Monday, November 4, 2013

Use Hair styling tools wisely to prevent hair fall

Use of hair styling tools regularly will definitely result in some hair fall. Therefore using hair styling tools wisely will control the amount of hair fall resulting due to use of hair styling tools.

Styling tools may range from hair irons (flat irons, curling irons), hair dryers, hair brushes, hair rollers to hair pins.

Hair Irons:   These are used to change the structure of hair with the application of heat. Flat irons are used to straighten the hair and curling irons are used to make curls in the hair. Fahrenheit Flat iron uses heat up to 450 degree Fahrenheit depending upon your hair type. Frequent use of flat irons damages your hair quite substantially. Flat irons range from cheap to high end irons depending upon the type of flat iron. Flat irons having 100% Ceramic plates are generally the best some flat irons come with tourmaline coating on ceramic plates which gives smoother look to your hair and results in far less hair damage. Before jumping to buy a flat iron it is very important to know which is the best flat iron for black hair 2015 or your type of hair.

As there are hundreds of flat irons available in the market it is really difficult to select a best flat iron. The flat iron comparison guides will be of great help in deciding on flat iron. Hair conditioning should be done before using flat irons in order to control hair fall.

Hairdryer: This is an electro-mechanical tool used to blow cool or hot air over your wet or damp hair to dry the hair. These also allow controlling the shape and style of hair. But these styles are temporary in nature and will be lost in washing of the hair. Excessive use of hair dryer will cause damage to your hair. Therefore try to use them less frequently instead try sun drying your hair,

Hair Brush: Hair brush is used on longer and for shorter hair. This is used to detangling the hair. Hairbrush is also useful in removing loose hairs. Hard hair brush can damage your hair. So be careful while selecting hairbrush, go for a hairbrush with soft bristles.

Hair Roller: A hair roller is a smallroller used for hair styling and curling hair and comes with blow-dryers. Extensive heat application can cause damage to hair. Therefore heat free rollers should be used to avoid hair fall.

Hair pin: Hair pin is used to hold your hair in place or in a particular style. Some hair pins tend to be very tight that you can easily pull out some of you hair while removing the hair pin from your hair so use soft hair pins to avoid hair fall rather hair pulling.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

How to Stop Hair fall

Well we have discussed previously about What are the reasons of hair fall     and  How to prevent Hair Fall . Now we shall discuss the methods or ways on how to stop hair fall.  Following are some of the points:

1. Reduce the intake of Caffeine. Instead take milk, fruit juices to prevent hair fall.

2. Start taking higher multivitamins and multi minerals to replenish the nutrient deficiency to prevent hair loss.

3. Enhance your intake of green leafy vegetables, salad, fruits and sprouts. Include yeast, wheatgerm, soybean, whole grains and nuts in your meals.

4. Regularly massage your head with coconut or almond oil daily for 10 to 15 minutes.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

What are the reasons of Hair Fall ?

What are the reasons of hair fall     :

It is very common to lose 40-80 hair in a day. But some people suffer excessive hair fall. There are many reasons for hair fall, some of the reasons are temporary and other are permanent. Here is the list of many common hair fall reasons:

1. Hormonal changes: Hormonal changes in men and women cause both hair growth and hair loss. In men hair fall occurs through to the crown in women hair fall thinning occurs throughout the head without any specific pattern. This hair loss is caused by or Dihydrotestosterone or androgen DHT which is produced in the bodies. 

2. Pregnancy or Childbirth: During pregnancy number of women suffer from hair loss. Even after few months after child birth some women experience huge amounts of hair being pulled out in their brushes and combs. 

3.Birth control pills: Women taking birth control pills experience hair fall due to hormonal changes that occur in the body due to pills trigger the onset of the Androgenic Alopecia. 

4. Disease or illness like high fever,  severe flu, infection, thyroid.

5. Medications like drugs taken for gout, arthritis, depression, heart problems, high blood pressure, or blood thinner even high doses of vitamin A can cause hair fall.

6. Cancer treatments Chemotherapy and radiation treatment cause hair loss. 

7.  Mental stress.

8. Hair Styling Treatments  like dyes, tints, bleaches, straighteners, relaxers and permanent waves cause hair fall.

So that is all about what are the reasons of hair fall

For more you can check about ways on how to prevent hair fall.

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Sunday, February 17, 2013

How to Prevent Hair fall ?

