It may be difficult to avoid chlorine -- but do you know just how difficult? And if you think you can wash it away, think again. Test if you know the facts and fiction about how chlorine affects your skin.
Chlorine is one of the top 10 most common chemicals in America.
Chlorine is found not only at your local pool, but also in household cleaners and in your local water supply.
The best way to remove chlorine from your shower or bath is to install a chlorine filter on your faucet.
Chlorine can cause dry, flaky skin.
People allergic to chlorine might develop an itchy rash when their skin comes in contact with the chemical.
True. Chlorine causes skin to age prematurely.
Applying daily moisturizer, using pre-swimming lotion and oatmeal baths all help to combat the affects of chlorine on skin.
Chlorine damages your skin by getting into your hair follicles, sweat glands and oil glands (your pores).
Chlorine strips the natural protective oils from your skin.
True. People who are sensitive to chlorine may develop sinus problems when in contact with it.