Everyone wants to maintain thick lustrous hair on their head, but many of us have hair fall that bothers us. Some hair fall is natural as bunch of hair regularly complete their lifespan and fall to be replaced by new hair. Other than this normal regular fall, there are a number of other reasons for the hair loss that can make you bald. Environmental pollution, excessive use of harsh hair care chemicals, reaction to certain medications, genetics and scalp infection are some of the most common causes of hair loss. You can arrest hair fall by use of home remedies and removing the underlying causes in most cases.
Other Than the genetic reasons all other kinds of hair loss can be stopped or at least curtailed. First of all casual approach towards hair loss must be changed. People talk about hair fall all the time but do not do much until thy have lost substantial hair. A proactive approach in understanding the environment, personal hygiene and underlying conditions if any is a good starting point.
Increase Blood Circulation of the Scalp
Improved blood circulation of the scalp promotes hair growth. There are a number of ways in which you can achieve this objective.
A. Hair Brush Massage
Your hair brush has to be right for the purpose of scalp massage. Since there is a mechanical movement some weak hair may break or fall during brushing. Navigate through your hair with brush in such a way that the tips of the brush can massage the scalp. Do it for 5 minutes at least once every morning for arresting hair fast as well as great looking lustrous hair.
B. Oil Massage
Another good way to improve blood circulation is to massage your scalp with oil. The best time for this will be before bed time and the best oil is coconut oil. You can use other oils such as olive oil. Even almond oil which is generally thick can be used. Apply coconut oil on your scalp to cover the entire scalp. Now slowly massage your scalp with fingers. The massaging should be done for 15 minutes. This will arrest your hair loss and there will be regrowth of the lost hair if you are still young. You can use natural mild shampoo in the morning to clean your oily hair. Do it at least 2-3 times a week.
So if you just improve you scalp's blood circulation by the above two methods regularly, your hair will not fall and you will have healthy and lustrous hair on your head.
Other Remedies for Hair Fall
There are some natural products which can treat the underlying problems of the scalp which is responsible for hair fall, and there are many other products that nourishes hair roots to become strong. All these products will help in reducing hair fall.
1. Onion Juice
Onion juice is helpful in certain conditions of hair fall such as Alopecia areata in which you loss hair in patches. A study conducted on hair regrowth in 2002 and published in the Journal of Dermatology reveled that onion juice helps in hair regrowth.
One medium size onion is enough for a single application. You can extract the juice by cutting the onion fine in an onion chopper and then squeezing the juice out or any other method you prefer. Tropically apply the onion juice on the hair fall area/patch of the scalp. Leave it overnight wash it in the morning while taking shower.
Garlic has high sulfur which helps in hair growth by fighting with bacteria. Crush on clove of garlic and heat it in a tablespoon of coconut oil. Remove the oil from heater and let it cool down to acceptable levels. Massage your scalp with this warm coconut oil with garlic.
Egg also controls hair fall due to its nutrients contents sulfur, phosphorous, selenium, iodine, zinc and protein. Add egg white to a table spoon of coconut oil. Mix it well to make a homogeneous paste. Apply this on your scalp. Leave it there for 30 minutes and then take shower to clean your hair. Do it every alternate day.