Maintaining a Healthy Scalp for Strong Hair Growth

Maintaining a Healthy Scalp for Strong Hair Growth

Your scalp needs to be maintained.

Commonly, the scalp can become dry. This drying leads to itching and dandruff on scalp. The presence of dandruff is embarrassing and frustrating.

Your hairs originated from the follicles which are the only living part of your hairs while the hairs are dead. In order to maintain the texture of your follicles, you have to maintain the texture of your scalp. The scalp is the bedrock base of the hair follicle. If the scalp is in a well-controlled condition it will lead to a healthy scalp and beautiful hair.

So, what it takes for you to maintain your scalp and which products you should use for that?

Let's discuss how to maintain your healthy scalp.

  • Select a Quality Shampoo
  • Apply Hair Tonics
  • Use Hair Oil
  • Use Astringents
  • Use Exfoliating Scalp Facials
  • Restrict the Usage of Hair Dryers
  • Maintain Your Diet
  • Try to Keep Yourself Hydrated
  • Avoid the Direct exposure of The Sun to your Scalp

Select a Quality Shampoo: Shampoo is often used to cleanse the scalp. But the chemicals present in these shampoos are harmful to your scalp. They strip out the natural oils presents in your scalp. Excessive and frequent usage of the shampoo can also lead to dry and flaky scalp. So, never use the shampoo more than 3 times a week. Try to purchase moisturizing shampoo with a combination of hyaluronic acid, argan or tea tree oil.

Apply Hair Tonics: You might face itchiness after using shampoo. This happens, as the shampoo dries your scalp. In order to cope with it using hair tonics after shampooing can work effectively. Ensure that your tonic contains aloe vera or glycerin. They are the natural moisturizers and leave a soothing effect on your scalp.

Use Hair Oil: Moisturize your scalp with the oils that are specifically made for the scalp. If you are going to apply oil to your scalp then firstly wet it with plain water. Doing this will saturate the scalp pores and too much oil won't be absorbed in your scalp. Apply the oil directly to the scalp and massage gently. While applying oil in night, be more generous in the oil usage.

Use Astringents: The usage of oils leave a greasy effect on your scalp. Reduce the oil with natural astringents like tea tree oil or chamomile. 

Use Exfoliating Scalp Facials: If dandruff, redness, and itchy scalp gets problematic for you, then use the products that act upon the scalp directly. Prefer the usage of exfoliating scalp facials or masks. You can also use soothing and anti-aging serums. These products moisturize and revive the dry scalp. And also help you to get rid of the irritation.

Restrict the Usage of Hair Dryers: Some people often use hair dryers and straighteners to stylize their hairs. The use of heat causes dryness on your scalp. Always try not to use anything on scalp that emits heat waves. If you must have to use the heat source then first apply heat protectant products on your scalp so it may not be harmed.

Diet: Food is of great importance in maintaining your scalp.

  • Omega-3: That comes from nuts, flaxseed, and salmon are great for maintaining the scalp texture because of its high content of healthy fats. 
  • Iron: That comes from seafood, vegetables, yogurt, and beans help to enhance the healing of your scalp.
  • Vitamin-B: That is commonly obtained from mussels, walnuts, beans, raspberries, beets, chickpeas, and barley aids in maintaining the moisture in the scalp.

Try to Keep Yourself Hydrated: Keeping yourself hydrated is good for the functioning of each and every part of your body. It really helps in moisturizing your scalp. According to wikiHow, on average, a man should drink at least 3.1 Liters of water per day. While a woman must drink 2.1 Liters to meet the hydration needs.

Avoid Direct Exposure to the Sun: Due to an increase in global warming, the overall temperature is also increasing. The ultraviolet radiations are very harmful. Exposing your scalp directly to the sun would definitely make it dry and itchy and could lead to dangerous skin cancer with overexposure. So, prefer to cover your scalp with something like a hat or a cloth and don't forget to apply sun protection on it.

If you have any other questions related to your scalp health care or general questions about hair loss, feel free to contact us today.