We all want healthy, strong, thick and shiny hair. Obtaining healthy hair may not come easily to some. Unfortunately for other many factors can play a role struggling to grow healthy hair because of genetics, health issues, and diet. Understanding the root of the probem will make things easier in found what methods will work best for you. The important thing is to have a strong foundation. Therefore, see list below for 10 habits to growing healthy hair that will help you achieve your goals:
1. Fuel for Growth.
Healthy hair starts from within. Increasing your daily intake of fruits and veggies into your diet. The body can easily break down and store healthy nutrients from fruits and vegetables that will provide your hair follicles with the nutrients to help replenish and grow.
2. Scalp Treatments.
Pamper your scalp with massage between and during every wash. This helps stimulate the follicles and increases blood flow to the scalp to promote healthy growth. Appling a root rinse deeply cleanses and detoxes your scalp bringing on stronger, healthier hair with a natural shine.
Taking vitamins is a great way to your body obtain the necessary nutrients and protein to promote healthy hair growth that not fully absorbing from our diets. Vitamin A makes a substance called sebum that helps moisturize the scalp and keep hair healthy.
4. Limit the use of Heat.
Heat can dry and damage your hair especially if used daily. Try avoiding using heat on your hair as much as possible. Not to say don’t use it at all but limit the use to about once or twice a month. Note: when using a flat iron or curling iron avoid putting oil on hair before using heated styling tools.
5. Use Sulfate Free Shampoo.
Sulfate-Free shampoo can reduce itchiness, dryness, boils, and other scalp problems. It gently cleanses the hair and scalp of grease buildup without stripping the hair of its natural oils leaving the hair healthy and shiny. Rinsing with cold water closes the hair cuticle, which can help seal your hair and prevent it from damage.
6. Deep Condition & Moisturizer.
One of the most important habits of healthy hair growth is conditioning hair and scalp on regular basis. Deep conditioners are intended to penetrate the hair follicle and deposit nutrients that promote moisture retention and hair elasticity. Moisturizers are designed to nourish and lock in moisture to prevent breakage and dryness.
7. What is the element that brings life?
WATER…So drink up! It’s a natural cleanse and does the hair and body good by providing hydration.
8. Protective Styles.
Protective styles like braids, twists, sew-ins, faux locs, crochet, and wigs are great in between go-to styles that cause minimal damage if done properly. Most breakage when braids are too tight and neglect. Continue to wash, condition, and moisturizing hair to maintain healthy growth habits.
9. Wrap it Up.
Besides waking up with bed hair wrapping your hair with a silk scarf and using a silk pillowcase reduces tension on hair when sleeping. Other fabrics like cotton are to ruff and causes friction which can damage hair.
10. Live Stress and Drama Free.
Have you ever heard the saying stress can make you sick? Well, it’s a proving fact and there are plenty of scientific studies that will concur with that statement. Stress can stunt hair growth and cause hair loss and we don’t want that.
Overall, these 10 habits for healthy hair growth may not be for everyone, but it’s a good place to start. Researching, reading testimonies on hair growth regiment and products. If you needing additional guidance talk with a professional stylist on what products work well for your hair type and texture. Just remember to stay consistent and have patience. Good Luck!