If you watch the tabloids, you know that even the stars have bad hair days. It just seems that when the professional stylists are out of the picture, it is inherently human to have a less than glamorous mane. But you can do your part to stay ahead of the battle by following these great tips for hair care.
A Balanced And Healthy Diet
Protein, calcium and iron inclusion in your diet on a daily basis in excess enhances the growth of a beautiful hair without depriving nutrients required for other daily activities. Vitamins B and C are also essential for hair growth. Moreover, regular inclusion of these nutrients in the diet, prevents hair fall, and conceals bad hair days. Omega-3-fatty acid, zinc and Vitamin A strengthen the growing hair. Selenium in Brazil nuts, alpha linolenic acid in walnuts and zinc in pecan, almonds and cashews, all improves a thick and shiny hair.
Proteins in poultry and eggs, not excluding the beauty Vitamin B12 in eggs, enhance the growth of hair. If you are more of a vegetarian, sink yourself into whole grains and cereals. Dairy and dairy products contain essential nutrients to boost your hair growth. Touch and groom the origin for a healthy hair with a healthy diet of carrots for a healthy scalp. Water, elixir of life, is the greatest hydrant of hair right from its follicle.
On a sunny and sultry day, sweat accumulates in your scalp causing fungal infections resulting in loss of hair and skin problems. This makes skin on the head vulnerable to infections, and sensitive to harsh treatments consequentially damaging root hairs. To avoid this, regular cleansing of hair using shampoos and conditioners with gentle massage using fingertips relaxes root hairs and the surrounding tissues, enhancing blood flow and aggravating the growth of a healthy hair. So choosing the right brand of shampoo or shampoo-based natural products is very essential. Dimethicone and Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride are chemicals that will soften and glows your hair.
Trimming or cutting of hair on a regular basis not only gets rid of split ends, and will prevent the formation of split ends. Moreover, the more you cut your hair, the more it grows strongly but not in length. If untrimmed, the spilt ends grow up higher into the hair and will finally result in thinning and loss of hair. Moreover, the split-ends usually have a white head at the end of each split that looks very ugly, and makes explicit that hair is not healthy.
Regular conditioning of hair is essential these days as hair is most exposed to pollutants, dirt, sun, wind and rain, and harsh chemicals. Covering up your hair on a sunny day will reduce browning and drying of hair. Regular or daily conditioning will improve and strengthen the look of your hair. Hair conditioners are of two types: Natural and synthetic. Natural and organic conditioners are less harmful and can give an additional glow to your hair. Synthetic may be pathetic, yes it may cause some damages to your hair sue to the chemicals present in it.
Combing hair regularly is a good habit, as this is another way to massage hair tissues and enhance hair growth. In addition, combing with a wide-toothed brush separates tangles and prevents hair fall and damage. Moreover, hair is weakest when wet, and soak dry with a towel before combing. Similarly, combing entirely dry hair is as harmful as combing wet hair. Use a comb which has soft bristles also make sure that you use it regularly as improper use of comb may also damage your hair at times.
Hairstyle defines your personality and complements the occasion and your dressing. Braiding and deadlocks looks good, but are not good for your hair and weakens hair follicles. There is actually a myth that leaving hair loose results in drying of hair and weakens them. In contrast to the usual belief, braided hair can accumulate sweat and dirt, and thereby can increase the cause of infection and tangles.
Usually air-drying hair is the most preferred way. However, with the increased use of hair dryers, if not set and timed properly essential moisture in the hair can be removed and can cause hair to dry and brittle. In addition, the gentle massage with the towel prevents complex tangle formation. While there are many ways to dry your hair it is always suggested to go natural as it will increase the hair life time and also strengthens your hair as well.
Healthy Sleeping Patterns
A good sleep every day for about 6 to 8 hours relaxes head muscles and increases normal flow of well-oxygenated blood. Sleep relaxes the body and blood flows evenly throughout the body at the same level and therefore regulates hair growth. However, this does not stop with less sleep, but also disturbances I sleep pattern also results in loss of hair. Why to take risk? When you have a way do it.
Massaging hair once or twice in week using oil or oil-based conditioners, improves blood circulation in the scalp, and relaxes muscles in the head, improving hair growth. This may include professional grooming at least once in six months or a year. Even otherwise, a gentle massage with fingertips, and gentle combing with all the hair in the opposite direction increases the flow of hair and has been observed to increase the growth of hair by volume.
Hair growing gains importance as a healthy and naturally beautiful hair is soft, shiny, and thick has a good volume, and is clean from the hair follicle to the hair tip with not split ends or white heads.