Healthy, beautiful and shiny hair is a dream for everybody. But at modern days, hair fall is the most nagging problem for many and is a common issue for millions of people all over the world. Though hair care specialists recommend that it is okay to lose 100 strands of hair a day, losing hair on a daily basis on one’s comb and bath towel could be annoying.
Hair fall could be caused by a number of reasons, such as lack of necessary nutrients in the body, medications, imbalances with hormones, unhealthy dietary habits, stress, use of chemicals and hair styling treatments etc.
Hair Care Tips To Avoid Hair Fall
Oil massage for hair:
One of the best and most efficient steps to decrease hair loss is to massage the scalp with appropriate hair oil as this would improve blood flow to the hair follicles and strengthens the roots of the hair.
Hair oil massages would also be soothing and offers relaxation by decreasing stress. Oils such as almond oil, coconut oil, amla oil, castor oil etc. massage should be performed with these oils on the scalp by applying slight pressure using finger tips once or twice a week.
Using Aloe Vera:
Aloe Vera is a natural substance that contains all desired enzymes to stimulate hair growth directly. It also has good alkalizing properties that helps maintain the pH of the hair at a desirable level and helps promote hair growth.
Regular use of Aloe Vera helps relieve itching of the scalp, decreases redness and inflammation of the scalp. Constant use of Aloe Vera offers luster and strength to the hair and removes dandruff completely. Aloe Vera treatment could be performed three to four times a week.
Avoid things that could damage the hair:
It is not a good practice to adopt hair styles that pulls the hair tight such as pony tails or braids, for this could remove the hair out of its roots and hair would stop growing permanently at the areas from where it has been pulled.
Avoid chemical treatments that could drastically change the way the hair currently looks such as straightening, hot ironing, styling, perming etc.
Try not to blow dry the hair as it dries the scalp and damages the hair follicles. Combing the hair or toweling it when it is wet is not a good practice as this could pull off hair strands from its roots or breaks them.
Following a healthy lifestyle:
Hair like the rest of the body is a vital organ and is a barometer of overall health. Therefore, of one is healthy it would be indicated in their hair. If the hair is falling too often then it signals a possible health problem.
It is important to include fruits and vegetables in the diet and consume diet rich in proteins on a regular basis. Keeping the body adequately hydrated is essential as well to enjoy a healthy and lustrous hair.
Magic of fenugreek:
Fenugreek seems to be highly effective in treating hair loss as its seeds contain hormone antecedents, helping to enhance growth of hair and helps rebuilding damaged hair follicles. Methi seeds are also known to contain nicotinic acid and proteins that stimulates hair growth.