This is totally true: Vitamins can give your body what it needs to thrive by providing many of the nutrients and minerals you miss from your daily diet. Now lets get one thing clear Vitamins will not make your hair grow faster than what it is genetically prone to do. What they can do is help your hair reach the maximum grow rate that is predetermined by your genes. If your maximum growth rate is 1/4th” per month vitamins will help you reach and maintain that growth. Vitamins will also help your individual hair strands to be stronger and thicker.
Here is a list of some of the most popular and beneficial vitamins for hair growth.
- Biotin promotes growth of existing hair, produces keratin, and works to increase hair’s elasticity.
- Niacin (Vitamin B3) promotes blood circulation to the scalp.
- Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5) strengthens and nourishes the hair follicle.
- Vitamins A and D provide antioxidant protection that helps produce healthy hair and scalp.
- Vitamin B12 helps promote the transportation of oxygen to the scalp and follicles.
For the optimum hair health and growth we recommend the following:
Feed your hair from the inside. – Supplements are a great start, but remember to incorporate a healthy well balanced diet, drinks lots of water and work out often. Exercising increases blood flow to the scalp. And doing this will not only promote hair growth but weight loss and beautiful skin.
Length retention – Length retention is the most important factor in growing long hair. Vitamins will help your hair grow but if you are not retaining that length (keeping it on your head) then it is all for nothing. Try protective styling where your ends are tucked away or try low manipulation hairstyles such as buns or wigs to name a few.
Figure out what other factors are causing excess shedding and hair breakage.- Other things may influence hair loss or hair breakage other than diet. Some things include chemical alterations to your hair, using excessive heat styling tools like curl wands, flat irons, curling irons, blow dryers ect. Tools like these dry out your hair shaft and fry the hair making it brittle and prone to easy breakage. Use a satin scarf, bonnet, or pillow case while sleeping. Cotton fabrics will draw the hair close to it and strip it of its moisture, they can also cause friction and catch the hair in between its fibers causing breakage in your seep.
I truly hope this was helpful. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us or just leave a comment. We will do our best to answer.
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