Air-conditioning, blowdrying, colouring and excessive sun all can cause the hair to become damaged.
Dry, lifeless hair
The sun has two types of ultraviolet radiation that can cause damage to the skin and hair.
Lack of essential fatty acids in the diet
Lack of dietary vitamins and minerals.
Hair dyes, chemicals and chlorinated swimming pools.
Antioxidant nutrients such as vitamin A (beta-carotene), vitamin C, and vitamin E can help repair damaged body tissue and promote healthy skin and hair, especially when taken in conjunction with the minerals zinc and selenium
The celloid mineral silica can help strengthen the hair and prevent split ends
Supplement with fish oil and evening primrose oil. These oils contain omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids.
Shampoos and conditioners only treat hair from the outside. It’s always better to treat the root of the problem with optimal nutrition. Include leafy green and yellow vegetables, apricot, wheatgerm and linseed oils, and fresh fruit in the diet.
Avoid using hair dryers, heated rollers, bleaches and chlorinated pools.
See your healthcare professional if your hair condition is associated with medication you are taking