Having long silky and luscious hair is everyone’s dream. It is simply one of the best parts of our body and changes our appearance in every way. Seeing our hair go thinner and noticing those balding patterns grow bigger and bigger is an absolute horror for almost any man or woman, especially the young.
The hair needs to hydrate in order to grow and stay fit. Most of the time, we tend not to look into this, as we’re busy and we just want results as soon as possible. More often than not, we may be using heat appliances which can cause damage to our hair. Furthermore, we don’t even moisturize them.
Whether you’re growing out a bad haircut, longing for mermaid-length hair, or recovering from a season of hair loss, you’re probably looking for ways to help make your hair grow. Let us look at some tips that help to encourage hair growth.
1. Eat for good hair health
One of the best ways you can get faster hair growth is by eating a diet rich in vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that help encourage scalp health and hair strength. A big bonus of eating a diet rich in vitaminsfor hair health also means that you’re eating for body health.
Some nutrients that you should load up on when trying to grow long locks include Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Zinc, Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Iron.
2. Drink enough water
Eating healthily alone is not enough, you need to make sure your body has enough water. Water is necessary to assist the cells in staying active for growth and reproduction. Once the cells are dehydrated, they die, and hence our hair, skin, and organs lose the capacity to stay fit. This is also the reason why your hair may start breaking. To avoid this, the first thing is to keep hydrated to help both the interior organs and the skin, since this also affects the hair texture. You can start with consuming 6-8 glasses of water every day and cut down caffeine and soda drinks.
3. Get sufficient sleep
We need eight to ten hours of sleep every day. It helps our body relax and keeps it healthy. When a person gets insufficient sleep, the entire body gets affected, such that it gets dehydrated and very much stressed out. This may also be the cause of hair loss. Sleep helps to reduce stress and helps healthy cell growth and also, repairs the cells.
4. Don’t neglect the functions of the shampoo and conditioner
The foremost function of shampoo is to cleanse the scalp of oil. Keeping the scalp free of excess oil is vital for healthy hair growth. A build-up of oil can lead to clogged hair follicles and the development of a scalp condition called folliculitis, which is an irritation of the hair follicles. Unfortunately, hair follicle irritation can actually lead to hair loss. So, in order to keep the scalp free from oil and irritation, shampoo regularly. Don’t forget to also condition your hair every time you shampoo, so as to make sure your hair grows smooth and shiny. A conditioner will help seal the outermost layer of your hair shaft – the cuticle – to protect it from any potential damage.
5. Avoid the high ponytail
Sure, a ponytail does look awesome, making you feel like a professional. However, a high ponytail can actually hurt your hair follicles. Once your hair follicles are being stretched, they tend to get loose and you lose hair easily. Instead, you should keep your ponytail at a medium level. This helps to calm your hair, and your hair follicles won’t be under stress.
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