Before we know how to prevent hair fall first we know what hair fall is.

Hair fall is a common problem which affects large number of people across the world. It is also known as alopecia. We generally find that a few strands of hair fall during the process of washing, drying, brushing and combing. But the matter is serious if hair fall is severe. 

To identify whether you suffer from hair fall problem or not, take a small bunch of 20-30 hairs and hold it between your thumb and index finger. Pull slowly and firmly. If more than six hairs come out at the same time, you may suffer from hair fall problem.

Hair fall can occur at any age and can happen on the head as well as on other parts of the body. Reasons for hair fall can be genetics, aging, diseases, stress, hormonal changes, lack of proper nutrition, lack of sufficient sleep and less consumption of water. Various other reasons for hair fall are the problems of scalp region which include dryness, flaking, dandruff etc.

There different types of hair fall like Androgenic hair fall (it occurs due to Hormones and genetics), Toxic hair fall (it occurs due to physical or emotional stress), Alopecia areata (it occurs due to a skin disorder which causes hair on the affected skin areas to fall), Alopecia universalis or totalis ( hair from everywhere including eyebrows and eyelashes is lost).

Now the big question how to prevent hair fall needs to be answered.

By now we know about the various causes of hair fall. Therefore we need to address to those causes which results in hair fall problem. To identify the exact cause of your hair fall problem you may need a doctor who will perform a blood test that can help in determining the deficiencies causing the hair loss. Once you have identified the exact cause of hair fall then you can easily take necessary steps to prevent hair fall. 

However, for you we have listed below the number of ways about how to prevent hair fall.

1. Healthy Diet:

Having a healthy body will have more healthy hair than an unhealthy body. Taking proper nutrients will help you in preventing hair loss and will keep your scalp healthy. Sufficient intake of nutrients like Iron, Protein, Vitamin C, Omega 3 fatty acids, Biotin and Zinc can definitely help in preventing or minimizing hair loss. These nutrients are essential for strong and healthy hair; also they prevent hair from becoming dry and brittle. Following food items are a good source of above mentioned nutrients:
Carrots: Vitamin-A rich.
Prunes: Full of iron.
Oats: Rich in fiber, zinc, iron, and omega-6 fatty acids.
Sea Food: Loads of Vitamin B12, iron, zinc.
Walnut: Rich in B-vitamins as well as iron, zinc.
In addition to the above diet following points can also be followed.
a. Consume nearly 9 to 10 glasses of water every day.
b. Consume fluids like coconut juice, lime juice and buttermilk for hair nourishment.
c. Fruits and green vegetables are necessary for healthy hair.
d. Almonds are wonder for having great hair. Just soak 8-10 almonds water over a night and eat in the morning without removing the skin.

Do not eat raw egg whites as store bacteria that can harm you, raw egg whites contain a substance that binds biotin and prevents its absorption.

2. Control your stress:
Stress damages all of our body and hair is no exception. Hair fall can indicate high level of stress. The thought of hair fall itself in turn causes worry and anxiety which leads to more hair fall.
World over doctors prescribe meditation and yoga for overcoming stress because meditation can restore hormonal balance in our bodies. This only prevents hair fall but also helps in other aspects of life.
Get proper sleep for good health. Do exercise regularly as physical activity improves blood circulation which helps in improving for your scalp.

More on how to prevent hair fall  :- Do following basic thing right to prevent hair fall.
1.    Do not dyer/heat your hair frequently as heat weakens hair proteins. Constant heating and drying can lead to brittleness and fragility that causes hair loss.
2.     Do not colour your hair more often than 6 to 8 weeks. Go for semi-coverage rather than full dyeing.
3.    Do not go for hair styles that require tight pulling and elastics, clips, etc. as this can be a cause of hair loss if done on a daily basis. Avoid layering hair cuts that lose a lot of your hair.
4.    Do wash your hair properly and regularly to keep your hair and scalp clean with mild shampoo only. This prevents the chances of infections that might cause hair loss.
5.    Do not brush wet hair as this pulls out a lot of hair that could still be growing. If you have to comb wet hair then use a very wide-toothed comb.  
6.    Do not rub your hair vigorously with a towel after washing it. This can also lead to hair breakage.
7.    Do not fall prey eye-trick ads which shows protein-enhanced shampoos and conditioners. They only make your hair smoother and thicker temporarily because they fill in gaps on the hair.

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