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?
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?
Diet is one of the first places you should look to improve hair, skin and nails. You know the adage: "You are what you eat..." According to this article published in Menopause Review Nutrition of women with hair loss problem during the period of menopause, menopause is a vital time to be making positive changes to your diet, especially if hair loss is present.
You might think that hair loss being a sign of stress is a bit of an old wives’ tale, like if you swallow chewing gum it will stay in your stomach for seven years, but actually, it’s totally true (about the stress, not the gum). In fact, hair loss in women is one of the common symptoms of stress.