Say Goodbye to Seasonal Shedding with These Hair-Raising Tips!
It’s that time of year again – the leaves are falling, and so are your locks. Don’t be alarmed, seasonal hair loss is a common occurrence that affects many of us. But fear not, we’ve got you covered with some easy, yet effective tips to keep your hair in top shape all year long.
First of all, let’s dive into the root causes (pun intended) of seasonal hair loss. As it turns out, changes in hormone levels and temperature are the main culprits. During the fall and winter, our bodies produce more melatonin, which suppresses the production of other hormones, including those crucial for hair growth. And let’s not forget about the dry, cold air that can make our scalps feel like a desert and our hair more brittle.
So, how can you differentiate between regular hair shedding and seasonal hair loss? The average person sheds 50-100 hairs a day, but how can you be sure if it’s just normal shedding or if it’s seasonal? A good way to keep track is to regularly clean out your hair brush and brush your hair at least twice a day. Pay attention to the amount of hair that collects in the brush after each brushing session, and keep track of it through each season. If you notice that hair is ever coming out in clumps, it’s time to consult a doctor.
And now, let’s talk about prevention! For starters, maintaining a balanced diet rich in vitamins, minerals, and protein can work wonders for your hair’s health. And while we’re on the subject of diet, let’s not forget about hydration – both inside and out. Keeping your scalp moisturized with hair oils or deep conditioning treatments can prevent dryness and breakage.
Another way to protect your hair from the elements is by donning a scarf. Not only does this add a stylish touch to your winter look, but it also protects your hair from the cold air. And last but not least, try to avoid heat styling tools, as they can cause damage and increase the risk of hair loss.
If you’re still experiencing excessive hair loss, it may be time to consult a doctor. They may recommend a blood test to check your hormone levels and prescribe medication if necessary.
In conclusion, seasonal hair loss may be inevitable, but with these simple tips, you can keep your locks in tip-top shape. So, go ahead and bid farewell to those pesky strands and hello to a head of healthy hair all year round!
Meet with a professional hair artist today to review your daily regimen and talk about options to help with your current hair loss.