You might have faced one or the other hair problem
at least once in your life time. Reason can be
various, but there are few things which you can
modify and can protect your hair from further damage. Following
are the 7 tips which are very easy for you to implement and,
which are very effective:
1)EAT SENSIBLY – AVOID JUNK AND SUGARY FOOD.
The reason for your hair problem can be many, but
most common reason is your food habits. First it was
weekly affair to go out and eat junk food. But
now a days due to various food home delivery services, you
have increased your junk food consumption. Many apps
deliver food at midnight also. And you probably who have never
eat outside food at midnight have also started
eating it at midnight. Eating junk food more frequently and also at odd time can
disturb your digestive system & these can interfere in
absorption of important vitamins and
minerals in your body, which are very important for your hairs.
2)WASH YOUR HAIR TWICE A WEEK WITH MILD SHAMPOO
Due to increase in pollution it is more likely that your hair
gets dirty more frequently, and more the dirt more
damage to your hair. So, it is always better to
keep your scalp and hair clean. But don’t do it
too frequently. Twice a week is sufficient for most of us.
3)WASH YOUR HAIR WITH COLD WATER
Washing hair with hot water can rob
moisture of your hair. Making it dryer and
brittle. So always wash your hair with cold water and
if you cannot bare cold water then,
take Luke warm water instead of hot water.
4)AVOID HARSH CHEMICALS SUCH AS CHLORINE IN SWIMMING POOL.
Swimming is a good sport; every one should know it as
it is a lifesaving sport. But you should take care of
your hairs by wearing cap while swimming. May be you
know it, but you become lazy to wear the cap while
swimming. It is must as it will protect your hair from
harmful chemical like chlorine.
5)AVOID HIGH HEAT FROM DRYERS & WEAR CURLING TONGS
If you are using dryer & curling tongs occasionally, then
it is ok. But, if you are using it too frequently, then
it will make your hair dry and it will break easily.
6)PROTECT YOUR HAIR AND SCALP FROM SUN & POLLUTION BY WEARING SCARF OR CAP
If your hair is exposed to sun for long period of time,
then UVA AND UVB rays can damage your hair from
outside, that is outer layer of your hair. Sign includes-
dry brittle hair, split ends, thinning & fizziness. Even
pollution present in the environment will damage your hair. So,
it is always beneficial to cover your hair with
cap or scarf whenever you go out.
7)PERFORM A WEEKLY SCALP MASSAGE
Massaging your scalp will increase blood circulation in
your scalp. This will not only help your hair follicles but
will also relieve your stress. You can
perform scalp massage twice a week.
That’s all for today
Next Tuesday we will discuss about the
vitamins & Minerals that help your Hair to be healthy.
Providing simple solutions for the complexities of life
Dr Bhumita Makwana
Your Dietitian & Cosmetic Clinician.