There are two types of women in this world. Those who have strong, glimmering and silky hair that makes them worthy of starring in a television shampoo commercial. Then there are those who are struggling to maintain the health of their hair and preventing constant hair fall. If you belong in the second category (and most people do), then you know exactly how painful, tiring and stressful it is keep hair loss at bay. At one point, it almost feels as if hair loss is completely unavoidable and is something that you have to experience no matter what you do.
The notion that hair loss cannot be controlled is faulty to begin with. Yes, there is no denying the fact that hair loss is a natural effect of growing older and aging. However, premature hair loss is something that you should not have to put up with. There are plenty of things that you can do to prevent the untimely loss of hair from your scalp. Sitting and crying over it is certainly not one of things that will help you out. Instead of blaming your poor luck for the loss of your hair, try to take a proactive approach in dealing with your hair loss.
Sometimes, managing hair loss is all about getting to the root of the problem. If you are not aware of the cause or causes (a combination of factors can contribute to hair loss) of your hair loss, then you will not be in an advantageous position to re-grow your hair and cover up the bald patches that have been left exposed. Most cases of hair loss, especially those involving women, are associated with some sort of nutritional deficiency. The lack of vitamins in particular can have adverse effects on the health of your hair. This problem can be very easily solved with the help of a few DIY recipes and all-natural cures. Here are three of them to help you get a head start:
1) Using an All Natural Shampoo and an All Natural Conditioner
Using hair care products that are filled with synthetic chemicals will not help you fight hair loss. In fact, the use of such products can actually aggravate your hair loss situation and make things much worse for you. Under these circumstances, it is important for you to use all natural hair care products. If you are struggling to find an all natural shampoo or all natural conditioner in your local grocery store, then it is time to get your hands dirty and come up with a DIY shampoo. A DIY shampoo sounds like a pretty hard thing to create. However, most decent DIY shampoos will not take hours of preparation. After all, the busy urban woman does not have too much time to spare on taking care of her hair.
To create a DIY shampoo that is easy and quick to prepare, you need to mix 1 part baking soda with 3 parts of water. Once the mixture forms, add in a few drops of Vitamin E to make the ideal homemade DIY shampoo. Even though this shampoo does not lather much, it will keep your hair clean from dirt. Accumulation of dirt and other contaminants can lead to fungal infections that cause hair loss.
For the all natural DIY hair loss conditioner, you have to mix 1 part apple cider vinegar with 4 parts water and a few drops of your favourite essential oil (vanilla and lavender are highly recommended). The DIY homemade conditioner will add volume, shine and moisture to your hair.
2) Magnesium Oil for Dandruff Free Scalp
The term magnesium oil sounds like something that would be used in a refinery or automobile industry. However, this concoction can work wonders for the depleting stock of hair on your head.
When magnesium oil is applied to a flaky scalp topically, it can rejuvenate the cells of the scalp and revitalize the growth of hair. Flaky scalp is known to be the perfect host for dandruff. When dandruff attacks your scalp, you become highly vulnerable to hair loss. The use of magnesium oil can keep your scalp free from dandruff.
You are advised to massage the magnesium oil directly on to your scalp. Let the oil rest on the scalp for a good 10 minutes before rinsing it off.
3) Hot Oil and Ghee Treatment
Ghee is a dairy product which is used in the preparation of traditional Indian desserts. You can also use it in a number of savoury items. This should be common knowledge for you if you are acquainted with the food and culture in the Indian subcontinent. However, did you know that ghee can be combined with olive oil to form the perfect hot oil treatment?
To enjoy this blissful hair care experience, you need to mix 1 cup of olive oil with two tablespoons of melted ghee. Heat the mixture and apply it on moist hair for about 20 minutes.