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Do’s and Don’ts of Hair Extensions

As with any other hair regimen, hair extensions have their own dos and don’ts that you should follow to maintain them at their best. Below are some tips on what you should and should not do to your extensions. Some of these tips also apply to natural hair.

Do

  • Treat your hair extensions well

hairstyles, beauty tips, sexy looks, hair care, beauty careJust like your natural hair, extensions will last longer if you treat them well. When styling your extensions, use a good hair brush for brushing your extensions from scalp to ends. Brush and comb them gently, apply and remove them carefully, and utilize enhancement products such as conditioner and hair spray. Always separate the extensions using your fingers to gently remove any tangles, especially in the scalp area.

Before you wash it, be sure to brush then sort your hair well. Gently shampoo the extensions, while taking care to avoid rubbing the extension strands against each other. Thoroughly and immediately dry the extension bonding points. Wrap them in a satin scarf before going to bed. Because certain extensions can be rather expensive, you want to get value for your money by using them as long as possible.

  • Make a good choice

Just because extensions are fake, doesn’t mean they should look as such. Unless you are going to a costume party, try and avoid extensions in bold rainbow colors. Where possible, try the extensions on before you buy them. Think about how well they complement your skin tone and lifestyle. Don’t just assume that the wig on the window display mannequin will look just as fabulous on you.

  • Express yourself

Healthy skin, skin care products, natural skin products, beautiful skin, skin health,Buy Brazilian Hair, Peruvian hair, Human hair, Weave & wig online - HAIRPLEGo for hair extensions that will reveal your personality to the world. Choose extensions that reflect you or your lifestyle. And once you find the right extensions, be sure to style them in a unique way. It may not be fun bumping into someone wearing the exact same extensions in the exact same style as you.

Don’t

  • Neglect your natural hair

Even as you enjoy dressing up your extensions, do not forget that your natural hair is underneath. When you wear, apply and remove the extension, do not be rough with your hair. To respect the extensions but disrespect your natural hair will cause the latter to break off.

  • Pretend it’s real

There’s no shame in wearing extensions. Even the ancient Egyptians wore extensions on their hair. The problem only comes in when you pretend that the amazing creation on your head is as a result of good genes. Be honest both with yourself and with everyone else. If someone asks, be upfront, and if they like it, tell them where they can buy them.

  • Keep the extensions on too long

With time, all the washing, drying and styling will take its toll on your extensions. A shadow of their former selves, the extensions will take on a worn out appearance. This is when you have to throw them out and avoid embarrassing yourself. While in between extensions, you may wear your natural Afro and look great too.

  • Neglect the extensions

For the first month, avoid washing or brushing upside down. This is because the attachments are still new and it could be torn out. Do not rub the extensions to towel dry them, but instead squeeze out the excess water. Avoid using a flat or curling iron at the bond points, and instead begin just below the bond point.

Always aim to protect your natural hair, while fully enjoying your investment by getting your money’s worth. Follow these tips and you should be able to maintain your extensions looking fantastic for longer.

 

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How to Cure Itchy Dry Scalp – Dandruff

How to deal with dandruff and itchy dry scalp

Do you see an infestation of whitish brownish oily-looking flakes of dead skin decorating your shoulders each time you run your hand through your hair? Dry itchy scalp is a result of lack of nutrients and hair food on your scalp. This will result in a lot of dead skin tissue and cells and come off as dandruff. There are certain shampoos that you can use to wash the itch off, but it will definitely be back a couple of hours after washing your hair. You need to know the causes of dandruff in order to know how to deal with an itchy dry scalp.

In order to understand how to deal with an itchy dry scalp, it might be important to first understand what causes dandruff as this is the component that makes your skin dry and itchy. Naturally, hair follicles are responsible for the production of sebum. Sebum is oil found at the base of the hair follicles since this is oil; it’s always moist and wet. Theories suggest that this might be the breeding ground for yeast or fungus. There is a certain amount of fungus which is a healthy fungus and recommended to be on your head. When the fungus exceeds that limit, it leads to dandruff. The other factors that can lead to dandruff include being exposed to a lot of dry air. This often is the case after washing your hair with factory shampoos and not oiling your scalp. As a result of the dry scalp, itchy sensations will follow and the dry scalp will flake out and look like dandruff.

