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Tips On How To Prevent Hair Thinning and Slow Hair Growth

958-212267For most of us, finding out that our hair is thinning out can be a traumatic experience. Mostly, we panic when we see some hair on our pillow in the morning or some hair trapped on our comb or shower drain. Hey, who wouldn’t panic, that’s our hair we’re talking about.

First of all, there is no need to worry, it is fine to lose a few hair strands here and there. Typically, we shed about 80 to 100 hair strands per day. Now that’s a lot of hair, but believe it or not, that’s normal.  Hair loss is considered only if more than 100 hair strands shed off.

But hair thinning and hair loss can be a serious problem when we come of age. So it is best to keep our hair growing healthy to prevent or slow down the progress of hair loss.  Below are some hair growth tips to keep your hair healthy and thick.

Good Diet

Good nutrition is vital for hair growth. Our hair is mostly made of a protein called keratin, so it is important to consume the right amounts of protein daily. Foods rich in protein are: soya beans, lentils, milk, cheese and lean meat from pork, beef and chicken.

Scalp Massage

Massaging the scalp a few minutes a day help improve blood circulation, improved circulation means more nutrients and oxygen reaching the scalp; hence, faster hair growth.

Keep Your Hair and Scalp Clean

A clean scalp and hair makes it ideal for hair growth. Our skin have special glands called sebaceous glands that produce sebum. Sebum is a special oil that naturally condition the skin and hair. But too much sebum can make the hair really oily and greasy. On the scalp, over production of sebum can harden obstructing the natural growth of hair, also the hardened sebum can be a medium for bacterial and fungal growth.

 

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.

Hair Problems? Use FAST Shampoo For Fast, Healthy Hair Growth – Available in Boots Stores

hair growthWe all have hair problems. Whether if it’s a bad haircut, slow hair growth, dry or brittle hair, we all experience hair problems one point.  Some will probably experience this for a short time, but there are others who cannot seem to get out of their hair problems.

If that’s the case, there is probably something wrong with the things you’re doing. Below are some tips on how to get out of your hair problems and to promote healthy hair growth:

To have healthy hair growth, you have to provide the nutrients the hair follicles needs and this is done by eating healthy foods. Have you noticed extreme dieters or people who have eating disorders? They have really dry hair and skin because they do not eat well.

Now one of the most important nutrients the hair needs is protein, because this is the general composition of hair. So do not forget to consume your daily requirements for protein. Excellent sources of protein are lean meat and soy.

Vitamins and minerals are also very important for hair growth. Vitamins act as co-enzymes that help metabolize food more efficiently. The so called “hair vitamins” which are: biotin and pantothenic acid help beautify and strengthen hair. Minerals like iron help the red blood cells carry oxygen to different parts of the body, including the hair follicles. Hair producing cells are considered one of the fastest growing cells in the body, so it needs a constant supply of oxygen, in order for it to continuously produce hair.

Still, good nutrition alone won’t do the trick of healthy hair growth. You may be eating healthy, but if you’re not regularly washing your head and scalp, then you’re good eating won’t do any good. You also need to keep your scalp and hair clean.  This is to prevent any fungal or bacterial growth from your scalp like dandruff.

An ingenious way to clean your hair and scalp, and at the same time encourage hair growth is to use FAST shampoo and conditioner. FAST or Fortified Amino Scalp Therapy is specifically made to address people who are having trouble with slow growing hair. FAST is made of all natural ingredients like amino acids, B-complex vitamins and special herbal actives, providing all the nutrients the hair needs for healthy hair growth. Now, a new paraben and sls free FAST is available in Boots stores on the 23rd of January, so call or visit your nearest Boots store for reservations a bottle now.

 

How to Encourage Fast Growing Hair

fast growing hairThere are a lot of reasons why we would want to have fast growing hair. Fortunately, there are ways to make hair grow faster and you don’t have to spend a lot of money on expensive products or frequent visits to the salon. There are ways to get your hair growing fast in your own home, it just boils down on knowing what to do, Below are some tips on how to encourage fast growing hair.

Know Your Hair Type

Do you have oily or dry hair? It is important to identify you hair type, so that you can use the right product for your hair. Nowadays, there are specific products for each hair type. If you’re having hair problems, like slow hair growth, why not use these products to properly condition your hair.

Hair Vitamins

A lot of people think that taking per-natal vitamins or any other vitamin supplements in excess can stimulate fast hair growth. Unfortunately, this is not true, but you should take your daily vitamins because certain deficiencies can actually cause hair loss. The so-called “hair vitamins” are Biotin and Pantothenic acid. Biotin or vitamin B7 help strengthen each hair strands, while pantothenic acid or vitamin B5 makes hair soft and shiny. Both vitamins prevent hair breakage and both should be applied directly on the scalp and hair.

Avoid The Heat

When styling hair, it is best to avoid using heating products like flat iron straighteners, hot curlers or hair drying. These products can vaporize the little moisture hair have, leaving hair look dull, dry and prone to breakage. Only use these products on special occasions and never use them on a daily basis.

Massage

When taking a shower, why not gently massage your scalp for 3 to 5 minutes while you shampoo. This increases blood circulation to the scalp hence improve nutrient and oxygen transfer to the hair follicles, which is good for hair growth.

 

3 Easy Steps For Healthy Hair Growth

healthy hair growthWe always want our hair to be lively and beautiful as possible. Having admirable hair somehow makes us feel good, it boost our confidence and it just makes us feel beautiful. Also, how we fix up our hair reflects a lot about our personality. So it is imperative to be well groomed whether we’re in or out doors.

Sadly, there are times when our hair just won’t cooperate no matter how we style and condition hair. In some cases, hair can become dry and brittle, making hair prone to breakage. In worst cases, Hair can also grow very thin, that could later lead to hair loss.

Fortunately, there are things that we can do to prevent all of these hair mishaps. Just follow these healthy hair growth tips.

Eat Healthy

Start with a healthy diet. Stop consuming those fat filled burgers or deep fried snacks. Instead eat protein rich foods from lean meats, proteins are important for hair growth because this is what hair is mostly made of. This is the reason why consuming the right amounts of protein daily is very important to provide all the nutrients the hair follicles need to continuously grow hair.

Keep it Clean

Good scalp hygiene is very important for healthy hair growth.  Washing off all that dirt and excess oils on the scalp and hair will prevent any microbial and fungal growth. Dirt from the environment easily cling to hair, this consist from dust or other floating substances in the air. The oil on the other hand, specifically called sebum, is naturally produced the sebaceous glands found underneath the skin. Sebum acts as a hair and skin conditioner and does a really good job too. But anything in excess isn’t good, even if it is naturally produced by the body. Too much sebum can be a medium for all sorts of fungal and microbial growth like dandruff for example. That’s why it is important to regularly wash the hair and scalp.

Vitamins For Hair

It is good to take your daily vitamin supplements, as these nutrients are needed for the body to function properly. But there are vitamins that specifically benefit our hair when applied to the scalp, these are biotin and pantothenic acid. Biotin or vitamin B7 makes each hair strands stronger, while pantothenic acid makes the hair very shiny and slippery. Both vitamins help minimize hair breakage.