Hair is a woman’s crowing glory. Even men prize their hair. Unfortunately neglect, pollution, family genes and other factors lead to dull and lifeless hair. This impacts both your appearance and personality. But there is hope for you. There are many techniques and tips to rejuvenate and nourish your hair leading to improved quality, thickness, strength, colour and appearance of your hair. A little care on a regular basis will go a long way in transforming your appearance and giving you healthy and lustrous hair.

• Salt is a killer

Cut down on your consumption of salt. Excessive salt consumption leads to poor health and shedding of your precious hair. Even if you can’t completely eliminate salt from your diet you can consume it in moderation.

• Regular oil massage especially for dry hair

Massage your hair daily. This leads to improved blood circulation to the hair making the latter strong and healthy. Ideally you should massage with oils such as coconut oil or olive oil. If you have dry hair, oil massage is recommended.

Massage with coconut oil

• Maintain hair hygiene

Keep your hair clean. Wash hair daily with water and shampoo it once a week. Make sure the shampoo is gentle on your hair. If you are not sure of which shampoo is mild you can use baby shampoo.

• Avoid heat and rough treatment

Brush/comb your hair gently. Avoid vigorous treatment and hair ironing. Heat is a major cause of dull and lifeless hair.

• Try out these home remedies

Use curd or lemon juice or egg yolk on your hair. Leave it on for some time. Then wash the ingredients off with water. These easy DIY and home remedies are effective to make your hair thick, healthy, soft as well as silky.

• Go to a skin doctor

Consult a dermatologist. If all options have failed it is time to consult a medical professional. He/she will determine whether the state of your hair is adversely affected by any skin condition.

• Diet plays a major role

Scientific studies have determined that a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids are excellent for hair health as well as beauty. These fatty acids are present in egg yolks, fish such as Mackerel, Sardines as well as Salmon. Make sure your diet includes all the vitamins and minerals required for optimum hair health. Fatty fish is also a premium source of protein and selenium which play a vital role in making your hair strong and healthy. It is recommended to eat almonds and walnuts since they are particularly rich in Omega-3 fatty acids.

• The modern day scourge of stress

Stress does lead to hair loss and relatively poor condition of your hair. It is time to examine your lifestyle carefully as well seriously. Are you getting enough sleep? Are you eating right? Is there too much exam or work pressure? Are there family conflicts or marital discord? You need to get your problems sorted out to avoid them affecting your hair health.

Stress does lead to hair loss and relatively poor condition of your hair.

• Shield your hair from all pervasive pollution

Pollution also is a common reason affecting the health and appearance of your hair. Wear a hat, cap or scarf to shield/protect your hair from sunlight as well as the polluted air.

• Sharing is strictly a no-no

Don’t share combs or brushes. You may contract dandruff or other hair ailments as a result. Clean your comb regularly with plenty of soap and water. Replace the comb immediately after its life has expired.

• Ask people

If you look around there would be people you know who have beautiful hair. Request them to give tips to having and maintaining your crowning glory. All you have to do is ask.

Healthy Hair Solution

• Take a hair spa

Deep conditioning hair spa regimen is potent in revitalizing the scalp, nourishing the roots and strengthening the hair follicles. The result is ramped up cell metabolism, better blood circulation as well as normalized oil secretions. Go for it if you dream of shiny and lustrous hair tresses.

• Visit a quality beauty parlour

A trained beautician has the knowledge and access to equipment that can significantly enhance the health and appearance of your hair. The money you spend on beauty treatments is totally worth it given the amazing results.

• Yoga is useful

The ancient Indian science of Yoga has exercises that boost blood flow to your hair follicles. Approach a reputed Yoga practitioner so that he can train you in hair growth promoting yogic techniques.

•The Miracle Oil

If you truly want radiant and shiny hair you can try Bhringraj oil. Bhringraj is a medicinal herb. As per the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda the oil is highly beneficial for the hair. The oil can be prepared at home or sourced from the market. Apply the oil directly on your scalp and after half an hour wash it off. It successfully treats dandruff as well as dry scalp. It is believed that regular usage of this oil halts and reverses baldness a common problem in men and sometimes even in women. The herb is packed with vital nutrients that make up for the deficiency of minerals causing uncontrollable hair loss in both men and women. Application of this potent oil ramps up blood flow to the hair roots thus boosting hair growth. Remember to be gentle while massaging the scalp or hair with this oil. If the application is harsh or vigorous you may get the opposite effect. The oil is proven to be effective in retaining the natural colour of the hair. Other benefits include boosting the hair quality as well as getting rid of split ends.

The Miracle Oil

Times have indeed changed. There are a variety of shampoos, oils, conditioners and other products each claiming to be the best in the domain of hair care. Use a reputed and quality product for best results.

At the end, be realistic. You can only take care of things under your control. Your genes and age cannot be changed. Give the best treatment to your hair to make it look glossy and shiny.