Hair Care and Natural treatment: for Example - Canto lope for Hair Mask It's perfectly normal to lose anything from 20to 100 hair a day. Find out if it is hair breakage or hair fall. If your hair has been permed, tinted or bleached, then the hair may have become porous that it's breaking off. a good cut to remove over-processed ends, plus lots od deep- conditioning treatment to put back hair, will help solve this one. Post- pregnancy hair loss is common for many women, and may occur up to 3 months after the baby is born.. But don't worry it's a good sign that new hair is growing through and pushing on hairs that were 'resting' during pregnancy. Eat well, treat your hair gently and it will re-adjust itself. If the hair fall is heavy and persistent, however do check with your doctor, it might be due to a local skin problem with the scalp, a general medical problem, or perhaps a hormonal abnorablity. A gentle scalp massage every so often will stimulate oil glands and boost circulation. Use a little aromatic oil to condition your scalp at the same time. A scalp like the skin is constantly sloughing off dead cells. Sometimes the process speeds up and they accumulate into tiny white flakes- Dandruff. If your scalp is greasy the flakes may be large and sticky, if your scalp is dry they will be fine and powdery. Stress may also be the reasons behind hair loss in women and men. According to the findings from a new research, it turns out that stress and bad habits such as smoking, drinking and even tanning could contribute to hair loss, especially in women. Study shows that women's hair folliclesare particularly vulnerable to the wear and tear of a stressful lifestyle. Also, women who had suffered the stress of a divorce or death of a spouse were at greater risk of losing their hair at the midline, meaning a widening of the parting in the middle of the scrape. Though the hair loss patterns in men are different, but reasons can be similar. Though in men the problem is more often not, genetic, even smoking, alcohol consumption, daily stress, and sun exposure can cause balding, according to the research. You can take preventative measures such as wearing a hat in the sun, quitting smoking, and reducing your alcohol consumption. Researchers say that adopting healthier lifestyle choices could possibly help your hair grow back. Thinning Hair: May be due to diet, which should be rich in protein and oil your hair twice in a week with castor oil and coconut oil mixture taken in equal quantities of oil. Castor oil being thick cannot be applied alone, so coconut oil acts as a thinner, as well as a nourishing oil. Both oils are nourishing oils. Keep for an hour and wash with mild shampoo. White Hair: Even one year old child can have white hair. To cure it take 1C amla, roast it black in an iron skillet. Powder it and cook in 1 liter water till the water is reduced to half. Cool it and apply to the hair at night. Leave it on the hair for the night and in the morning wash with mild Shampoo. Do the treatment for a month, but in 2 weeks you will see the result. It will give natural dark color to the hair and have on after effects. Moisturizer for Tendril Hair: ½C Curd mix with 2 mashed bananas, ½tsp Pineapple juice. Put this mixture on the hair for ½ hour. Then shampoo. Shampoo: 2tbsp Reetha powder, 2tbsp Sikaki powder. Mix all these to form a paste. Apply it on your hair for ½ hour. Don’t keep it more than ½ hour. Then wash it thoroughly. You require 2-3 treatments to make your hair smooth and untangled. Take care of your diet, should take green vegetables and proteins based food. Balanced proteins are very important for hair strength and thickness. Proteins should be consumed in just the right quantity because an overdose of proteins can also lead to a pH imbalance and therefore hair fall. Balanced based proteins are mostly found in plant-based proteins like soya, tofu, sprouts and black channa. Vitamins are very important for hair growth and regeneration. Vitamins essential for hair are Vitamin A, B complex and E. Minerals are the base of hair health. Essential minerals for hair are silica, ferric, zinc, phosphorus and magnesium. Low hemoglobin is another major reason of hair fall, especially after childbirth. A zinc deficiency can also manifest itself as lowered skin healing, skin problems and lowered fertility. You can overcome mineral deficiency naturally by eating cereals in their natural state, such as dalia, brown rice poha and dal with skin on. Minerals are also found in nuts, seeds and vegetables. Residing, Hairline and bald spots: Diet May Help. A few dietary modifications to help receding hairline and bald spots and you can keep your mane and its sheen intact. Chances are that even slight modifications made to what you eat by incorporating ingredients that aid hair growth and health will have a drastic impact. Genes and lifestyle will always have their effects but one could eat which will help curb the residing hairline. Food, For Healthy Hair: When it comes to lustrous hair, it’s not just about what you put in your hair, but also what you put in your body. Fresh Produce-Herbs for Hair Health: Suggested by Naturopath (Osteopath and Psychotherapist). This has been tried with successful results. Carrots: Besides being good for eyes Vitamin A provides excellent nourishment for the scalp. A healthy scalp ensures shiny, well-conditioned hair that is strengthened and moisturized. Balanced diet of lean proteins, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, low fat dairy are great boosters for healthy hair. Prunes: If your hair suffers from dryness, thinning, stiffness, discoloration or hair fall, depleting reserves of iron might be the culprit. Prunes are known to be great sources of iron and greatly help improve the quality of hair. Also ensure you get plenty of green vegetables and beetroots in your diet in addition to prunes. Green Peas: Contain a well- balanced amount of vitamins and minerals such as iron, zinc and B group vitamins. These are essential for maintaining healthy hair. Oats: Are not only loaded with fiber, that help maintain a healthy heart and bowls, they also contain a high concentration of other essential nutrients such as zinc, iron and omega-6 fatty acids- the polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). Omega-6 fatty acids in particular are essential to maintain normal skin, hair growth and development. Since this essential ingredient is only obtained through the diet, make sure your breakfast includes a bowl of oatmeal every few days in the week. Walnuts: Walnuts are one of the most hair friendly nuts in the category. Not only do walnuts have more omega-6 fatty acids than any other food, but they‘re also full of zinc, iron, B vitamins- (B1, B6 and B 9) and plenty of protein.
