Keep Your Straight and Wavy Hair Stunning: Summer Tips for Saltwater and Chlorine Protection

Keep Your Straight and Wavy Hair Stunning: Summer Tips for Saltwater and Chlorine Protection

Summer is a time for sun, sea, and swimming pools, but it can be a challenging season for straight, fine, and wavy hair. Saltwater and chlorine can wreak havoc on your hair, leaving it dry, brittle, and prone to damage. At NUELE, we’re here to help you protect your hair and keep it looking sleek and shiny all summer long. Here’s how you can safeguard your hair before and after a swim, and why it’s so important.

Why Saltwater and Chlorine are Harmful



Saltwater is notorious for its drying effects on hair. The salt pulls moisture from your hair strands, leading to dehydration. For straight and fine hair, this means losing its natural shine and smooth texture. The result? Frizz, tangles, and an overall lackluster appearance.


Chlorine, a common disinfectant in swimming pools, is harsh on hair. It strips away the natural oils that protect and moisturize your hair. Without these oils, your hair becomes dry, brittle, and more susceptible to breakage. Chlorine can also cause your hair color to fade faster and, in some cases, leave a greenish tint.


Pre-Swim Protection

Pre-Treat Your Hair

Before you take a dip, spritz your hair with the Hydrating Detangler and comb through your hair to ensure there are no tangles that could lead to breakage or snapping of the hair follicles. Or you can opt in for the Hair Serum --this adds a protective layer to your hair, minimizing the absorption of chlorine and saltwater. 


100% of people who used the Hydrating Detangler saw their hair maintained hydration after two uses.*

100% of people who use the Hair Serum experience deep moisturization and stronger hair.*


Top Knot or Bun

After pre-treating your hair, putting your hair up in a top knot or bun can significantly reduce the risk of tangling or snapping. With the added protection of NUELE products, your hair will stay intact while you enjoy your fun in the sun. 

Post-Swim Care

Wash with a sulfate-free and clarifying Shampoo

After thoroughly rinsing your hair, cleanse with NUELE's Renew Shampoo. The gentle and sulfate-free shampoo is designed to remove buildup, reduce frizz, and protect color-treated hair. Perfect for removing the impurities sitting on our hair caused by chlorine chemicals or saltwater bacteria. 

100% of users with straight & wavy hair experienced less frizz.*


Deep Condition Weekly

Once a week, treat your hair to a deep conditioning session with NUELE’s Hydrating Hair Mask. Designed to detoxify your hair and scalp with its natural cleansing properties, this mask will restore lost moisture and add shine. The Founder-Formulated mask strengthens your hair to prevent breakage and split ends.

100% of users experienced less breakage and softer, smoother hair after 2 weeks.*

Extra Tips for Maintaining Healthy Hair

Use a Wide-Tooth Comb: Gently detangle your hair while it’s wet with a wide-tooth comb after cleansing. This prevents breakage and minimizes hair stress.

Limit Heat Styling: Reduce the use of heat styling tools in the summer months. Let your hair air-dry whenever possible to prevent additional damage.

By following these tips, you can enjoy the summer sun, sea, and pool without sacrificing the health and beauty of your straight, fine, or wavy hair. NUELE’s natural hair care solutions will help you maintain shiny, strong, and gorgeous hair all season long.

Embrace the summer with confidence and let your hair shine!




*Results based on a user study commenced December 2023 to verify claims made on various products manufactured by Nuelehair LLC in response to market need. Participants with straight, wavy, curly, and tight textured hair types participated in the study. The study consisted of both a participant study that included user feedback and a lab study where participants submitted their hair strands for lab analysis.

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