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How to Protect Hair From the Chlorine and the Sun

5 Ways to Save Your Hair Pre- and Postswim Workout (Plus Products!)

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Once upon a time, many of us doused our hair with Sun-In and then spent the rest of the Summer with orange mops, euphemistically dubbed "strawberry blonde." But we knew the truth.

That may have been acceptable at 12 years old, but — as adults — we don't pay for high-end hair products, highlights, and conditioning treatments just to ruin them with chlorine, salt water, and sun. If your workout of choice involves swimming and water sports, or even just splashing in the waves, memorize these tips from celebrity colorist Sheri Roman, owner of LA hair Mecca Roman Salon, on how to keep your hair healthy and bright.

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