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Types of hair combs

Hair comb comes in many types. It helps in maintaining healthy hair than your shampoo or conditioner. The hair comb that you buy should serve two functions primarily: 1. It should detangle and separate individual hairs such that your brush reaches the scalp and the sebum is released helping in blood circulation stimulation and in removing dirt. 2. The comb must help in creating your desired style, cut and technique. Hence, selecting the right hair comb depends on few factors: your hair texture, detangling session, hair strands volume and your hair style. However, regardless of the hair types, having combs with teeth spacing is important and the additional factors worth considering are the comb material and quality. List of combs and the purpose they serve Extra wide tooth combs: The extra wide tooth combs are suitable for all types of hair. They have generous spacing and the overall diameter and size varies. This combination of the wide tooth combs helps to detangle dr

10 tips to stop hair loss

Preventing hair loss means sensible hair care. Preventing after losing a lot of hair is difficult. So, start early as it helps emotionally and financially. Preventing is simpler to treating.  Top 10 tips to stop hair loss 1)   Following healthy lifestyle:  Your skin, hair and nail indicate if you are healthy. Falling hair indicates health problems. So eat vegetables and fruits that are rich in iron, zinc, calcium and vitamin B. consume a protein-rich diet and drink plenty of water. 2)   Good hair care: Dirty hair falls quickly, so keeping your hair clean is essential. Use good hair products and quality shampoo. Concentrate on hair roots and scalp, while shampooing and apply hair lotion or conditioner on your hair ends as it dries faster and gets damaged soon. Likewise, regular trimming gives a better and good feel. 3) Avoid unhealthy hair-practices: Wearing styles such as it pulls your hair tight must be avoided. This is because the hair roots come out. Chemical t

Home Remedy for Dry Hair

Hair becomes dry, lack luster appearance and looks brittle when hair shafts fail to retain or absorb moisture. Using harsh hair products, frequent use of hair dye or heated styling tools, excessive hair washing and chlorinated water exposure.  There are home remedies to resolve dry hair and to restore its shine and health. Some top home remedies for dry hair 1.Olive Oil: This is rich with vitamin E and its antioxidant helps in healing by sealing your hair cuticle with moisture. Using warm olive oil helps in restoring moisture, shine and in strengthening hair. Put enough oil in a bowl and slightly warm it. Massage your scalp using this oil for 10 minutes and wrap a warm towel. Leave it for 30 minutes and shampoo your hair. Repeat this once a week. In fact, you may use corn oil, jojoba oil, castor oil, almond or coconut oil. 2. Eggs:  Eggs are a good source of lecithin and protein. It helps in strengthening, restoring texture and in repairing and strengthening lifeless hair. Whi

How to do hair straightening at home

The trend of straightening your strands requires a lot of time. Likewise, the products used for hair straightening are in much demand. However, these artificial methods cause damage to your strands and health of your hair. Now, here is some hair straightening natural tips to make your hair look softer, smoother and straighter. Straight hair is popular for its visual appeal and these effective tips are great home remedies to natural hair straightening. 1. Coconut oil and lemon juice: This two make a great combo. There is hair straightening properties in coconut milk and with lemon juice, better results are assured.  Mix both, refrigerate for few hours, apply the creamy layer produced and wrap your hair using a hot towel. Keep it for an hour and wash it using a mild shampoo. 2. Hot Oil: Heat oil and apply to your hair. Keep it for 30 minutes wrapped in a towel and wash it. It will give the required sleekness and ensure healthy glow to your hair. Do it once a week. 3. Milk and Honey

How Stress Causes Hair Loss

        Hair loss is triggered by different causes such as hormonal imbalances, hereditary factors, illness, nutritional deficiency, shock, and many more. However, stress related issues are interrelated and one of the excessive stress side effects causes hair loss. Too much stress weakens the hair follicles and the aftermath stops hair growth. Stress Types Emotional stress: This is mainly due to trauma, injury, illness and conflict.  Emotional stress is high when there is loss of a loved pet or person, relocation or loss of a job. Out of stress, some people develop nervous habits including excessive rubbing of the scalp and literally pulling the hair out. Physical Stress:  This includes chronic illnesses such as Asthma or Diabetes. The physical stress may also include child birth, pregnancy, menopause and menstruation. Here, the hormone levels affect the hair follicles and overtime the hair becomes less visible. Likewise, when your body is healing some illness, the energy requ

