your hair regularly. Combing helps spread the natural oils
through hair, making it look shinier and healthier.
scalp regularly to increase oil secretion.
wash your brush and comb when you shampoo your hair. Avoid
lending your brushes and combs to others.
wash you hair in soaps or harsh shampoos. They are highly
alkaline and will upset your hair's natural pH balance.
sratching scalp with finger nails or fine combs, because
damage to scalp causes damage to hair.
your hair untied for atlease four hours a day. This eases
the pressure on your scalp and gets blood circulation back.
follow a healthy and balanced diet. Nothing promotes hair
We recommend that you follow the suggestions listed below
to help you to get your hair into a good condition.
Your should wet your hair with warmish water and using only
a little amount of shampoo get it into a lather in your
hands and then apply it onto your hair.
choice of shampoo should reflect you own type of hair and
how you wish to present yourself.
After you shampoo your hair it is important to use a conditioner
on every occasion as a conditioner will help the hair cuticle
cells and help to get them to lay flat. it will also allow
the hair when dry to be more easily looked after.
conditioner that you use is very important and there are
different formulas for dry hair and for hair that is more
is essential that you make regular trips to a hairdresser
every six to eight weeks otherwise there is a danger of
getting split ends in your hair.However, by keeping your
hair clean and conditioned following the plan above you
will be able to ensure that your hairdresser is able to
really get the best look and shape to your hair.
hair responds to what you eat in the same way as your skin
and the whole of the rest of your body.
deficiency is the biggest problem for non genetic hair loss
amongst women in Britain.
iron to be absorbed in the body Vitamin C and Lysine acid
needs to be taken. If you do not eat alot of red meat then
it could be difficult to absorb enough iron, so it is advisable
to consider using a supplement. It is very important to
look after your digestion by eating vegetables and fruit
on a daily basis. It is also important to eat the following
foods on a regular basis.
Figs, Almonds, Dates, Peas, Beans, Lentils, Sesame seeds,
Salmon, Tuna, Sardines.
It is also important to drink alot of water and keep your
caffeine content down to a minimum by drinking very little
tea or coffee, chocolate or any cola drinks.
your skin your hair cannot repair itself. That's why you
need to care for it and protect it - for the state of your
hair reflects your internal health. To revive your hair's
natural health and shine, follow this:
your scalp clean and cool.
are the key to healthy hair, but to be effective, they must
reach the roots. So, whatever you use, you must learn to
massage it in well, using the pads of your fingers.
in the scalp or fatty deposits block blood circulation,
drying the sebum and thus starving the hair roots. So, message
scalp with a god oil to improve circulation and free the
hair roots of dry sebum.
a pre-shampoo conditioner with natural herbs like henna,
'shikakai', neem, sandalwood, 'amla' and 'brahmi' and add
curd and eggs to it. Apply to scalp to beat dryness and
lend bounce to otherwise limp and dull hair.
a balanced diet rich in minerals, proteins and vitamins,
the essentials for healthy hair. Especially good are iron,
sulphur, zinc-B complex and vitamin C.
Treat specific hair conditions
the herbal way:
Message well with a herbal oil at least twice a week. Follow
a diet rich in zinc. Use a mild herbal shampoo and avoid
harsh ones since the chemicals in them can strip hair of
its outer protein layer, further drying the scalp. Do not
use electric curlers and hair drayers.
Wash hair every alternate day and rinse out with lemon.
Use oils and shampoos rich in need and henna. A head massage
with a herbal oil helps maintain the pH level of the scalp.
Avoid oily foods and binge on green leafy veggies and fruits.
Message scalp with essential oils like rosemary, cedar,
lemon and eucalyptus to reduce flaking and itchiness of
the scalp. 'Methi' seeds are also helpful in fighting dandruff.
Soak them overnight, grind the next morning, mix in the
juice of need leaves and apply on the scalp. Avoid fatty
foods and red meat.
A diet lacking in zinc, minerals, proteins, vitamins and
B-complex. Excessive body hat, stress and tension, hormonal
imbalance, thyroid imbalance, prolonged illness and excessive
medication. The chemicals used in perming lotions and hair
colourants. They are all responsible for hair loss. The
remedy: Change your diet to include healthy food; massage
hair with essential oils and treat hair to nourishing packs.
With age, the middle layer of hair loses its pigment, resulting
in grey hair. Besides, excessive body heat and the heat
generated by constant mental activity can lead to premature
greying. And, of course, perming, colouring and bleaching
work to promote greying, too.
you want to colour your hair, try doing it naturally. Use
henna along with other herbs like 'amla', 'shikakai' and
brahmi'. Add coffee for that dark brown colour. Those of
you with no option but to use a dye, remember to keep the
scalp nourished with vegetable juices.