When does dry itchy scalp season begin? In most cases, people tend to suffer itchy dry skin when it’s cold. However, for individuals with skin problems such as psoriasis and eczema dry itchy scalp can be an all around the year problem. This is when you will need to know what to use in order to deal with this condition and relieve the feeling of wanting to scratch so badly.

Besides the hair care and treatment methods, you need to also focus on your hair care techniques, maybe there might be a need to focus on and change the way you look after your hair. There are some hair coloring and styling products which are too strong and will damage your scalp. These products will leave a flaky and dry residue which will be itchy. The other reason why you might be having dry itchy scalp is because you might not be washing your hair very often. When your hair follicles produce sebum and the sebum builds up, it needs to be reduced. The best way to do this is by having a hair wash day on a frequent basis. You need to wash your hair on a regular basis. However, you will need to use natural hair washing remedies in order to avoid damaging and sensitizing your scalp through the use of some harsh chemical products.

You can wash your hair with shampoos that contain natural extracts. These include the following;

  • Tea tree oil- tea tree oil has been used for years and years and has no side effects. It will get rid of all the itchiness on your scalp and leave your scalp feeling fresh. Tea tree oil shampoo will also reduce the amount of dandruff on your head.
  • Aloe – the presence of aloe in a shampoo will result on reduced scaliness and get rid of all itchiness. The best part is that you can grow aloe for yourself in a flower pot and use some of it whenever you wash your hair.
  • Lemongrass – this ingredient in hair washing shampoo will help give your scalp a chance to fight off any fungus thus helps get rid of any itchiness. Lemongrass is also responsible for a refreshed feeling on your scalp after wash day. This makes it a shampoo of choice because nothing beats the feeling of freshness after a hair wash.
  • Castor oil – although most people don’t know the power of using castor oil lined shampoo, this doesn’t mean that it’s not powerful. Castor oil contains natural antibacterial agents that will get rid of fungi and is rich with Vitamin E, minerals, Omega 6 and 9, fatty acids and proteins. This makes castor oil the go to hair wash product all the time.

 

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Top 10 Hair Care Tips – Top Hairstyles

Top 10 hair care tips for summer

Summertime is the best time for you to visit friends, family and whoever you want to go and see. At times, there won’t be enough time in between swimming and hiking for you to be able to take care of your hairstyle. Fortunately for you, we have compiled the 10 best hair tips to see you through summer with strong real; thick and well-nourished hair. These tips can be used effectively at home and you won’t even need help taking care of your hair. Caring for hair in summer has never been this easy.

     #1 Well-balanced diet

Eating is one of those natural processes. You don’t need to think twice about eating. If the food is there and you have an appetite then it’s certain that you will indulge. Caring for your hairstyle starts in your diet. A healthy and well-balanced diet will not only nourish your body but also your hairstyle, nails, and brain. So don’t be shy to eat your protein, carbs and mineral packed meals as these will help take care of your hairstyle while you take care of summer.

      #2 Apple Cider Vinegar

Using apple cider vinegar to take care of hair is not a new trick. The best apple cider vinegar is the pure form also known as; Apple Cider Vinegar with the Mother. Apple cider vinegar is very flexible and can help take care of any hair problem from oily to dry to lusterless hairstyle. You can use your good old laundry soap and apple cider vinegar in place of shampoo. That’s how good it is.

      #3 The Baking Soda miracle working treatment

You never thought that you could be able to use your baking soda outside the kitchen? Well, you can use baking soda to wash the greasiness out of your hair. You need to be careful and mix the baking soda with the right amount of lukewarm water. Too much of it might be bad for your hairstyle, so be careful.

      #4 Olive Oil Treatment

Nothing beats the good old olive when it comes to taking care of hair. The olive oil treatment is best used when your hairstyle is stringy and dry with split ends. It can be used as an everyday solution for your hair, so don’t be shy to buy a bottle for your kitchen and another for your hairstyle.

      #5 Amla hairstyle therapy

In order for you to be able to avoid a dry itchy scalp this summer, you must make an investment and get yourself a bottle of this Ayurvedic herbal oil. Amla oil helps to bring dry hair back to life almost instantly. It can be used straight after washing your hairstyle with Apple cider vinegar or baking soda.