Dandruff and hair loss problem in banglore solved

 Last 6 months because of dandruff and itchy scalp problem,I lost most of my  hair. I used many anti-dandruff shampoo available in super markets  to control my hair fall ,nothing works well. Even  natural products also not given any improvement after the use of a month. After several failure attempts i found a shampoo which removes my dandruff completely. I talked about my problem to one of my friend who is dermatologist in banglore ,karnatka . He suggested to use a shampoo which contains ketoconazole 2% to stop dandruff and itchy scalp.He also suggested  Tarry Shine shampoo for this. On next day I went to chennai for a business trip. Morning I went to a medical shop  and bought  Tarry Shine shampoo. My friend told don't use ketoconazole 2% regularly  (basically I won't use chemical products regularly for my hair) . So I started using this shampoo on alternative days. After 10 days all my dandruff and itchy scalp problem is cured. I used only one bottle of this shampoo

Best Fruits for preventing hair loss

  Hair loss for women and men alike is a nightmare. Noticing few hair strands on brushing your luscious, long hair means it is the starting of sleepless nights. Everyone is aware of the importance of vegetables and fruits, but how many of you are aware of its quality to prevent hair loss on eating and on applying is less known, so know it here right now. Fruits Saving your Crowning Glory on Eating Strawberries:  This fruit is loaded with silica that prevents hair growth and baldness. Strawberries are seasonal fruits and eating between the months, December to March is recommended.  Make it a point to purchase from the supermarket or the local farmers market. Avoid buying it at traffic signals, because its quality is questionable. Apples:  Apples are great to prevent hair loss. Apples are full of vitamins, antioxidants, phenolic compound in the skin of the apple and soluble fiber. It virtually serenades your hair on eating regularly and also your overall health is benefited in m

Top Foods that prevents hair loss

Hair loss is a matter of concern and this is apparent when you cringe each time you see a mirror or hesitate visiting the barber shop. The hair loss may be due to various reasons such as change in climate or lifestyle, severe stress, hormonal imbalance, genetic, lack of hygiene, and so on. Here are some foods mentioned to prevent hair loss. Foods for preventing hair loss   Eggs, Fish and Beans: Protein rich diet is essential primarily for your hair health and growth. Your testosterone levels increase with high fat diets and do not help in preventing hair loss.  Add tofu and soy milk to your diet and stick to fish, brewer’s yeast, eggs, yogurt, chicken, beans, almonds, low-fat cheese and calf’s liver, leaner proteins. These are low in bad fats and high in protein.   Raisins: The key role of iron in producing hemoglobin plays a vital role in preventing hair loss. Good blood flow means your scalp is rightly stimulated and it promotes hair growth. Adding iron to your diet means whe

How to Use Curry Leaves for Hair Growth

Curry leaves are the popular culinary herbs and the most favored of Asian origin. Different  people have different opinion about curry leaves and most consider it to be useful for hair  growth. Curry leaves are renowned to boost hair growth and thereby to prevent hair loss. Curry  leaves is widely used by South Indian women along with other herbs to strengthen their hair and  to impart quality in them. Ways of using Curry Leaves 1. The simplest way of reaping the best benefits from curry leaves is by including them in your  diet. Add fresh curry leaves or curry leaf powder to your rice, curries and dals (pulses). This not  only prevents hair loss, but also helps in getting rid of other problems related to health. 2. Grind fresh curry leaves into fine paste. Add 1-2 tablespoons of milk and mix well. You can  apply this paste for 20-30 minutes on your scalp. Rinse it using your regular shampoo. You may  repeat this twice a month. 3. Massage your scalp with fresh paste of grou

Top 10 causes of dandruff

      Dandruff is an embarrassing conditions experienced alike by men and women. Dandruff leads to itchy scalp and the condition is chronic as the flakes keep falling on clothes. Dandruff reappears frequently, if not properly treated. The only cause of dandruff does not depend on washing alone. In fact, it ranges from uncleanliness to skin diseases. Causes for Dandruff There are several misconceptions and myths associated with dandruff and this includes, not using shampoo, not washing hair daily or washing hair often, having spicy food, and many more. Here are some of the actual reasons. Uncleanliness: Accumulation of dust and dirt in the hair triggers dandruff and not washing hair regularly causes increased oil production. Nutritional Deficiency: Diet of a person is highly responsible for dandruff. Likewise, drinking less quantity of water, consuming foods low in vitamins A, B and C, consuming more salty and oily foods are associated to formation of dandruff. Hair

How to Prevent Hair Loss?

