Does weight loss cause hair loss? Weight reduction relies on a decreased caloric intake but a lack in nutrients can ultimately cause hair loss. Inadequate nutrients starves follicles and deprives them of nourishment, which eventually makes hair fall.
Hair care is self-care - it really is that simple. We live in an age of extreme busyness and stress. Making (and actually taking!) time for yourself is often more difficult than it should be but we'd like to outline some practical self-care strategies to help both you and your hair!
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.
Dry shampoo is not good for your hair. It can cause dry, brittle strands and among a host of other negative side effects, it can clog your pores and suffocate your follicles. If you are a women with thinning hair, then it is a very common misconception that washing your hair every day results in more hair loss. This is not true and using a dry shampoo to avoid daily hair washing is doing so much more damage than washing it more frequently could ever do.
Pretty soon our TV ads and social feeds will be filled with Summer Body challenges and weight loss supplements again. 'THEY' say, "Summer bodies are made in Winter", but WE say it's important to look after yourself (and your hair) all year round! And what's more, a healthy body (and mind) are more closely linked to healthy hair than you know...