      #6 Egg treatment

Who says eggs are only good for omelets? You can use egg yolk to make a hair mask for your hairstyle this summer. Eggs are rich in protein and your hair needs proteins in order to grow and be naturally healthy, thick and full. Applying this protein factor directly to your hair might sound gross but it will be worth it in the end.

      #7 Honey glaze

After a soulful swimming session, you can rinse the chlorine off your hairstyle and apply honey over your wet hairstyle. The honey will help to protect the hair from further damage and strengthen it from the roots to the tips.

      #8 Almond oil hair strengthener

Almond oil doesn’t only work miracles on your skin but also works wonders on your hairstyle. Almond oil is rich in Vitamins A, B and E. This makes it healthy and pretty useful for hairstyle. There are several uses of almond oil for hair and these include;

  • Nourishment for long, healthy hair
  • Getting rid of dandruff
  • Adds gloss to the hairstyle
  • Prevents heat ailments from the heat of dryers, flat irons, and the sun

      #9 Pour beer on your hair for salon smooth hair

Yes, that’s right; a glass of beer can go a long way. After washing your hair, you can untangle it by running your fingers through it and then pour beer on your hair. Leave the beer on for at least 30 minutes. When you wash it off, your hair will be silky smooth, even better than the salon effect.

      #10 Wicked concoction to deal with your sun damaged hair

You can mix apple cider vinegar, egg, honey and olive oil and use as a hair wax after a day out in the sun. Believe you me, this wicked mix will straighten out your hairstyle and nourish it all at once.

 

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Bad Chemicals For Your Hair & Hair Color

Hair Color & Styling – Know The Dangerous Products

In recent years, many people are choosing natural products for hair and skin care. The main reason for that is the fact that most of the mainstream products are full of chemicals and harmful toxins that may have a negative impact on hair health or even for your skin. Many researches and studies have shown that nutrition is very important for maintaining your hair health.  But it wouldn’t help if you continue to use bad chemicals for your hair color or hairstyle. So at some point you have to stop and check what chemicals are used in your hair color products and by your beauty salon people.  Worse still, how often these chemicals are used on your hair and scalp.

Taking care of your scalp and hair is very important and should be done carefully and cautiously because wrong products may cause more damage than benefits. For most people you may actually find that their hair are much more healthy and they would actually be fine using natural-based products – ie. organic shampoos, etc.  That way, you may avoid unnecessary hair health issues such as dry hair, scalp problems, certain diseases, and even hair loss.

Which Hair Products Are Considered Dangerous?

Almost every hair care product can be dangerous if contains certain ingredients. Even normal hair products like hair color products can be bad for your hair health as long as they are used more often or applied excessively.  But first before purchasing any hair care product, it is very important to check the label. What ingredients to avoid:

  • Phthalates – when reading the ingredient list on the gel or hair color products, and you see the term “fragrance”, it would be the best to just avoid that gel or hair color product. While phthalates will make the scent of the product desirable, it really does not mean the product is safe for your hair.  A study that was conducted by the University of Michigan showed that exposure to the high level of phthalates leads to decreased testosterone.  This in turn is bad for your hair!
  • Alcohol – when it comes to hair, try not to use this ingredient excessiely, because using products that contain alcohol on a daily basis will make the hair dry. Dryness leads to other issues, such as broken hair, and eventually even hair loss. Alcohol is mainly used in hair styling and hair color products, yet there are many products that are alcohol-free. It is certainly a much better option.
  • DEA – You usually get this ingredient in skin and hair products. It sometimes called Cocamide DEA and it comes from coconut oil, but during processing some harmfull chemicals are used and it ends up being harmfull. Research has pointed out that DEA is one of the hormone-disrupting chemicals. In fact, It may form the agents that are causing cancer.
  • Sulfates – SLES, sodium laureth sulfate, and SLS, sodium lauryl sulfate produces suds in shampoos. Suds is what you feel foaming in your mouth when brushing teeth, it also foams luxuriously when you wash your hair with shampoo. However, Suds can actually strip your hair of it’s natural oils and this will mean dry hair and hair shedding.

