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Swimma Cap Caters To Black Women in Water Sports

swimmacapsbannerBlack women know how, when it comes to our hair, swimming can be an issue, particularly when we sport high-volume hairstyles such as locs, braids, and afros.

Wanting to find a solution to these concerns for herself, her daughters, and other black women, Cape Town-based photographer and entrepreneur Nomvuyo Treffer has created Swimma Caps. 

Swimma Caps is a new cap brand made specifically for black hair worn in high-volume hairstyles. Treffer was inspired by  her own struggle when it came to her daughters, 8 and 10 years old, who are heavily involved in water sports, and obtaining protective head-wear that would keep their natural hair healthy. She commented,

“How can it be that in a country like South Africa, with the demographics that we have that we don’t have a product like this for black people.”

Like a true innovator, she took matters into her own hands, and now there is a swimming cap brand that is affordable and guaranteed to keep black hair healthy even when exposed to the harsh chemicals in many pools meant for swimming sport practice.

To purchase Swimma Caps, go here.

By: Danielle Dixon

Follow her on Twitter: @tooprettydani

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