Nowadays everyone who wants beautiful luscious hair is concerned about the efforts one has to put to get those silky smooth long hairs. Our head has about 5 millions of hair follicles that hold onto our hair and hair growth. When we want to get long hair, we get conscious about hair fall too. Losing about 50 strands per day is normal but when it exceeds this threshold that it retards growth of hair.
As we dive deeper into this, here we sort out various ways for our hair to grow longer in a shorter span of time.
- Adequate protein rich diet
Following a diet with no adequate protein amount in it will slow down the growth period. At least 50 protein-rich in a regular diet is recommended for healthy hair growth.
- Essential oils
In a study conducted on hair growth of men, it came to noticed that Pumpkin seed extract helped in increasing hair growth by 40%. Since pumpkin seeds are not a regular part of our diet, they can be available in form of capsules or gummies. Other oils that help in hair growth are Rosemary oil, Jojoba oil and peppermint oil.
- Massage your scalp
As blood is the primary nutrient supplier of hair, why not try to improve the blood circulation of the scalp itself? Hair scalp has proven to give rise to thicker and longer hair. This also prevents early breakage or breakage due to damage.
- Protect from heat
With our busy lives in cities and extremely hectic lifestyle we always opt for easier and faster options. In this lifestyle we use curling irons, hair straighteners etc. with high temperatures can cause severe damage to hair. While using heat-based hair styles, it is essential to apply a heat protective serum.
- Don’t frequently colour your hair
Dyeing our hair can kill the natural texture of hair and can also make it weak and susceptible to breakage.
- Biotin for hair growth
Biotin or vitamin B7 is important for hair growth. Its obtained from our day-to-day diet from
- Egg yolk
- In some species of mushrooms
- Add more nutrients to your diet
As overall health is always important for growth of hair, it’s always recommended to level up your nutrient game by adding these to your diet
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin D
- Omega 3
- Omega 6
Adding nettle leaf extract which are easily available in food supplements will help boost hair growth because it is a rich source of most of the above mentioned nutrients that help in longer hair growth. Nettle seed extract can be taken in the form of gummies or capsules.
- Avoid over-washing of hair
Even if you use sulphate free shampoo, daily use of these products will deprive hair of its natural oil and cause dryness leading to breakage. It is always best to wash your hair 2-3 times a week but when we overdo it that is when we don’t give it time to regain its original composure.
- Try to avoid the sun
UV and IR rays of the sun cause both damages to hair and skin. Sun exposure should always be done to gain enough vitamin D in our circulation but overdoing it will only bring out calamity on our hair.
- Don’t mess with your wet hair
It is always an intelligent thing to let your hair be by itself. Let it air-dry and comb gently once it feels wet no more. Wet hair is more prone to breakage so it’s advised to leave it be.
THE BOTTOM LINE
Taking care of our hair is homework. To understand this assignment well we always have to take to the roots and take care of our hair roots as well. These methods are ways to alleviate the chances of healthy long hair.