Other harmful ingredients are lead acetate, iodopropynyl butylcarbamate, lanolin, MEA, TEA, Color Pigments, Imidazolidinyl urea, and so on. The list of harmful ingredients is very long, and all these chemicals can be found in a wide range of products, including shampoos, conditioners, hair color dyes, and different hair styling products.

Heat Styling Tools Can Also be Bad For Hair

While products are dangerous because they contain chemicals, heat is also the enemy. Excessive heat on the hair leads to dryness. While using flat or curling irons, and blow dryer can change your hair style in seconds, using such items often will lead to dry hair. When the hair is dry, it is prone to breaking.. Hair loss is another issues that may occur, because damaged hair will become thinner over some period of time.

What products to use for natural hair?

Studies have been conducted about hair care and hair color products showing that every hair styling or hair color product that contains harmful chemical and toxins is really not the right choice. The best possible solution is to choose completely natural, organic hair styling and hair color products, since they are chemical and toxin free. Chemicals will not only harm your scalp and hair, they can also have a huge impact on your personal health. If you do not choose organic products, make sure to read the label and check what ingredients product contains and then reduce the use of harmful hair care and hair color products. That way, you will keep your scalp and hair healthy, and you will also avoid many medical conditions that may occur when using dangerous products.

What products to use if you have hair extensions?

High quality hair extensions are usually made from “virgin human remy hair” that may be “100 % Brazilian”, or it may be “Peruvian, Malaysian or European hair”. The point is, it is human hair, which is why you need to treat the extensions the same way you treat your natural hair. This rule also applies for weave lace front wigs, since these are also made from human hair. If you want to make your extensions to last longer, carefully choose the products. That means reduce the use of harmful products or the products should be chemical and toxin free, and the best option are organic products. Also, styling and hair color on extensions is allowed, but it is very important to carefully check the use of heat styling tools.

 

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Top 10 Hair Style and Shampoo Products

The hair style and shampoo products

Washing your hair can become a nightmare if you don’t know how to do it or what to use. Many hair style and shampoo products will wash your hair but leave it dry and thin. You need to know which hair style and shampoo products will work and only use trustworthy hair style and shampoo products that are either natural or host natural extracts. There are a lot of hair style and shampoo products and they all work fine, it just depends with the type of hair that you have. This makes it important for you to know the kind of hair you have and use the best hair style and shampoo products for your hair type.

Natural substances

  • Castor oil – this is one of the best remedies for hair growth and thickness. Castor oil contains natural antibacterial and antifungal agents. Thus, a castor oil containing shampoo will get rid of any breeding grounds on your scalp. Castor oil is rich in ricinoleic acid which is very beneficial for both your hair gloss and skin radiance. In addition to this, castor oil also has proteins which are the building block in hair.
  • Shea butter – this ingredient is used to be very helpful for dry and damaged hair. Raw Shea butter helps with moisture retention as well cleansing of the hair. The best part is that hair shampoo with Shea butter doesn’t need the addition of any sulfates in it.
  • Aloe Vera – the presence of aloe which is a plant extract brings a lot of benefits which your hair will love. The ability of the plant to return and keep the hair even in the desert makes it perfect to be used in your hair. Shampoos with aloe vera will help to return your hair’s pH levels, get rid of dandruff, expedite hair cellular growth, and regeneration and soothe your scalp.
  • Tea tree oil – this magic oil is gentle and doesn’t have any chemicals therefore it works miracles on your head at no extra cost. Using a tea tree oil based shampoo will leave your hair not only smelling and looking great but moisturized and nourished from the follicles to the tips. Tea tree oil also fights off fungi and viruses off your scalp and leaves you refreshed.
  • Argan oil – this magic oil is an extract from the argan tree and has a lot of beneficial effects for your hair. Argan oil seals and locks the luster shine in your hair locks and completes the perfect look. If you use an argan oil based shampoo, you are sure to have full thick hair that’s well-nourished and soft to the touch.

