The scalp hair follicles (commonly known as hair roots) are tiny sacs lined with skin cells which are found in the dermis of the skin & are responsible for hair growth. These follicles are surrounded by a network of capillaries which supply required nourishment to them.
Weak hair follicles lead to lifeless, lusterless, thin hair eventually leading to hair loss.
REASON 1: Protein/iron deficiency
REASON 2: Dehydration
REASON 3: Imbalanced Diet
REASON 4: Heat damage
REASON 5: Chemical based hair products
REASON 6: Bacterial/fungal infections
REASON 7: Environmental pollution
TIP 1: BALANCED DIET: The first requirement towards strengthening follicles is to have a rich diet fulfilling the need of protein, iron, zinc, vitamins. This will make the follicles healthy and eventually lead to hair regrowth.
TIP 2: AVOIDANCE OF STYLING/HEATING HAIR: Hair styling treatments like smoothing, straightening, curling, etc. heat the hair and in the process dehydrate & damage it. These should be avoided at all cost.
TIP 3: CHOOSE YOUR HAIR PRODUCTS WISELY: Most of the shampoos, conditioners, serums possess ingredients which are harmful for the hair. Select the products after carefully checking the label, those which will protect & hydrate the scalp and follicles. Once the follicles are repaired, hair restoration will gradually take place.
TIP 4: TREAT THE BACTERIA/FUNGUS OF YOUR SCALP: Complete treatment of these infections is essential otherwise it will lead to severe damage of the follicles and eventually hair fall.
TIP 5: USE OF NATURAL HAIR MASKS/CONDITIONERS: There are several natural ingredients that help in nourishing & repairing the follicles, giving new life to our hair. Avocado, Aloe Vera, Fenugreek Seeds, Various Oils are some easy solution to this problem.
TIP 6: NOT TO USE CHEMICAL BASED HAIR COLORS: Many of the hair colors use ammonia which severely damages the follicles, it’s advisable to go for natural hair dyes or those without chemicals.
TIP 7: PROTECTION FROM DIRECT SUNLIGHT: Take care to protect your hair from sunlight damage as it can make it dry, limp & frizzy.
TIP 8: GENERAL TIPS: