My daughter has long hair and is 7 yrs old. I struggled with helping her put on both the silicone and latex caps. It is hard to have a little one help you put the cap on since they don't have the strength to resist the pulling. Then there is the hair pulling problem. Needless to say we needed to have an alternative. I found this lycra cap by accident while shopping for goggles for her. We tried it that night a swim practice and it did everything we hoped it would do. It was easy to put on and it stayed in place throughout the entire 2 hours of swimming. She gave it two thumbs up during and after practice.
Tonight we will try it with the latex cap over the top to see if we can keep her hair dry underneath to prevent future damage or discoloring of her pretty blonde hair.
This cap is super soft on my hair, doesn't pull it out like other ones I've tried. As my hairdresser recommended, I rinsed my hair in the shower before getting in the pool then put the cap on. Works like a charm! Great buy.
My short hair was soaking wet after using this cap. I'm taking this back to the store when I finish this review. I had just colored my hair and needed it to stay dry and protected from the chlorine in the pool. It leaked enough water in [...]