Hair growth treatment

There are several easy and effective remedies you can employ at home in order to ensure a full and healthy head of hair. However, you must begin with using preventive measures to ensure that you are not suffering from hair fall for no reason. Sometimes, this can happen quite easily, because we mainly do not realize the amount of damage caused through sheer neglect. To begin with, you must stop using plastic combs that have fine teeth. This will only end up entangling your hair more and you will end up knotting it and losing it all the more. Try to use wooden combs as this will not only ensure that you are not losing too much hair, it will also reduce static in your hair. This way, your hair will be less dry and will always be less prone to excessive breakage as well as strand damage. Hair irons, blow-dryers, electric curling rods and other hair care appliances that generate excess heat will always damage your hair. Do not use these appliances regularly as it will make your hair dry and brittle and therefore prone to breakage.

In order to encourage new hair growth, you should make it a point to keep your hair well nourished. This can be done by applying hair oil to your scalp at least twice a week. Hair oil is essential for healthy silky hair as it provides your hair with nutrients and moisturizes it. Here are a few tips and practices you should follow when oiling and washing your hair.

  • Mix equal amounts of olive oil, almond oil and coconut oil in a bowl. Warm this oil slightly and massage your scalp with it. For the best results, wrap your head in a thin cotton cloth and leave it on overnight. The cotton cloth will help to retain your body heat and so your scalp and hair will be slightly warm. This will increase the amount of oil absorbed by your scalp and hair.
  • If you cannot leave the oil on overnight, wrap your head in a warm moist towel after oiling your hair and allow it to remain on for an hour before you wsh your hair.
  • If you have oily hair, wash your hair with warm water to get rid of the excess oil but if you have dry hair make sure that you always use lukewarm or cold water.
  • Do not use hot water as this will damage your strands and will also end up weakening your hair.
  • Massage a generous amount of onion juice into your hair once a week and leave it in your hair and scalp for about two to four hours. This will encourage hair growth.
  • A trim is advisable every 8 to 10 weeks or so.

answered by M W

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