Samson, Rapunzel, Goldilocks, Tiny Tim (Herbert Butros Khaury), Ron Burgundy, Cher—let’s face it, men and women are generally fixated on their hair and the mops of others. This obsession has led to constant concern over how to keep it looking great. Lots of people go to the bottle in the form of high-end tonics, conditioners, shampoos and other treatments. There’s probably value in many of these applications. But there are other more natural ways to support healthy hairy locks and WellWell has come up with our top choices.
Hair is mostly protein so it’s important to eat a balanced diet that includes protein-rich foods, such as fish, meat, eggs and beans. You’ll also do your hair a favor munching on berries, spinach, avocados and other foods that are loaded with Vitamins C and E that help boost collagen.
Everybody’s hair needs a break and weekends are probably a good time to lighten up. Avoid heavy treatments, heavy braids or tight headbands, and heated styling products. Just let it hang loose.
Consuming omega-3 fatty acids can stimulate hair follicles and sebaceous glands. This won’t necessarily lead to hair growth, but it may make for a healthy scalp. These fatty acids are found fish, such as salmon, sardines, and herring. They can also be found in flax seed, yogurt, cottage cheese and cereals.
Shampoo can strip hair of its natural oils, causing your scalp to overproduce oil to compensate, leaving hair limp. Try limiting shampooing to three or four times a week.
Want fewer split ends, dull and damaged hair? Chill on the use of heated hair devices such as rollers and dryers.
Don’t avoid haircuts. They are essential to eliminating split ends and dry hair. At a minimum, go for a haircut every six to eight weeks. Regular visits will clear the way for health hair growth. split ends or breakage. Hair specialists always suggest having a trim every 6 to 8 weeks in order to maintain healthy hair growth.
Overexposure will not only fade color treatments, it will dry out hair making it brittle. In sun-rich environments, wear a hat and consider applying some leave-in conditioner.
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