Polymers in shampoos

  • Zinc pyrithione which is responsible for the attacks on the excess fungi which is not healthy for any scalp. Fungi are one of the factors that might be responsible for flaky scalp and dandruff.
  • Selenium sulfide is a great hair product as it slows down the buildup of dead skin cells and also helps to fight fungi. Having a sulfide containing hair shampoo will help to thoroughly wash the hair and the scalp at the same time.
  • Ketoconazole is responsible for the elimination of fungi which causes dandruff. Therefore, if a shampoo includes ketoconazole, you are assured that your wash day will be worth it.
  • Tar is a strong substance not only in external factories but in the hair industry. A shampoo with tar will help slow down dead tissue buildup. The only side effect of having such a shampoo is that it might result in hair color loss or subsequent graying of hair with continued use.
  • Salicylic acid in a shampoo will ensure that all flaky skin falls off during the wash session. However, just like tar, it also has a side effect and this is the fact that it might result in an itchier scalp after wash day.

If you are going shampoo shopping then you can look for shampoos that have either one of the 5 polymer based substances listed in this article. However, the best for your hair is always to take care of it with natural hair style and shampoo products. The hair style and shampoo products listed above are part and parcel of the best hair style and shampoo products. There are instances when you can even mix any 2 of the above substances and wash your hair using the mixture. The result will be strong beautiful hair without being subjected to chemicals. As for your scalp, it will be well taken care of and left fresh and free from any bacterial and fungal infections.

 

 

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Common scalp problems and Hair Loss

Common scalp problems

scalp problem, human hair, brazilian hair, hair loss, hair healthThe scalp is a skin area with high rate of sebum production, as well as the high follicular density. There are many different conditions which are scalp related ones. People have a genetic predisposition for many problems, and some issues are caused by the infection, or poor nutrition. Many issues lead to skin rash, and also hair loss. Scalp problems are common, and people of all ages may experience such issues. When it comes to physical appearance, hair plays a huge role, which is why any hair or issues are causing discomfort, and they also have a huge impact on self-esteem.

Dandruff

scalp problems, dandrauff, human hair, brazilian hairDandruffis also known as seborrheic dermatitis,is certainly one of the most common problems that many people experience. White flakes are very embarrassing, because they are noticeable on the clothes, or in the dark hair. The cause of the issue is an excess of the dead cells of the skin, which are shed from the scalp. The problem usually occurs when the skin is irritated, or very dry. Many studies have confirmed dandruff is a very common in people with psoriasis, eczema and fungal infections. While the problem is frustrating, it can be easily controlled. When choosing a dandruff shampoo, make sure it contains at least one of the following ingredients:

  • Selenium sulfide
  • Coal tar
  • Zinc pyrithione
  • Ketoconazole
  • Salicylic acid.

Cradle cap

Cradle cap is a form of dandruff, but it does not affect adults, it affects infants. Little, yellow, and greasy crusts or scales may form on the scalp. This is a very common condition among infects. In most cases, it will clear up after some period of time. This problem does not require any kind of special treatment. For prevention, experts recommend gentle washing of the baby’s scalp and hair. Olive oil or baby oil can soften the scales.

Psoriasis

This skin condition may occur basically anywhere on the body, including scalp. The problem is caused when the immune system attacks the cells of the skin by mistake, in which case dead skin cells will appear on the scalp, forming crusted and thick scales. This problem becomes extremely sore or itchy. Psoriasis is treated by ointments and creams, vitamin D, and different kinds of shampoo that contain salicylic acid.

Ringworm

hair loss, scalp problems, ringworm, human hair, brazilian hairAnother common problem is ringworm. It is the infection that cause rash, and it may cause patches of hair loss. This problem is common among children, but adults can be affected as well. Unlike some other scalp conditions, this one can spread if individuals share combs, towels, clothing, hats, etc. It is also possible to catch this common scalp issue from a dog or a cat, but that rarely happens. Ringworm is treated by medications, and entire treatment usually lasts up to 3 weeks. One of the most important things is that person that has ringworm does not share personal items, such as towels, hats, combs, clothing or else, because it may spread the infection to other people.

Head lice

Head lice also known as Pediculosiscapitis, is the infestation of the hair and scalp. Millions of people all around the globe have this scalp problem. Head lice is a common problem among children, but it is also an issue that adults can experience. This condition can be treated with shampoos that contain ingredients such as phenothrin, lindane, natural phythrins and others.