How to Prevent Hair Loss – efficient techniques of the ultimate best kind Hair style can add on to the beauty of a person or diminish the looks too. Personality and appearance will depend a lot upon how neat and elegant you are maintaining your hair. Carrying oneself well is paramount need in a corporate or business curriculum too. It is why models and celebrities all over the world are always keen about doing their hair to the best perfection when it comes to creating impression. While there is so much emphasis made upon the best hair style and healthy hair growth, what if one suffers from acute hair loss? How to prevent it? Here is the best call. Organic method of approach Open the cyberspace and you see phenomenal amount of sites and blogs that are advertising their own products of the different kind from different parts of the world. They give some fancy names to pull in the attraction of the audience too. Over inflated sales pitches and the advertisem

Cause of itchy scalp

When you see those embarrassing flakes from your scalp, you are sure to feel bad and so are your closest friends too. It is quite natural for them to shy away from your proximity as they might fear that they can catch up with your infection too. What causes your scalp to be ruined to such condition of itching bad? Flakes falling down while scratching are one nasty experience for anyone to avoid. There are some primary reasons associated towards experiencing such a situation.  Dandruff The most common reason for such a situation is obviously the dandruff. It is nothing but the overgrowth of yeast in that particular area of the body. Yeast usually lives in many parts of the body where there is hair growth. When there are changes that take place in the human biochemical activities sometimes, the yeast growth tend to be more. It is during such excessive population the yeast in excess will start to feed on the dead cells available in the particular surface of the skin. Oil that is secre

Home Remedies for Hair Falling Treatment

                       Hair loss can actually affect anyone. It has affected already millions of people out there. The intensity still varies by far from one person to the other. Most of these individuals are already frustrated as they have tried so many varieties of products in the market that has not yielded good results. Guarantee offered in the market by the scammers are not to be trusted. You need to check the authenticity of the items ahead of purchase with effective scrutiny.                       For 100% success rate, if you are looking for some ideal formula, then you need to first identify the cause for the hair loss issue primarily. Physicians can diagnose the problem and then only a proper remedy can be sought after. There are plenty of factors that can actually trigger the hair loss in individuals.                      Relying upon the natural Ayurveda products can be an instrumental solution to fix the issue, most of the times. A state of uncertainty or imbalance is

Major Causes of Hair Loss in women

Hair loss can be sudden in women too. It can be really shocking and worrying to experience a sudden hair loss. There are plenty of factors that can potentially cause hair loss in women. Some of the major reasons are listed below. Iron deficiency When women have heavy menstruation cycles then they tend to lose lot of iron strength in the body and become anaemic at times. It is essential to eat food items that are iron rich during such situations to avoid iron deficiency. RBCs in the body will be diminishing over a period of time causing to lose hair too. Without the red blood corpuscles in the blood there is no life. It is essential for oxygen exchange to take place in the human system. Energy is produced just as a result of this exchange. When you are deprived of energy by any marginal amount it leads to losses in very many ways. Hair loss can be one of that too. Doctor’s guidance is essential for ready cure. Hypothyroidism           Thyroid diseases are quite common these day

Vitamins for preventing hair loss

Vitamins A, B and E are essential for the growth of hair. Other vitamins are also equally essential for best health in an individual. Supplements of variety kind are available in the market to get these vitamins in adequate quantities quite regularly. Vitamin A Growth and maintenance of skin and hair is facilitated with the help of vitamin A retinoic acid synthesis in the follicles of hair is regulated by the vitamin A. You can apply the supplement pastes to the shaft of the hair to enrich natural hair growth. You can take supplements internally too. Vitamin B Stress can lead to the hair loss at times. If you are not taking vitamin B in adequate quantities then it will be hard to handle stress. Meat and eggs are rich in vitamin B. you can get better melanin secretion while taking vitamin B supplements. Hair losses can be prevented efficiently in that way. Vitamin E Blood flow is increased with a result of regular consumption of vitamin E supplements. Capillaries t

Causes for hair loss

Reason for hair loss         Hair fall is usual in anyone and it is not a matter to worry at all. Hair will regrow again in a shortest span of time and this process is cyclic. Do not get scared to see a lot of strands of hair that you lose on a daily basis while combing your lengthier hair. This can be seen in men to a certain extent too.         Still, hair loss on a serious note is something to be bothered with a great deal of attention in essential. It can be a potential symptom for any other medical ailment in the human body too. Hence, consult the physician immediately in case of noting any acute hair loss issues. Right diagnosis has to be made in time to find the remedies. Telogen effluvium         It is one acute disease that happens to affect a woman just after the delivery or pregnancy or after a major surgery. It is because of the enormous amount of stress that has affected the individual and also the loss of weight and strength in the immune system.                  

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