DIY tips to tackle hair fall

15 Apr, 2021
DIY tips to tackle hair fall
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by Team Kélesta | Fabulous Formulas

We’re all familiar with the impact ‘a bad hair day’ can have on our moods. While it is natural to lose about a 100 strands of hair everyday, the rate of new hair growth not compensating for the hair’s daily loss can become an alarming concern. Untreated hair fall issues can accelerate into a receding hairline, hair thinning, premature graying and several other issues.

There can be several causes of hairfall, some of which are:

  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Dandruff
  • Hormonal issues
  • Medical conditions like thyroid, PCOS
  • Chronic stress
  • Traction Alopecia i.e. tying your hair too tight or incorrectly
  • Genetics
  • Age

The most basic way to reduce hair fall & improve your hair quality is to follow a few basic principles:

Shampoo

It is important to understand your scalp type and pick a shampoo accordingly. Your shampoo should remove excess sebum and clean your scalp of dirt & excess oils but should also be mild enough to not remove the scalp’s natural necessary oils.
Additionally, ensure that your hair products are free of toxic chemicals as these can have long-term on your hair structure.

Hair Oil

Oiling your hair, especially if followed by a massage, improves the blood flow in your scalp, strengthens blood flow and reduces hair fall.
Kelesta’s 21 Herbs Harmony Hair Oil is a unique nourishing formula loaded with the natural benefits of 21 magical ingredients like coconut, castor oil, black sesame seeds, olive oil, rose, neem, reetha, spikenard, brahmi, liquorice root, gooseberry, fenugreek, bhringraj, shikakai, shankhpushpi, nutgrass, lodhra, henna & vetiver.

Diet

Eating a proper balanced diet complete with fruits, nuts, seeds and the right nutrients can significantly impact your hair health.  Spinach, berries, grapes, oranges, walnuts, chia seeds, flax seeds, avocados are some foods that are known to help with hair fall.

Additionally, here are some home remedies and DIY masks that can help tackle hair fall issues:

Green Tea

Green Tea is rich in antioxidants and helps revitalize hair follicles, strengthening roots and reducing hair fall. It also aids in the prevention & treatment of androgenetic alopecia and contributes to hair growth by enhancing metabolism.

How can you use it?
The best way to use green tea to battle hair fall is to do a green tea rinse. Soak 2-3 tea bags in 2 cups of hot water and let it sit until it cools down. You may require more tea bags or more water based on the length and volume of your hair. Once it cools down, pour the liquid directly onto your scalp, covering your head, scalp and hair completely. Gently massage for 3-5mins and leave it on for about an hour. You can then rinse it off with cool water.

How often should you do this?
Applying this hair mask twice a week or once every 3-4 days can do wonders to combat hair fall.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that fight against microbes and keep the scalp clean. It also removes dead cells that clog the roots of the scalp pores, making the roots stronger and thus reducing hair fall. Aloe Vera reduces hair fall, boosts hair growth, treats itchy & flaking scalp as well as restores the scalp’s pH balance, which promotes the growth of healthy hair.

How can you use it?
Extract fresh pulp from an aloe vera leaf and apply it to your scalp and hair directly. Leave it on for about 45mins and then rinse with cold water normally.

Based on your hair type, you can several combinations with aloe vera such as:

  • Aloe vera pulp with honey for deep conditioning
  • Aloe vera pulp with yogurt for dry & damaged hair
  • Aloe vera pulp with castor oil for volume & density

How often should you do this?
Applying this hair mask once a week or before every wash can do wonders to improve the quality of your hair.

Methi and yogurt

Fenugreek, popularly known as methi has incredible damage-repairing ability for hair. It not only strengthens roots but also repairs hair follicles, reducing hair fall and facilitating re-growth. Meanwhile, yogurt is a rich source of probiotics and helps maintain the scalp’s pH balance. It alters your hair cuticles, giving you shinier and bouncy hair.

How can you use it?

Soak about 2 spoonfuls of fenugreek seeds overnight and grind them in the morning. Add 1-2 spoons of yogurt and apply the paste directly. You may require to alter the amount of fenugreek seeds or yogurt based on the length and volume of your hair. Ensure that the mixture covers everything from your scalp to your tips. Leave it on for about 30-40mins and then wash normally.

How often should you use it?

Applying this hair mask 2-3 times a month can do wonders to reduce hair fall.

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  1. Most people in my area are not aware that fast growth shampoos (obviously with no sulfates, no parabens or DEA) are a thing. We are now able to experience longer hair and attain more possibilities. Undoubtedly worth searching.

    If you’re going over alopecia, hair damage, avoiding scalp disorders, hair growth, hair and scalp care in general, the same thoughts actualize.

    In general, you will want to stay away from hair treatments and products that use chemicals such as parabens, DEA or sulfates.

    What is healthy for your hair is good for your skin also.

    For obvious reasons your content here is spot on for multiple reasons. It steers away from the usual mistakes and mistakes so many fall into- purchasing defective alternatives. Greatly appreciated!

  2. So many have no knowledge of the fact that shampoos that grow your hair fast (obviously with no sulfates, no parabens or DEA) even exist. People are now able to achieve longer hair and attain more alternatives. Certainly worth looking up.

    When you’re studying alopecia, hair damage, avoiding skin disorders, fast hair growth, hair and scalp health normally, very similar ideas actualize.

    As a rule of thumb, you should try to stay away from hair treatments and products that use chemicals such as parabens, DEA and sulfates.

    What’s good for your hair is healthy for your skin all the same.

    Obviously your content here is so useful for many reasons. It avoids the common traps and traps too many fall into: buying horrible alternatives. Thank you!

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