FACTS ABOUT HAIR
Before we go ahead with a 21st-century hair growth secret, let’s find out some facts about hair!
Hair may look very simple in structure whereas the functions and the different layers in the hair structure are quite complicated. Keratin strengthens the hair and is also the reason for the formation of nails and the outer layer of a person’s skin. Keratin is commonly known as the combination of different amino acids in the form of a chain. The pigment cells known as melanin are the reason for the color of our hair. For every person, the hair growth rate and speed vary but nowadays the hair growth rate and speed are affected these days because of environmental conditions such as pollution, etc.
COMMON REASONS FOR HAIR LOSS
There are a variety of reasons for hair loss these days. A few well-known reasons are listed below:
- Usage of too many hair products or chemicals on hair
- Usage of hair straighteners or curlers
- Excessive Smoking
- Women undergo extreme hair loss majorly during menopause
- Hair coloring
- Consumption of excessive amount of alcohol
- Improper and unhealthy diet
21st CENTURY HAIR GROWTH SECRET: NATURAL HERBS FOR HAIR GROWTH
Aloe vera gel can be used to treat hair loss because it is effective in soothing irritated skin. Hence, it can treat itchy scalp or dandruff.
Peppermint oil can be applied directly on the scalp to stimulate hair growth without any side effects.
Thyme oil is effective in stimulating hair growth. It can be mixed with carrier oils such as jojoba oil and grapeseed oil and other essential oils. This blend when directly applied to the scalp results in a visible increase in hair growth.
Rosemary oil is another essential oil used in scalp massages to help fix bald spots. This natural oil has no side effects of an itchy scalp unlike minoxidil, a drug used in medicines to encourage hair growth.
Lavender promotes cell growth and stimulates hair growth.
Tea tree oil has anti-fungal properties that help to fight dandruff and it is commonly used in dandruff shampoos. It also has a calming effect which aids in treating itchy scalp.
Safflower extract contains a particular enzyme that is effective in stimulating hair growth.
The most detrimental problem faced by most people these days is hair loss at a very early age itself. Luckily, there are numerous scientific advancements these days to overcome this problem. The state where there is a high rate of hair loss is known as female pattern baldness for females and male pattern baldness for males. The female pattern baldness or male pattern baldness is also known as androgenetic alopecia. Female pattern baldness and male pattern baldness are very similar. Female pattern baldness can be differentiated from male pattern baldness in the loss of hair in various patterns at different stages. However, due to the advancement of scientific discoveries, there are various ways to overcome this hair loss problem in this modern age. Few of these technologies are PRP, FUT, FUE, Biofibre hair transplant and many more.