How to maintain hair growth and optimal scalp health?

Having a healthy hair and scalp routine means starting with the basics. Wash your hair daily or every other day to remove build-up, sweat, dirt and environmental pollutants. DHT is the hormone responsible for causing hair loss. We need to remove this on the scalp and to do so means shampooing and conditioning regularly.

Staying hydrated and “eating my water” this means eating foods that have high water content to ensure good hydration throughout the day. Hydrating foods can be found by incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet. Some of the best water content fruits and veggies are:

  1. Watermelon/Melons
  2. Strawberries
  3. Cucumbers
  4. Pineapple
  5. Peaches
  6. Lettuce
  7. Peppers

Eating anti-inflammatory foods. Some foods that fight inflammation are:

  1. Tumeric
  2. Ginger
  3. Fatty Fish
  4. Nuts
  5. Berries
  6. Leafy greens
  7. Olive oil
  • Vitamins to fill in the gaps of your diet.
  • Maintain a good exercise schedule. This is really important for increasing circulation and blood flow throughout the body.
  • A healthy sleep schedule. Shoot for 6-8 hours a night.
  • Laser hair therapy, or LLLT. Use an at-home laser, or come in the studio twice a week for treatment.
  • Scalp stimulating massage. Ten minutes daily will increase blood flow and circulation. Scalp massage has been proven to stimulate on a follicular level.
  • Scalp treatments that exfoliate the surface of the scalp that remove buildup and debris while also delivering hair growth boosting properties such as rosemary, tea tree and peppermint.
  • Manage stress in a healthy way. Exercise, walk, meditate, yoga, treat yourself to in office Scalp Therapy.
  • Sleep on a silk pillow case, or with a silk bonnet.
  • Avoid high heat styling. Always use a thermal protector when blow-drying hair.
  • Avoid tight hair styling. Opt for a silk scrunchie or claw clip.
  • Avoid high caffeine, alcohol, refined sugars, and fried foods.
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