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How to Prevent Seasonal Hair Loss

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The chilly winter months can wreak havoc on your hair. Your scalp can lose moisture, which can make your hair look lifeless and dull and lead to breakage. If you have been noticing more strands of hair falling out on your brush, you may be experiencing seasonal hair loss. There are a few things you can do to help minimize the damage so you can enjoy a healthy head of hair all winter long. Here are three ways you can prevent seasonal hair loss.

Massage Your Hair with Natural Oils

Massaging your hair with natural oils like coconut or almond oil can provide numerous benefits in preventing seasonal hair loss. It can increase blood circulation to combat dryness during the winter months and strengthen hair roots. Deep conditioning your hair can also help seal in moisture and leave your hair silky and smooth.

Maintain a Healthy Diet

Your hair needs the proper nutrients in order to stay healthy and strong. Nutritional deficiencies can create seasonal hair loss by making hair more brittle. Healthy foods such as almonds and avocados can boost hair growth so you can minimize the experience of seeing your hair on your brush. You can also take vitamin and mineral supplements to reduce nutritional deficiencies that can damage your hair. 

Minimize the Use of Heat Styling Tools

Heat styling tools can lead to seasonal hair loss. Exposure to hot water and heat can strip moisture from your hair and scalp. Give your hair dryer, curling iron and straightener a break and air dry your hair during the winter instead. If you must use heat styling tools, apply a hair protectant first to help keep your hair strong.

Are You Experiencing Seasonal Hair Loss?

Making an extra effort to keep your scalp and hair healthy can help you prevent hair loss that can affect your self-confidence in your appearance. If you believe you may be experiencing seasonal hair loss, you may want to consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon. The surgeon can help you determine if you truly have seasonal hair loss or if there are other health conditions affecting you. At Kalos Hair Restoration, there are many effective options to help you restore a healthy head of hair. Call to schedule a consultation today.

 

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