Every now and then, we experience having a bad hair day. These are the times when our hair is uncooperative and no matter what we do, our hair just won’t give in to the style we want. Sometimes, after countless hours of styling, a strong gush of wind can mess up your hair. But consider yourself lucky, if you have these types of hair problems for a day or two, because others suffer from hair problems for weeks, months or even years and not knowing what to do with their hair.
A lot of individuals, men and women alike, suffer from slow hair growth due to dry, dull and brittle hair. Having brittle hair can drastically affect hair growth because of hair breakage. Our hair grows about half an inch of hair a month; now imagine if two inches of hair where to break off while you’re brushing. That’s four months worth of hair going to waste because of hair breakage.
The fact is, getting hair to grow healthy and strong isn’t difficult. It’s all about knowing what’s good or bad for your hair. Below are some tips on proper hair care.
No To Heat
Heat styling can wreak havoc to hair. Hair straightening ceramic plates, hot curlers and blow driers can reach temperatures so high they can latterly vaporize the little moisture the hair holds, making hair very dull, dry and brittle. It is best to use heat styling on special occasions.
Proper nutrition is not only good for your health, it’s good for your hair too. Our hair is mostly made of a protein called keratin. So it is important to consume the right amounts of protein daily. Good sources of protein are lentils, soya beans, milk, cheese and lean meats.
Keep It Clean
Keeping the scalp clean makes it ideal for hair growth. Also, regular washing help control sebum, an oil that is produced by the sebaceous glands that naturally conditions the skin and hair.
Use Special Products
Special products like FAST shampoo are specially made to stimulate hair growth. FAST or Fortified Amino Scalp Therapy is also great for revitalizing hair because it contain Biotin and pantothenic acid, the so-called “hair vitamins” that makes hair strong and beautiful.