How to stop hair fall: 10 simple and easy steps | Know all about it

04 May 2018, 06:53 PM
How to stop hairfall: 10 simple and easy steps | Know all about it (Representative Image)
How to stop hairfall: 10 simple and easy steps | Know all about it (Representative Image)

Hair fall is a beauty concern that affects not only the old, but also the younger lot, especially those living in cities where stress and water quality is a troubling issue. Apart from the stress of surviving in cities, polluted and contaminated water not only affects the body, but also results in increased hair fall.

But as with any other problem, there is a solution. If you too are suffering from acute hairfall, follow these experts advice - 10 simple steps to control hairfall or stop hair fall.

1 -Clean scalp: Ensure your scalp is clean. Wash your hair regularly to cleanse your scalp from sweat and grime, and other pollutants in the environment. Dirty scalp can cause severe itching and dandruff formation which can lead to acute hair fall.

2 -Regular head massage: Have regular head massage done for proper blood circulation and to de-stress, at least once a week. Use non-greasy oil for hair massage. That way, you can wash off the oil from your hair easily. Regular oil massage strengthens the soft scalp tissue and revitalizes the hair follicles and thus prevents hair from falling.

3 -Choose your hair oil wisely. Avoid greasy oil. Greasy oil can make dirt and grime stick to the scalp all the more and does not get washed off easily. Non-greasy oil like sesame and coconut oil are soothing and effective in stopping hairfall.

4 -Know your skin and hair type: Knowing your skin and hair type is important to treat hair problem. Choose your hairoil and hair products depending on the condition of your scalp and hair--dry, normal or oily.

5 -Buy the right shampoo: When you know your skin and hair type, it is easy to choose the right shampoo. Shampoo for normal hair, or for oily hair or dry hair. Avoid strong shampoo with strong scent, as it can cause more hairfall. OPt for mild shampoo with mild fragrance.      

6 -Know what you eat: Drink and eat well. Drink plenty of water or fluids to hydrate and replenish your hair with the right amount of moisture. What you eat and your diet matters when it comes to the growth and health of your hair. Eat nutritious and balance diet for healthy hair.

7 -Good sleep: Try to get a good sleep. Regular sound sleep helps the overall condition of your body, skin and hair. A healthy body mean healthy skin and hair too. so a good night sleep can help prevent hair fall and keep your hair healthy and strong.

8 -Use the right comb: Using the right comb is important if you have long tresses. Combing long and thick hair can be a problem when they are messed up and all tangled. Use a comb with wide teeth for easy combing and to avoid breaking the hair and causing hairfall.

9 -Protect your hair from the sun and wind when you step out. Exposing your hair to strong winds can make you hair tangled up and difficult to comb. Cover your your hair with a scarf when stepping out in the sun.

10 -Right hair products: Apart from hair oil and shampoo, be careful when buying hair products. Avoid using strong chemical-based product. Opt for herbal-based products and use herbal remedies which you can easily prepare at home to nourish your hair.

Follow the steps and take all preventives measures. Above all, exercise regularly and stay fit and healthy for healthy hair.  

First Published: Friday, May 04, 2018 05:13 PM

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