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Gradual hair thinning is a natural part of the ageing process, but some men as young as their teens and 20’s can experience male-pattern baldness. For most men, this can cause stress which can affect their self-esteem and stop them from enjoying everyday life. Luckily, there are many solutions and UK hair thickening products available to help naturally thicken hair.
We all know that eating the right foods can work wonders on our bodies, but did you know that there some foods which can help make your hair thicker? Healthy hair can be achieved with a diet rich in certain foods, which are also of benefit to your overall health. Take a look at some of these foods below:
Copper, found in avocado, is one of the best minerals for your hair and your skin. Copper can build up the collagen and elastin on the skin which holds hair to the follicle. This mineral can also help balance out hormones, so hair grows stronger and aids other reactions in the scalp that strengthens lipids in the hair. You can find copper in other foods like shellfish, beef, whole grains, dark leafy greens, nuts and even chocolate.
Full of zinc, pumpkin seeds help with cellular turnover, cell division and growth that helps form keratin, a protein that makes up hair. Zinc can also help preserve your hair colour and prevent you from experiencing dandruff. Pumpkin seeds can be easily added to salads or just enjoyed as a snack. You can also find other sources of zinc in beef, sesame seeds, lamb, oysters, lentils and chickpeas.
Whole grain cereals
Whole grain cereals are rich in iron, which is one of the most important minerals for your hair. Iron also increases energy levels, nourishes your skin and keeps your heart healthy, which are all important for overall health and wellbeing. As well as being found in wholegrains, beef, dark meats, chicken are also rich in iron.
Lentils and cashew nuts are plant-based sources of iron, but you should try to pair them with vitamin-C-rich foods like tomatoes, strawberries or kiwi which will help your body absorb the iron.
Don’t wash your hair too often
Try to keep your hair washing to a bare minimum. If your hair is thin, it will probably get greasy rather quickly, but washing your hair too often will only encourage your scalp to produce even more oil, therefore making it greasy quicker. This being said, it is still important not to let your hair get too greasy, as this can cause hair to shed more than usual. It is all about maintaining balance. Why not try this process when washing your hair?
- Mix rosemary oil, sunflower oil and jojoba oil together and let your hair soak in it. This mixture can stimulate cell division and dilutes blood vessels which in turn stimulates hair follicles.
- Leave the mixture in your hair for around an hour and then rinse it out using organic apple cider vinegar. The acidity of the vinegar will balance out your natural pH levels so that it won’t dry out your scalp like some shampoos do. This will leave your hair feeling soft and shiny, and it will also ensure that the oils will be rinsed out of your hair.
Look after your hair
Your hair needs to be looked after properly, and sometimes it is often overlooked. Below we have some tips to ensure you keep your hair nice and healthy.
- Avoid hot showers and shampoo your scalp, rather than your ends.
- If you condition your hair, only condition the ends.
- Pat your hair, don’t rub to dry it.
- Avoid over washing.
Just remember to eat right, and really take the time to look after your hair, and we are sure you will see the benefits. However, for faster results, we can help you get thicker hair that can give it added texture as well as added thickness with our Instant Hair Thickener. Why not take a look at our products online today?