We know how much your little swimmers love splashing around in the pool and surf, but all that chlorine and salt water can have some not-so-friendly effects on your kids' sensitive skin!  

While chlorine use is key to killing bacteria and other germs in pools, it's important to take a few protective measures to keep your (and your child's) skin happy and healthy!

Here are our top tips for looking after your little one's hair and skin when swimming:


  • Rinse BEFORE Swimming: Before each swimming lesson, make sure your child thoroughly rinses in a fresh water shower. Our hair absorbs the first thing it comes-in-contact with, which is why it's better for it to be tap water vs chlorinated water.

  • Rinse AFTER Swimming: Use TRISWIM Kids Shampoo and Body Wash or  Swim Suds 2-in-1 to safely and effectively remove chlorine and other chemicals from the skin and hair, relieving symptoms of itchy scalp, “pool rash,” & eczema. With a fun candy-like scent, your nipper will love how TRISWIM gently cleanses chemicals and pool odour from their hair and skin, while hydrating and nourishing to eliminate that dry itchy feeling.

  • Moisturize: To renourish and hydrate, use TRISWIM conditioner on hair after shampooing and TRISWIM lotion on skin after cleansing. Each of these kid-friendly formulas products have been specially formulated with nutrients to deeply moisturise and hydrate your child's hair and scalp, ensuring a tangle-free post-swim experience. 

  • Protective Measures: Encourage your child to wear a swim cap and goggles while in the pool. A swim cap can help protect the hair from direct contact with chlorinated water, and goggles can prevent eye irritation.

  • Stay Hydrated: Ensure that your child stays well-hydrated by drinking plenty of water before and after swimming.

  • Consult with a Paediatrician: If your child experiences persistent skin or hair issues despite using TRISWIM or other protective measures, it is advisable to consult with a paediatrician for personalised advice.

Swimming lessons are highly important for children learning about water safety, but can be less enjoyable if their hair becomes unruly and their skin is irritated. Using TRISWIM will help to ensure a long-term happy relationship with swimming.

March 27, 2024 — Charlotte Nield