TIPS FOR HAIR CARE
A single hair stand can hold up to 100 gm in terms of weight. On and average a person has up to 10000-150000 hair strands . This means your can support the weight of two elephants.
Though hair loss can be hereditary it can also be due to cosmetics use. The hair grows in the hair follicle. Skin contains hair follicles except for palms and soles. It is difficult to create new hair follicles. In man the average period of growth of a scalp hair is three to four years. Hair fall is a normal physiological phenomenon. A normal man should not shed more than 100 hair a day. A daily loss 50 to 100 hair is considered normal, however new ones are constantly growing to replace the lost hair. Hair loss can be diffuse and localized. Alopecia areata and male pattern baldness are the two common types of baldness. Alopecia areata is a type of localized alopecia where there are oval or round one or more small areas where there is complete hair loss. This hair loss can be over scalp as well as over eyebrows and beard area. Heredity factor triggered by emotional stress is considered as a cause for this type of alopecia. In most cases hair regrowth occurs without any treatment in these areas. If not various local applications and intralesional injections after consultation with a dermatologist can be tried. Male pattern baldness is a type of diffuse alopecia which is seen in twenties and thirties. There is symmetrical loss of hair which eventually over the years causes complete loss of scalp hair. Alopecia totalis and Alopecia universalis are other less common form of hair loss. In Alopecia totalis there is loss of total hair on scalp and Alopecia universalis there is complete loss of body hair. Hair growth is also affected in anemia, in thyroid disease and in patients receiving chemotheraphy. It is also temporarily affected in pregnancy A research is being done on a drug called Minoxodil, the local application of which may help hair growth. Alternative Medicine claims certain herbal oil highly useful in arresting hair fall and promoting hair growth. They also suggest stress busters like music, vacation, nutritious diet with good leafy vegetables, milk and fruits and regular oil application can help to promote hair growth. Chemicals use for straightening ,curling and perming can also be hazardous for your hair.They contain high doses of strong chemicals.Blow drying and heat styling tools like hotcurling iron or flat iron can also damage your hair. Before using heat styling tools make sure that your hair is hundred percent dry. While choosing shampoo take care for good shampoo. If your hair are oily use less oily shampoo. If you have dyed your hair use color refresher shampoo. This shampoos are made from vegetables and give shine to your hair. Further they protect the dyed hair from ultraviolet rays of sunlight. Further use of conditioner after shampooing your hair is also beneficial. It would be more better if the conditioner is packed with proteins and essential fatty acids.To summarize though lots of work is being done in this area there is no harm in trying regular oil application, good diet and stress free life to promote hair growth which are not only important part of your body but also enhances your personality.
Warm Green Tea , two bags brewed in one cup of water on your scalp and leave the mixture on for an hour and then rinse. Green tea contains antioxidants which help prevent hair loss and boost hair growth.