Hair as a gift of nature. Save and multiply!
 Status of hair depends primarily on human health. If the hair loses appearance, for obvious reasons, for example because of illness, after the recovery takes place, as a rule, the restoration of hair beauty with appropriate care.

Shampoo, water, and a sense of proportion

The basis of hair care - cleanliness. Different sources can be found quite the opposite advice: some say that the head should be cleaned 1 time per day, in others - one every 10 days. The majority opinion of experts is this: you need to wash your hair as often as you need it. This takes into account the type of hair - Observe the recommendations on the use of shampoos "for oily hair", "dry", "for colored" or "to normal."

The hardest thing to cope with hair, prone to fat . Individual degree greasy hair due to hereditary and hormonal. It can affect the nervous system or the presence of mechanical factors (eg, massage has a stimulating effect on the activity of the sebaceous glands). With increased sebum in the scalp is not recommended scalp massage, and even combing massage brush and wash your head should be at least 1 time in 2-3 days.

Eating large amounts of food with carbohydrates in the form of flour products and sweets, fat and high-calorie food is also to a large extent affect the speed of clogging of hair. The funds for the care of greasy hair are popular herbal extracts nettle, black currant, chamomile, calendula, myrtle, lemon. For the normalization of the sebaceous glands are used essential oils of bergamot, lavender, basil, sabal palm, as well as various types of clays, compounds of zinc and copper, magnesium silicate to absorb the excess fat.

For dry hair   It recommended along with a nourishing shampoo to use revitalizing face masks and balms, and if the hair was parched, the mask can be applied daily as a reducing treatment. Here the role of the active ingredients applied almond, linseed, burdock, castor, jojoba, avocado, mango and mink oil, extracts of pomegranate, quinine, placenta, milk whey, sea minerals, vitamins.

All funds for washing hair contain detergents   (destroy hair structure of matter). They have expressed a degreasing effect, "uncouple" the hair cuticle scales, which leads to the separation of some of them, poorly combed hair and damaged. No detergents in shampoos do not - they provide cleaning performance: they contain water-soluble and fat-soluble components bind and wash dirt and sebum. These include, for example, sodium and ammonium laureth sulfate. The quality shampoo security structure is achieved by using a whole range of detergents. As a rule, the price increases shampoo. In any case, the shampoo should be very careful to wash off with water.

Normal tap water is usually tough, containing a lot of salt. It is not very suitable for washing hair, but especially to prepare the water is not always convenient. Experts advise to boil water or use special additives: soda (1 teaspoon per 1 liter), ammonia (1 teaspoon per 2 liters of water), glycerin (1 teaspoon per 1 liter of water) and some others.

Therapeutic hair care

Such cosmetics created to deal with the specific problem of the hair, not just wash your hair. The treatment line includes shampoos, conditioners, masks, ampoule funds serum. The most active of them - vials and concentrated serum to strengthen hair roots. They are able to deal with hair loss, dandruff, dry or fat hair contains specialized proprietary systems usually plant-based (brand Vichy, Ducray, Klorane, Phytotherathrie, Bioderma, Biorga et al.). Shampoos and conditioners with the same composition in this case serve as a reinforcement treatment. Pick up a means of medical cosmetics better with a specialist.

Eat right

Complete and balanced nutrition for the health of our hair, skin and nails is as important as for the whole organism. The food should contain the necessary quantitative protein, fat and carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. "Preponderance" in any direction deprives the body of necessary substances. It is impossible to come up with some special diet for hair, because all substances are equally important for the body as a whole!

The principles of good nutrition:

1.   A variety of diet to ensure intake of all the necessary materials.

2.   It is necessary to take food once a day in small portions.

3.   It is necessary to maintain a constant weight.

4.   The diet should contain as many calories as you are able to spend.

5.   How many fruits and vegetables containing fiber.

6.   Acceptable minimum of carbohydrates and fats.

7.   Minimum refined and canned foods; spicy, fried, salty food should be excluded.

8.   Of course, it excludes spirits and cigarettes.


Pharmacies easy to find special vitamins and minerals to strengthen the hair, nails and skin. They contain a balanced composition of precisely those trace elements and vitamins which are essential for good growth and maintenance of healthy hair, nails and skin.

With a lack of vitamin A   (retinol) hair to fall out, lose their luster, become dry and brittle, dandruff appears.

Riboflavin   (riboflavin) gives hair a healthy and fresh look. With his lack of hair at the roots quickly become greasy, and the tips dry.

With a lack of Vitamin B3   (niacin), the hair turns gray early, since he is responsible for the formation of pigment in the hair.

Vitamin B6   (pyridoxine) to prevent the phenomenon of itching and dryness of the scalp and dandruff.

Vitamin B9   (folic acid) promotes the growth of hair.

Vitamin B10   (para-aminobenzoic acid) is struggling with the early gray hair affects the hair growth.

Vitamin PP   (nicotinic acid) is struggling with itchy scalp and dandruff.

From Vitamin E   (tocopherol) depends on the power of hair follicles and hair growth.

Vitamin F   (linolenic acid) is struggling with hair loss and dandruff.

Zinc   strengthens hair, adds shine and good color, protects hair from the adverse oxidation, prevents brittle hair.

Magnesium   gives the hair noticeably more volume, its deficiency leads to increased hair loss.

Selenium   It supports inside the hair structure, providing a rich and lasting color and prevents hair breakage.

Deficiency Iodine   It causes brittle nails and hair.

Silicon   - Provider of hair, nails, skin, stimulates hair growth.

Sulfur   protects hair from the adverse oxidation, maintains hair shine and smoothness. With a lack of sulfur hair becomes dull.


Scalp massage is useful for all types of hair, except the fat, as in this case it stimulates active sebaceous glands. It is, of course, a healthy scalp without gnoynikovyh or fungal infections, and other skin diseases. During the massage is to stimulate blood circulation, the skin heads are better supplied with nutrients. The normal duration of 10-15 minutes massage. It is recommended to wash your hair before or during not more than 2 times a week.
Author: Olga Zorina