After I started my 30, I started noticing that my hair is not as thick as I was at my twenties. I have been researching on proven ways to thicken my hairs and reasons to premature hair loss. In this post, I will share 3 proven ways to prevent hair loss and thinning.
How do we know if our hair is thinning? As per Harvard Health Publishing in December 2018, it is normal for a person to lose approximately 50 to 100 scalp hairs each day. If more than this are falling out or hairs are not growing back, one may find their hair starts hair loss and thinning. It is alarming as hairs are vital to keep one look youthful and healthy.
There are many reasons for hair thinning. The most common reasons are body stress from major medical treatments, drug side effects and illness. Also, some harmful chemicals in hair products, lack of nutrients and loss of weight, pregnancy and aging.
In fact, 30% of women over the age of 30 start losing hair according to the medical journal published on ScienceDirect. It is a common problem for both male and female.
I am a big believer of early prevention as it is always more effective than remediation. If you want to have beautiful and healthy hair, here are 3 proven ways that are super simple and effective to prevent premature hair loss and maintain healthy hairs.
1. Regularly Massage your hair
A great way to prevent hair loss is to massage your hair gently everyday. Researchers showed that sculpt massage could Improve blood circulation which stimulates the hair follicles and leads to increased oxidization, sufficient to bring about hair regrowth.
2. Apply Aloe and Coconut Oil Natural Ingredients to your hair
Research found that coconut oil was the oil found to reduce the protein loss remarkably for both undamaged and damaged hair when used as a pre-wash and post-wash grooming product.
Aloe Vera also helps hair growth and is a natural plant that is suited for all hair types, according to article published on Medical News Today.
If you are looking for a DIY Aloe Vera Gel and Coconut Oil Hair mask receipt, below is a simple one to follow:
- 2 tbsp. of Aloe Vera Gel (fresh or store-bought)
- 1 tbsp. of Coconut Oil
How to apply it:
- Mix the aloe Vera and coconut oil
- After shampoo, apply the mix in the bottom half of your hair
- Use the hair cap and cover and leave the mask on for 30 minutes
- Wash it thoroughly to avoid greasiness and blow dry hairs
3. Organic Hair Products with Thickening Ingredients (e.g. Biotin B)
I have tried many hair products that have labels of thickening benefits, however, no all are effective. As per an article on Medical News Today, biotin boosts the health of the hair and nails. Below are two hair products that have proven ingredients such as Biotin B that helps hair growth.
Avalon Organics Biotin B Complex Thickening Shampoo and Conditioner, 414 ml
This shampoo and conditioner are enriched with Biotin and Vitamin E in an Organic Formula.
After a few months, I have noticed that my hair is stronger and thicker. I did not lose as many hairs as I used to, after each use of the Avalon Organics Biotin B Complex Thickening Shampoo and Conditioner.
Tips: I massage the Avalon Organics Biotin B Complex Thickening Shampoo for 5 minutes. After shampoo, I use the conditioner and leave it on for 30-45 minutes to encourage penetration. If your hair is very dry, I would recommend to add coconut oil to the bottom of the hair and leave both conditioner and coconut oil on for 30-45 minutes to enhanced the shininess and keep hair hydrated.
If you are interested in trying this product, please click the link here at Amazon.ca for price and product details.
Moroccan Oil Thickening Lotion
This is a hair volumizer that nourishes hair for soft, multidimensional styles. This hair lotion has a blend of vitamins and argan oil that moisturizes for an overall look that looks and feels fuller, touchable, and shiny without any stickiness. I applied a quarter-size amount between palms and distribute through damp hair from root to tip and blow-dry as usual.
I like this Moroccan Oil Thickening Lotion because the enriched ingredients including Argan Oil, Green Tea Leaf Extracts, Geranium Extract and Jojoba Oil. These oils and leaf extracts are powerhouse for strengthen hair strands, nourish hair and increase shine. After a month of applying to hair, my co-workers have noticed and appraised of my hair condition. I will definitely keep using the lotion to maintain the overall healthy look.
If you are interested in trying this product, please click the link here at Amazon for price and product details.
Please check out here if you are looking for ways to improve and make your hair shiny, smooth and strong.