Maintaining a healthy hair by using the proper hair care products


Your hair needs as much attention as your body.  there are many factors for maintaining a healthy scalp and hair.  If you are in good general health, you will have healthy hair. However, if you are in poor physical and mental condition, then your hair and scalp will show it.   Treating the underlying medical condition with proper relaxation, good nutrition and proper hair care products are the key factors for maintaining a healthy scalp and hair.

Hair's natural shine comes from sebum, and oil produced by the sebaceous glands.  Sebum protects the hair shaft, but too much sebum production will make the hair oily and too little will make the hair dry.  Using the right products that suits your hair type is a essential to maintain a healthy scalp and healthy hair.

It is important to use the proper hair product for washing and conditioning your hair.  Using a high quality shampoo for cleaning that suits your help type is an important key factor.  The right way of cleaning is to use warm water rather than hot and rob very gently with your fingers for 2-3 minutes and then rinse for 4-5 minutes.  Using too much shampoo or too hot water will damage the hair shaft and cause the hair to break.  Using a conditioner is also essential for healthy hair.  The conditioner should remain on the scalp for 2-3 minutes and then washed off.

If you have oily hair or live in a polluted area, you should wash your hair daily.  However if you have dry hair or live in a clean environment, you may wash your hair every other day with a gentle shampoo followed by conditioner.  Over shampooing will remove the natural oils, and make the hair flat and difficult to manage. To Keep the natural and moisture on the scalp make sure to air dry the hair after washing and leave the towel on for a few minutes to absorb the moisture. using the right brush and comb for your hair type is also essential. Use a type of brush that is easy for you to handle and get through the hair easily.

Finding the right hair care products is only one factor of proper hair care. If one suffers from genetic hair loss, hair care products can be used to minimize damage to the hair shafts and scalp but do not have any effect on the follicles. A more comprehensive medical hair loss regiment should include treatment for both the scalp, hair shaft and hair follicle.

It is important to keep hair healthy by using the right hair care products. If hair loss is genetic, then hair transplant can be an option to restore the hair that is lost and medical treatment is used to prevent future hair loss and keep hair healthy.

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Newport Beach Hair Restoration Surgeon