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All people lose hair on a daily basis, but unfortunatley many people will go through rapid hair loss without new hair coming in to replace it which results in thinning hair and possibly lead to some degree of baldness. Hereditary plays a major role in the severity of hair loss but improper care of your hair along with an unhealthy lifestyle may cause early hair loss.

  • Getting proper nutrition is essential for healthy hair.
  • Water, protien, biotin (part of the vitamin B complex), vitamins A, B6, B12, C, copper, iron, omega 3 fatty acids, zinc, calcium, folic acid, and magnesium all play a part in maintaining a healthy scalp, skin, and hair.
  • Use your fingertips to massage your scalp which will increase circulation in your scalp which is important for hair growth.
  • Gentle combing or brushing of your hair will help break up hardened oils that clog your pores. It is recommended that you comb or brush 100-200 strokes in the morning and at night.
  • Avoid excessive wind, sun, and heat (such as from hair dryers, hot showers, and curling irons) on your hair.
  • Tight fitting caps and hats will cause poor circulation in your scalp and will also cause build-up of sweat and grime.
  • If you have live a high stressed life try reducing stress by taking some time out daily just to relax, excessive stress is believed to induce hair loss.
  • If you color your hair, limit coloring it to once ever 2 months. Hair coloring damages your hair and the less frequently you color it the better.
  • Avoid putting too much physical stress on your hair, brush/comb your hair gently, don't pull your hair when you brush and avoid braids and ponytails if possible, they place constant stress on your hair.
  • Get enough sleep.
  • Use a conditioner and trim any split ends.
  • See your doctor or a dermatologist for advice if you have concerns about hair loss and want to seek treatment.

Winter Hair Care Tips

  • The dry and cold winter can be very damaging to your hair. Hair easily becomes dry during this time of year from the dry indoor heating and the dry cold weather outside. Proper preventative steps need to be taken during this seasons to ensure that your hair does not get damaged.
  • Wear a scarf, hat or cap to protect your hair from the cold and wind, but make sure that it's not so tight that it will restrict circulation in your scalp.
  • Use a conditioner daily.
  • Once you have your hair moist, lock in the moisture by running your hair through cold water, this will also give your hair an extra shine.
  • Don't go outside with your hair wet, you risk breakage; your hair will freeze if it's cold enough outside and may break.
  • Limit your use of "hot" items on your hair such as a blow dryers and curling irons.
  • If you need to use a "hot" item use a leave in conditioner before using the item on your hair.
  • Avoid taking hot showers or washing your hair in hot water, use warm or cool water instead, the heat can dry out and/or damage your hair and skin.
  • Hair products that have the word, "Replenish" on it is made to moistureize your hair.
  • Try using a dry shampoo if you need to wash out your hair, one dry shampoo you can use is baby powder, simply sprinkle some onto your hair and use a comb to comb it off
  • Summer moisture and the summer sun can be damaging to your hair. Proper preventative steps need to be taken during this seasons to ensure that your hair does not get damaged.

Summer Hair Care Tips

  • Wear a scarf, hat or cap to protect your hair from the sun but make sure that it's not so tight that it will restrict circulation in your scalp.
  • If you know you are going to be in the sun for a long time and if you don't want to wear anything on your head, use a leave in conditioner with sunscreen in it before you go out.
  • If you are outside and forgot to put leave in conditioner with sunscreen in your hair, you can put regular sunscreen in your hair, but make sure you rinse it out with a deep cleansing shampoo when you get home.
  • Limit your use of "hot" items on your hair such as a blow dryers and curling irons.
  • If you need to use a "hot" item, use a leave in conditioner before using the item on your hair.
  • Avoid taking hot showers or washing your hair in hot water, use warm or cool water instead, the heat can dry out and/or damage your hair and skin.
  • Staying hydrated is important for healthy hair as well as your overall health, so make sure that you are taking enough water.
  • Avoid hair products with formaldehyde or alcohol in it which dry out hair, try to use natural products that are gentler on your hair.
  • Try washing your hair less often; shampooing your hair strips the moisture out of your hair.
  • Use a conditioner on your hair daily.
  • Try using a dry shampoo if you need to wash out your hair, one dry shampoo you can use is baby powder, simply sprinkle some onto your hair and use a comb to comb it off.
  • Use a mositurizing shampoo that is gentler than your regular shampoo for the summer.
  • Before going into the pool/ocean wet your hair, this will decrease the absorption of chlorinated/salt water into your hair.
  • Use a clarifying shampoo after swimming to wash out the chlorine/salt and any residues that may be in your hair. Chlorine will severely dry out your hair if it is not washed out.
  • Get your hair trimmed every six to eight weeks, your hair grows faster in the warmer months and frizzies are more common in the summer months due to the heat and moisture.
  • Hair products that have the word, "Replenish" on it is made to moisturize your hair.
  • Knotting your hair, braiding it or wearing it up or in a bun will help contain frizzies.
  • Putting conditioner on the frizzy areas of your hair and sleeping with your hair up or with plastic around your hair will help remoisturize the dry areas of your hair.
  • Once you have your hair moist, lock in the moisture by running your hair through cold water, this will also give your hair an extra shine.
  • Try using a dry shampoo if you need to wash out your hair, one dry shampoo you can use is baby powder, simply sprinkle some onto your hair and use a comb to comb it off.
  • Use a mositurizing shampoo that is gentler than your regular shampoo for the summer.
  • Before going into the pool/ocean wet your hair, this will decrease the absorption of chlorinated/salt water into your hair.
  • Use a clarifying shampoo after swimming to wash out the chlorine/salt and any residues that may be in your hair. Chlorine will severely dry out your hair if it is not washed out.
  • Get your hair trimmed every six to eight weeks, your hair grows faster in the warmer months and frizzies are more common in the summer months due to the heat and moisture.
  • Hair products that have the word, "Replenish" on it is made to moisturize your hair.
  • Knotting your hair, braiding it or wearing it up or in a bun will help contain frizzies.
  • Putting conditioner on the frizzy areas of your hair and sleeping with your hair up or with plastic around your hair will help remoisturize the dry areas of your hair.
  • Once you have your hair moist, lock in the moisture by running your hair through cold water, this will also give your hair an extra shine.
  • Try using a dry shampoo if you need to wash out your hair, one dry shampoo you can use is baby powder, simply sprinkle some onto your hair and use a comb to comb it off.
  • Use a mositurizing shampoo that is gentler than your regular shampoo for the summer.
  • Before going into the pool/ocean wet your hair, this will decrease the absorption of chlorinated/salt water into your hair.
  • Use a clarifying shampoo after swimming to wash out the chlorine/salt and any residues that may be in your hair. Chlorine will severely dry out your hair if it is not washed out.
  • Get your hair trimmed every six to eight weeks, your hair grows faster in the warmer months and frizzies are more common in the summer months due to the heat and moisture.
  • Hair products that have the word, "Replenish" on it is made to moisturize your hair.
  • notting your hair, braiding it or wearing it up or in a bun will help contain frizzies.
  • Putting conditioner on the frizzy areas of your hair and sleeping with your hair up or with plastic around your hair will help remoisturize the dry areas of your hair.
  • Once you have your hair moist, lock in the moisture by running your hair through cold water, this will also give your hair an extra shine.

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