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How to hydrate hair and prevent hair loss
With hormonal changes, seasonal changes or stress, we lose hair more quickly. It is normal to lose about 100 hairs a day, but there are conditions in which we drop much more.
If you notice an unusual hair loss, consult your doctor because it can be a symptom of another disease such as thyroid problems or vitamin deficiency.
If your problem is hair loss due to stress or seasonal changes, you should know that several factors influence the strength of the hair and make it fragile. That is why in today’s article, we are going to give you 7 very simple tips to strengthen your hair and prevent it from splitting and falling out.
These are the best tips to prevent hair loss.
1- Hydrate the hair
Hydrated hair is more flexible and less prone to breakage. Therefore you must try to use very moisturizing natural products. A perfect option is to create your own homemade hair mask based on eggs, olive oil and honey.
Mix an egg yolk with a tablespoon of olive oil and a tablespoon of honey and apply the mask on dry hair from medium to ends. Let it take effect for at least an hour and wash your hair as usual. Protein, fat and oil help rebuild damaged hair to make it thicker and healthier.
2- Eat a diet rich in protein
Protein intake is essential to strengthen the hair and promote its growth. Lean meat, dairy, fish, etc. They are rich in protein. Omega-3 fatty acids are also essential because they decrease inflammation and improve scalp health.
The best sources of omega-3 fatty acids are nuts, seeds, eggs and fish. Greek yogurt has protein and vitamin B5, so it is highly recommended to ensure the health of your hair.
3- Manage stress
Stress is very harmful to the body in general and to the hair in particular. It weakens it and makes it fall very easily. Also, it affects your sleep and appetite patterns and promotes premature aging. Therefore try to control it by practicing relaxation techniques such as yoga or meditation.
4- Take supplements if necessary
It is always important that you go to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any supplement, but some are very useful for the treatment of hair loss when taken properly.
If your hair loss is caused by anemia, then iron supplements will help you fight it. Similarly, if metabolic disorders cause hair loss, both zinc and biotin will be beneficial supplements for you.
5- Apply Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera contains enzymes that promote healthy hair growth and, also, its alkalizing properties can balance the pH of the scalp. It is also important to note that it fights scalp inflammation and irritation, which are factors that can make it weaker.
Apply 100% pure Aloe Vera gel (you can take it directly from the plant or buy it in herbalists) on the hair and scalp directly and let it act for a few hours. You can take advantage and leave it all night while you sleep. Then wash your hair normally.
6- Massage the scalp
A gentle massage with the fingertips promotes blood circulation in the scalp, stimulates the hair follicles, reduces stress and improves mental clarity. Try massaging it with coconut oil or almond oil to hydrate it and prevent it from becoming weak.
7- Avoid applying chemicals
Most of us buy our hair products at the supermarket and let ourselves be convinced by what it puts in the packaging. Hair products sold on large surfaces usually contain chemical components that are very harmful to the health of our hair. Opt for natural products.
Will you put these tips into practice? Tell us in the comments!
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