how to prevent hair fall

7 Things You Can Start Doing NOW To Prevent Hair Fall

Priyanka Ghura

Beauty Editor

A little piece of our heart breaks every time we see those strands in our hairbrush or stuck in the drain. The thought of a thinning mane terrifies us all! Which is why we give you a few things you can start doing NOW to prevent hair fall. Don’t worry your pretty head any more and just follow these tips.

1. Address Your Scalp Situation

how to prevent hair fall- scalp situation

Dandruff or an itchy, flaky scalp sadly encourages hair fall. If your scalp is prone to this kind of snowfall, you should use a high powered shampoo to keep it in check. Nizoral is great for reducing dandruff in just a wash or two.

2. Your Hair Is What You Eat

Your diet influences not only your weight and general health but also the state of your strands. Deficiencies and an excess of nutrients can really contribute to your hair fall woes. Too much of sugar, greasy food and refined grains are doing nothing for your locks and can even make them look dull. A balanced diet with plenty of protein (that’s what hair is made of, after all), carbs, vitamins and minerals is an absolute must if you want stronger, shiny strands.

3. Stay Away From The Sun

how to prevent hair fall- stay away from the sun

The sun doesn’t just damage your skin but also your hair. The UV rays can help make your mane brittle, weak and dry, which basically fast-forwards the hair fall process. Try and stay clear of stepping out in direct sunlight as much as you can and invest in some fun headgear to protect your locks. Hey, a chic hat is a cool style statement, after all! Learn how to get your mane SPF-ready here.


4. A Massage A Day Will Keep The Hair Fall Away

Massaging your scalp for a few minutes every day is a very easy way to keep your strands strong and healthy. It increases the blood circulation in your scalp, which helps strengthen your roots and prevent hair loss. Indulge yourself every once in a while and treat yourself to a professional head massage as well - it’s great for your hair and is so relaxing too.

5. Chill Out!

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It’s like elevated stress levels have a direct relationship with hair shedding. The body’s immune system starts attacking hair follicles when you’re super stressed, so learn to turn that frown upside down. Work out, go on a shopping spree, plan a spa day – whatever makes you feel more relaxed and content.

6. Strike That Perfect Balance In Your Shampoo Schedule

By now you know that washing your hair every day or too often leads to dryness and hair loss. But not washing your hair enough also leads to flakiness and hair fall. So what’s a girl gotta do? We would say that washing your hair about 3 times is a week is the smartest option for keeping your mane clean and healthy.

7. Handle With Care

how to prevent hair fall- handle with care

Being gentle on your strands seems pretty obvious, but that doesn’t stop us from frequently blow-drying our locks, pulling them into tight hairstyles, trying chemical treatments and carelessly running a brush through them, especially when wet. We’re all guilty of doing these things on a daily basis without giving it a second thought - and we don’t realizing that one of these things is making or will cause our hair to fall. Be more particular and gentle on your strands to keep them healthy and happy.

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Published on Jan 14, 2016
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