Hair loss is a common complaint from women on a ketogenic (keto) diet. However, there is much more at play, it’s not the diet alone that is causing the hair loss. It is important to look to your underlying health. There are many underlying causes that could be involved, yet prior to the keto diet, were not causing hair loss. The reason for this is that the sudden weight loss that is common in the keto diet can...
Excess hair in the shower drain, hair shedding during the day, extra hair on the pillow in the morning are all signs of hair loss that could be caused by stress. In our Covid-19 times, it is very possible that the stress caused by fear of the pandemic, job loss, family and relationship stress, could be all be contributing to hair loss.
Switching to a plant based diet and vegan friendly hair care products, can benefit both hair and scalp health. Most supermarket shampoos and conditioners include parabens and sulphates. These unnecessary chemicals help make the shampoo last longer and create the lather effect, but in fact can be quite detrimental to hair.
In 2007, a German study showed some evidence that caffeine was able to stimulate hair follicles and activate hair growth under laboratory conditions. This prompted the production of various caffeine-based shampoos, including Alepecin, which claim to aid hair growth, but do caffeine shampoos actually help to grow hair?
Experienced Trichologist, Ms. Andrea Clark has a mission to restore wellbeing from the inside out by bringing to light the connection between hair and health. She answers our questions and addresses a range of concerns for women experiencing the effects of thinning hair and post-pregnancy hair loss.
Are you making these common hair damaging mistakes? We are all striving for the best hair we can manage, but could your daily routine be making your hair quality and quantity much worse than it needs to be?