Check out simple everyday tips to keep your hair healthy and beautiful.
Healthy Hair Tips
Your hair not only forms one of the important aspects
of your personality, but also reflects your general health. It is very
much vulnerable to the stresses and strains of your everyday life and
also gets affected by the type and quality of food that you eat. If you
are not taking care of yourself and following an unhealthy diet, your
hair will tend to lose its shine and bounce and become extremely dull
and brittle. You should consume a healthy diet and indulge in regular
exercise to ensure that your hair follicles get enough blood and your
hair remains healthy. Know more about hair care, with the tips given
Healthy Hair Tips
- Before washing your hair, always brush/comb it. It will help
remove all the dirt from your hair, while shampooing.
- Give an oil massage to your scalp at least once in a week. Keep
the oil overnight and wash your hair in the morning.
- Whenever you feel that your hair is dirty, give it a wash. Don't
forget to apply a conditioner as well.
- Use lukewarm warm for washing your hair and for the final rinse,
try to us as much cool water as possible.
- Avoid using hair dryer as much as you can. Rather, squeeze the
wet hair; blot it with a towel and then let it air-dry.
- Never ever use a brush in your hair when it is wet, let it dry
first. Otherwise, you might end up losing a lot of your hair.
- Cut down on refined, processed and canned foods. Stick to fresh
food items as much as possible.
- Stay away from hair styling products as much as you can. Avoid
exposing your hair to extremely hot or cold conditions.
- Get your hair trimmed every six to eight weeks, so as to prevent
as well as get rid of split ends.
Food For Healthy Hair
Protein: Meat, fish, poultry, milk, eggs, cheese, yogurt &
Vitamin A: Butter, eggs, milk, carrots, tomatoes, oily fish,
dark green leafy vegetables & apricots.
Vitamin B: Milk, eggs, wholegrain cereals, bread, wheat germs,
nuts, soy beans, poultry, fish & meat.
Vitamin D: Sunlight, fish liver oils, oily fish, milk &
Vitamin C: Blackcurrant, green peppers, citrus fruits, bananas,
avocados, artichokes & leafy green vegetables.
Vitamin E: Wheat germ, peanuts, vegetable oils, pulses &
green leafy vegetables.
Iron: Spinach, cockles, liver, kidneys, pulses, lentils, beans,
peas & dried fruit.
Calcium: Cheese, nuts, eggs, milk, yogurt, sardines & root
Iodine: Seafood, dried kelp & iodized salt.
Sulfur: Eggs, meat, cheese & other diary products.