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How to Put on a Swim Cap by Yourself

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Wearing a swim (or swimming) cap has various advantages, such as helping to keep some 

of the heavily chlorinated pool water off your hair, helping to keep your hair out of your face 

while you swim, and helping to lessen resistance as you swim. From the point of view of the 

pool owner, it also helps to keep your hair out of the pool filters. Swim caps are simple in 

design, but they can be fairly tricky to put on. With a few easy tips, you'll be able to put on 

your swim cap on quickly and painlessly.

Putting on a Swim Cap by Yourself


1. Tie back your hair. If you have long hair, use a hair tie to put your hair in a ponytail or bun
(depending on the length of your hair).Be sure that your hair is tied firmly so that it is secure.
The swim cap may force your hair to shift and pull your hair down, so you may wish to tie

your hair a little higher than you would expect it to be positioned in the cap.


2. Wet your hair with water from the bathroom or change-rooms. Dunk your head into the 

water in a basin, or run your hair under a shower for a couple of seconds. Wetting your hair makes 

it easier for the cap material to slide over your hair. Caps tend to stick to and pull dry hair strands.

Consider coating your hair with a thin layer of conditioner. This will make putting the cap on a lot easier.


3. Open the swim cap. Open the swim cap with your hands, and consider wetting the inside of 

the cap. Wetting the inside of the cap isn't necessary, but some people have found that wetting 

the inside makes the cap easier to put on. Hold the sides of the swim cap with your two hands.

Wetting the cap may also make it harder to put on––it depends on the type of cap used.


4. Pull the swim cap onto your head. Tilt your head down and place the front of the swim 

cap at your forehead in between your hairline and eyebrows. Allow the swim cap to catch 

at your forehead, and use your hands to pull the swim cap down and back to cover the rest 

of your head. 


5. Adjust the swim cap. Once the swim cap is on your head, make any necessary adjustments. 

Tuck stray hairs into the cap, reposition the front of the cap so that it covers your hairline but 

isn't over your eyebrows. Then position the cap around your ears. Pull the back of the cap to 

make sure it is as secure as possible, and put on your goggles.

Positioning the cap near your ears is mostly based on personal preference. Some people like to 

cover their ears completely with the cap, especially if they are racing. Others like to cover half of 

their ears, while some don't cover their ears at all.

If you think this method is still too diffcult, you can choose our spandex swim cap, PU swim cap

and polyester swim cap. They are more elastic and more comfortable to wear.









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