Scalp issues and hair loss

Hair loss is a problem many people face in certain age. For women, hair loss is an extremely traumatic experience that affects self-esteem. In order to cover up the hair loss, women choose hair extensions made from virgin human remy hair or weave lace front wigs¸ depending on the percentage of hair loss. Extensions and wigs can be made from 100% Brazilian hair, or it may come from Peruvian or Malaysian donors.

Causes of hair loss are different, from genetic predisposition, hormonal imbalance to scalp infections. Scalp infections should be properly treated, because if they are not, they may cause hair loss. After the proper treatment of the infection, hair will start to grow normally again.

Many different studies have shown that poor nutrition may cause scalp issues as well as hair loss, especially a deficiency in protein, certain vitamins and minerals. For that reason, proper nutrition rich in protein, vitamins and minerals is very important.

To keep the scalp and hair healthy, it is significant to carefully choose shampoos, and other hair care products. The best is to use chemical and alcohol free products that are gentle to the scalp and hair.

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Thinning Hair

Thinning Hair Problem

Everyone’s dream is beautiful, healthy and shiny hair. However, there are certain issues that many experience, such as thinning hair. It is a problem many people face with at some point of life. While hair loss is something that usually bothers people when they are in their 50’s, some have to deal with it much earlier, even in the twenties. Experts point out the hair loss is very common, more than people realize. On a daily bases, women shed approximately hundred and fifty hairs, sometimes less, but it’s completely normal. If it’s more than that, the problem is usually a thinning hair.

Thinning hair and low self-esteem

Hair loss is the problem that has a huge impact on the self-esteem of an individual. Both, men and women may face with this problem, but different studies have proven women suffer a lot more than men. As soon as the problem occurs, women start to worry will the world accept them. Thankfully, there are certain solution that may successfully cover the hair loss, such as weave lace front wigs, and other hair extension methods. The virgin human remy hair is usually used for the extensions and gathered from Peruvian, Malaysian, or other donors from Brazil. When using extensions made from 100 % Brazilian hair, or other human hair, women instantly feel better about themselves.

What are the causes of thinning hair?

There are various causes that may lead to thinning hair.

  • Hormones –for both, women and man, the most common cause of hair loss, are the hormones.
  • Various medical conditions – there are different medical conditions that may be the cause of the hair loss, such as thyroid issues, skin disorders, scalp disorders and so on.
  • Medications – many people faced the hair loss problem due to certain medications they take. Before you take a medication, check its side effects, because thinning hair might be one of them.
  • Stress – it is a well-known fact that being stressed out may cause a wide range of other issues, including hair loss.
  • Poor nutrition – various studies proven poor nutrition may cause hair thinning. Deficiencies of zinc, protein and biotin are at the top of the list.

Thinning hair as a genetic predisposition

While hormones, medical conditions, medications and stress are the usual causes of hair loss, the reason may be a genetic predisposition. In certain age, due to genetic predisposition, hair may stop growing, in which case it won’t be thick any longer.

How to prevent hair loss

For those who have a genetic predisposition to hair loss, prevention is extremely important. It is crucial to protect the hair you have. Even if you do not have this predisposition, it does not mean that at some point you won’t experience this problem. There are various things that are used as a prevention of hair loss, and they also boost the hair growth:

  • Avoid using hair-dryer – many experts agree that using a hair dryer damages the hair, which is why they recommend to let the hair air dry. Heat is the enemy of the hair, it may cause dryness, and when the hair is dry, it becomes breakable and prone to damage.
  • Avoid using heat styling methods – same as hair dryer, iron and other heat tools used for styling may damage the hair. It is far better to use techniques which don’t involve heat.
  • Choose hair products that are gentle – studies are very clear when it comes to hair care products. Those with alcohol and sulfates will make the hair dry, which leads to the damage, and hair loss. Organic, all natural products are,a much better solution.
  • Massage the scalp – hair disorders specialist and experts recommend massage of the scalp. Massage will increase the circulation, and it will also stimulate hair to grow.

Lifestyle changes are necessary

When it comes to thinning hair, certain lifestyle changes can may a huge difference, which is why they are considered as necessary.

