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Keeping Your Hair Healthy

tips_for_healthy_hairWe all want to have healthy and beautiful hair. Our hair reflects a lot about one’s personality, you can actually express yourself just by the way you style your hair. Women have the advantage with this, especially with those who have long hair, as compared to the majority of men who have shorter hair.

Unfortunately, there are times when our hair becomes dull and lifeless. One reason could be due to hair styling, we always fix up our hair before we get out for our homes, right? Of course, none of us want go out without looking good. Sadly, the very thing that can beautify our hair can actually damage it.

Heat is probably the most damaging styling technique to hair. Hot ceramic plates, heat curlers or blow driers can wreck havoc to hair because it vaporize the little moisture hair holds, leaving hair dry, dull and prone to breakage. The best way to counter hair damage due to heat styling is to stop using it or as much as possible use it only on special occasions.

Certain hair styles can also damage hair or worse can cause patchy hair loss. Hair styles that involve the pulling of the hair like a bun, pony tails or pig tails. These hair styles don’t actually cause any problems, as long as it is not too tight, doing so can put a lot of stress on the hair leading to breakage or hair being pulled off directly from the roots causing hair loss. As stated earlier, it is best not to put on these hair styles too tight.

Sometimes hair becomes unhealthy, dull and dry due to our diet. Hair producing cells are considered on of the fastest growing cells in the body, so it needs a constant supply of nutrients to produce healthy hair. If you’re on diet, better not practice the low protein regime, because protein is vital for hair since this what hair is practically made of.  

Hair Growth: Six Simple and Healthy Tips To Promote Fast Growing Hair

hair growthEvery now and then there are times when we want really fast hair growth. Whether you’re growing out a short hair or trying to mend a terrible hair cut, the endless waiting while you grow out your hair can be unbearable.

But getting really fast hair growth is not that difficult. Growing fast and healthy hair is the same as working toward a healthy body. Below are some tips on how to attain this.

  1. Protein is a very important nutrient and plays a fundamental role in the body’s development. This is also true for hair growth because hair is practically 80% protein. So it is critical to consume the right amounts of protein daily. Rich food sources of protein are lean meat, fish or soy.
  2.  Vitamins and minerals. Vitamins work as co-enzymes that help metabolize nutrients more efficiently. Vitamins also have specific roles in to keep our body functioning properly; certain deficiencies like biotin can cause hair loss. Minerals like iron help the red blood cells carry oxygen all over the body, including the hair follicles. So it is important to take your daily vitamin and mineral supplements.
  3. Keeping your hair and scalp clean is very good for hair growth. This will prevent any microbial and fungal growth from occurring, making the scalp an ideal for hair growth.
  4. Invest in a good shampoo and conditioner. Products like FAST shampoo and conditioner not only clean the hair and scalp, it also stimulate fast hair growth. FAST or Fortified Amino Scalp Therapy is specifically made to encourage the hair follicles to produce hair faster. If you seriously want to grow your hair really fast, you better grab a bottle of this product.
  5. Massage the scalp regularly to increase blood flow to the scalp. More blood flowing to the scalp means more oxygen and nutrients being delivered to the hair follicles.
  6. Wash with warm to hot water. This will help open up the pores and could even unplug or unclog pores that are obstructed with debris or oils. Also, the open pores allow the active ingredients of FAST to be absorbed in the hair shaft to stimulate hair growth.