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I love to wear my hair down, but I exercise heavily and don't have time to do my hair. What can I do to make sure my hair stays healthy and continues to grow?
You can still wear your hair down on non-exercise days, or after you are done exercising. If you sweat all through your hair, I'd suggest rinsing your hair and scalp afterwards.

If your hair is short, or isn't very thick, you can add a handful of combing conditioner and comb your hair, define it by smoothing each curl or running your fingers through it.

If your hair is longer or thicker and combing it everytime you run track isn't practical, then after rinsing your hair, add a squirt (up to a handful) of conditioner (depending on how long and thick your hair is) to your hands, rubbing them together, and smoothing your hands over and through your hair. This will prevent the salt from causing any damage in your hair. Then you can let your hair air dry if you'd like.

So long as you protect your hair when you run (or do any other sport, or from strong whipping winds and such), and when you sleep, and use a nice conditioner, and are gentle when you comb, your hair should continue to grow. It isn't the rinsing that will cause the damage, it is rough treatment that does it.

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