:24:52 from web
Polaris_Pools #Tip of the day via @PoolGearPlus Do not try to break apart chlorine tablets; doing this can burn your skin. #safety
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 19:10:13 from HootSuite
uhohmanlow The chlorine in town water is making my hair and skin so sad #pictonprobs
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:59:59 from Twitter for iPhone
ValentineDakota My hair smells still like chlorine! Omg yucky
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:57:22 from
PeekABooItsMe my arm hair smells like chlorine.
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:49:08 from web
DillonZimmerly4 RT @kylieharrison3: #WhenIWasLittle I spent a whole summer swimming and the chlorine turned my hair green.
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:35:08 from Twitter for iPhone
sarahraider My hair still smells like chlorine