Health Caution: Walnuts contain a small trace of selenium, a mineral known to cause hair loss in people who are selenium- deficient or have way too much in their system. So a handful of nuts over the week should tide you over without much trouble. Low Fat Dairy Products: These are skimmed milk and yogurt these are great sources of calcium, an important mineral for hair growth. They also contain whey and casein, two high- quality protein sources. *Add a cup of yogurt or cottage cheese to your snack list and to help prevent hair loss, stir in a few tablespoons of flaxseed or walnuts for your required dose of omega 3 fatty acids and zinc. Eggs: For a head full of healthy hair, the egg is probably one of your best friends. It’s loaded with essential nutrients such as proteins, Vitamin B12, iron, zinc and Omega 6 fatty acids in large amounts. Being deficient in any of these vitamins and minerals is known to result in poor quality of hair. In addition, it’s also a good source for biotin (Vitamin B7) which is a great aid to fight hair loss.
A few common hairy mistakes can severely damage hair. Excessive stress and some medication are conclusively known to retard hair growth and promote hair loss. Cut down on the use of hair spray, hair gels, and styling creams that contain harsh chemical ingredients, which can dry out the scalp and cause the formation of flakes. Avoid changing your shampoo and conditioner frequently. Stick to one good mild cleansing shampoo and conditioner for 6 months before changing them. Excessive exposure to the sun, pollution, rain water and dust without proper protection makes the hair dry, brittle and limp. Use a live in conditioner during the rains to protect it from the humidity and wash and oil it regularly to maintain a healthy scalp. Hair Hacks for Winter: The winter season can take away all the moisture and natural oil from your hair, making them dry and visibly dull. But experts say that by investing just a little bit of time and care, you can easily retain your hair's natural sheen and shine. *Regular trims: It helps you get rid of split ends during the winter season when the ends of your hair tend to become dry and static. Trim your hair every few weeks to avoid a rough hair situation. *Opt for dry Shampoo: Dry Sampoo is one of the best options to revive limp hair. *Give a Hair Scrub: Use a hair hair scrub to purify and cleanse your scalp of any sebum or build-up of impurities, which may cause dandruff. *Conditioning: Deep conditioning is a must, irrespective of the weather. Remember to condition and mask your strands with a nourishing conditioner to retain a smooth texture. Leave it on for 5 minutes before rinsing off with lukewarm water. To prevent dandruff, follow these simple steps: *Brush the scalp to dislodge any flakes and dead cells, and apply dandruff control lotion to the scalp. Massage gently for 7-10 minutes. *Pour an anti-dandruff shampoo in a bowl and mix with a little water. Apply the mixture to your hair with a cotton swab. Spray the hair with water and massage gently for 10 minutes. Cover your hair with a shower cap for another 10 minutes and rinse off. *After shampooing towel-dry the hair. Apply dandruff control conditioner on the hair. Rinse after 2 minutes. *Apply dandruff control concentrate all over the scalp, massage gently with your fingers then rinse. *Dandruff cure at home- Cold winter causes an increase in the dryness of the scalp which often leads to dandruff. *Apply yogurt on the scalp, leave it on for about ½ hour and then rinse the hair with lukewarm water. *Mix lemon juice with equal amount of vinegar and apply it on your scalp. Leave it on for 15mts. and then wash them with lukewarm water. *Mix some baking soda into your shampoo, this will help remove dandruff flakes from the scalp.