How to Make Your Hair Stronger?

Although hair loss at some point in your life is irritating, it’s natural to experience. The causes of hair loss in both men and women are many and can be varied from person to person. While hair loss is natural and unavoidable, the real problem arises...


when no new hair grows to take up the place left by falling here. When this happens, you need to think about it and consult with the hair expert immediately. Strengthening your hair means that it does not fall off as often as it otherwise would.

Also, it goes a long way in ensuring that replacement hair for the strands that fall off grows in time. Here are 15 measures and tips that can help you make your hair stronger:


Have a Balanced Diet and Drink Plenty of Water

The strength benefits of water on the hair have long been established. However, it is only recently that similar advantages of silicon were discovered.

benefits of alkalinewater

Fortunately, silicon is present in drinking water and therefore consuming more of the same will have double benefits on your hair.


Consume More Iron

Iron, as a mineral, can significantly reduce the amount of hair loss by strengthening your hair. Consume more of foods that are rich in iron such as fruits and green vegetables.



Take More Proteins

Hair is essentially composed of proteins and therefore eating more protein rich foods such as soya beans, milk, and egg whites are bound to increase the strength of your hair.



Fatty Acids and Minerals

Always eat foods that are rich in natural minerals such as biotin selenium and zinc as well as the essential fatty acids as these increase the strength of your hair.

Fatty Acids and Minerals


Reduce the Heat Applied to Your Hair

Rebonding, ironing and blow drying are a few of the hair treatments that use heat on your hair. Too much heat weakens the hair and therefore you should cut down on these as much as possible.


On the same note, always cover your hair in the sun since the sun's UV rays have a similar effect on the hair. Excessive exposure to sunlight can also cause premature graying of the hair.


Avoid Traction Alopecia

Traction alopecia is a type of hair loss that is caused by the continuous exertion of pressure on the hair. It can be caused by tight hairstyles such as tight ponytails and tight braids. All these should be avoided.

Traction Alopecia


Brush Your Hair Gently

It is important to be gentle when brushing your hair. A good proportion of hair loss occurs during brushing because of the pressure exerted on the scalp as you pull.

Brush Your Hair Gently

It is also wise to invest in wide toothed combs for brushing your hair as they are much gentler compared to other brushes.


Wear Head Caps for Swimming

Swimming pool water contains high levels of chlorine, a chemical that is harmful to the hair. To prevent such damage, always wear a swimming cap when in the water and take a shower immediately after swimming to wash off the chlorine.



Avoid Rainwater

Rainwater contains many environmental chemicals, and some of these may be dangerous to your hair. Always try to protect your hair from rain water.



Massage Your Scalp Regularly

Regular, gentle massaging of the scalp usually relaxes the veins and arteries and, thereby, increases the circulation of blood through the scalp. The net effect of this is increased the growth of hair.

Massage Your Scalp Regularly


Do Not Comb Your Hair Too Much

Excessive combing of the hair can lead to split ends and a ‘weathering effect’ on it; both of which will eventually result in weaker hair and hair loss.



Avoid Specific Medications

Some medications may contain excessive amounts of some vitamins, such as vitamin A, which are harmful to your hair. Since you can tell all these on your own, the best way to avoid them is by avoiding self-medication.



Avoid Starvation and Crash Diets

Both of these will only make your hair weaker and cause hair loss.
Also Read: Best diet plan to prevent hair loss



Choose and Use the Right Shampoo

Ideally, the right shampoo should be mild on your hair and not contain too many chemicals.



Reduce or Avoid Smoking Completely

Smoking increases the chances of hair loss by reducing the blood flow in the scalp.

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