  • Reduce the stress – as mentioned, stress may be one of the reasons of the hair loss. There are many things that may help, such as regular exercise, proper night’s sleep, meditation, and yoga.
  • Change the nutrition – many different studies have shown that the causes of the thing hair may be poor nutrition. If you do not eat properly, lacks in certain nutrients such as zinc, protein, or biotin will lead to hair thinning. The best place to start is by eating more protein, including dairy products, pork, beef, chicken, fish, and so on. Omega-3s are also very significant. According to many studies, these acids create new hair. Omega 3 fatty acids can be found in walnuts, sardines, salmon, avocados, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nutrients needed for healthy hair

Nutrients needed for healthy hair

While many people think that the secret of healthy hair is only in the properly selected products, scientists have proven how important the nutrition is. Choosing gentle hair product, such as shampoos and air conditioners is beneficial for sure, so is avoiding of heat styling tools. That way, the hair won’t be dry, and it won’t break. However, if you want to have healthy, shiny, thick and beautiful hair, you should focus on your diet first. Many studies have shown that poor diet, and lack of certain nutrients leads to hair loss, which is why paying attention to the diet is extremely important.

In the hair extension industry, hair is gathered from donors that may be Peruvian, Malaysian or from other countries. However, hair will be gathered only from those whose hair is healthy, and shiny. When it comes to virgin human remy hair, it means the hair was not chemically processed in any way. People who have such a hair didn’t use dye or bleach, but they also paid attention to the nutrients.

Protein

Hair is made of protein, and for that particular reason, nutrients rich in proteins, are very important. In case you didn’t include nutrients with enough protein, you may experience many different issues, including hair loss. There are many weight loss diets with the focus on low protein intake. If you were on such a diet lately, you may notice that your hair looks different. Instead, make sure to eat enough protein every day. You should eat:

  • Fish
  • Chicken
  • Dairy products
  • Eggs
  • Turkey
  • Nuts
  • Legumes

Vitamin A

Vitamin a helps the body to create sebum, which is very important for hair, because it is actually the natural conditioner. If you want to have healthy scalp, sebum is vital. The sources of vitamin A are yellow and orange colored vegetables, such as sweet potatoes, pumpkins, and carrots. Also, include animal products in your diet, because they are also rich in vitamin A.

Vitamin C

Another vitamin extremely important for healthy hair is vitamin C, because it plays a significant role in production of collagen. The sources of this vitamin are:

  • Sweet potatoes
  • Oranges
  • Lemons
  • Papaya
  • Blueberries
  • Kiwi
  • Broccoli
  • Guava

Vitamin D

Many studies have shown that intake of vitamin D is very beneficial, because it stimulates the hair to grow. Your body can produce more vitamin D if you are exposed to the sun. However, sun may harm your skin, and if you are exposed to the sun for too long, it may also damage your hair. Only a few foods actually contain this vitamin, which is why 1,000 IU supplement daily will do the trick.

Vitamin E

As you may notice, vitamins are significant, and vitamin E is no exception from that rule. Nuts are an excellent source of Vitamin E, which is why they should be included in the diet.

Omega-3 fatty acids

These acids provide the oils needed to keep the hair and scalp hydrated. Sources of omega-3 are walnuts, pumpkin seeds, sardines, herring, trout, and avocado.

Selenium and zinc

Minerals must be taken into account. Studies point out how important minerals are, because due to deficiency in minerals, hair may become dry. If you do not take enough minerals, it may also lead to hair loss. Selenium and zinc are especially important. Make sure to include eggs, beef and oysters in your diet.

Biotin

A deficiency of biotin leads to hair loss, and due to lack of it, hair may become breakable. What you should include in your diet is foods rich in biotin, such as yeast, soy flour, liver, whole grains and egg yolk.

Use nutrients for natural treatments

While feeding your body from the inside with the above listed nutrients is very important, you can also treat your hair from the outside. You can mix an avocado, and the egg yolk, with a bit of honey. When you prepare the mask, you should massage it into the hair when it’s clean and wet. After about half and hour, rinse the hair.

Natural treatments and masks are an option for those who wear weave lace front wigs or 100 % Brazilian extensions. Because these wigs and extensions are made from human hair, you may apply the mask, and treat and maintain them same as you treat your natural hair.

Conclusion

Proper diet, and intake of healthy nutrients rich in protein, minerals, biotin, and different vitamins will completely change the look of your hair. It will not just be healthy, it will also be thick, soft, and gorgeous.

 

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