Tips to Prevent Seasonal Hair Loss this Autumn
Most people, especially women, suffer from seasonal hair loss. This is, probably, the only thing that can make us hate Fall and miss the sunny days of Summer when our hair is stronger, and shines as bright as the sun.
Hair shedding autumn is not an extraordinary event we have to worry about. In fact, it's a natural thing and we can't avoid it. However, it is true that there are some basic and simple hair treatments to prevent and minimize seasonal hair loss effects.
Why is my hair falling?
Fall, as its name says it, is when cycles end so several things start to fall. We can see it in the trees leaf and in our hair. If we want to understand why do we lose hair during this season, we need to know the the process of hair growth.
There are two stages in the cycle of hair growth, which occurs between 2 and 6 years. The stage of growing occupies the 90% of that time. The other stage is the Telogen or the resting state that lasts from 2 to 6 months. It is when, our hair starts to fall down.
After this whole process, our hair follicles need to rest. Three months later, approximately, the cycle starts over again.
Our hair follicles might suffer from stress while seasons go forward, and that could be an aggravating of hair loss. The damage caused by the sun during Summer gets visible a couple months after. And the falling moment of the cycle is a good moment to free this stress.
What Can I Do to Prevent Seasonal Hair Loss?
Vitamins and a good nutrition
If you find more residual hair than expected, maybe you have some vitamin issues. The most common hair loss problem comes from essential fatty, zinc, protein or iron deficiency, which are needed for the health of your scalp. You must identify what is your problem and face it by taking some vitamin and eating healthy.
Massage your scalp
Stimulate the circulation and the oil glands of your scalp by massaging it daily. Use some essential oils and other scalp serum that contains nutrients and vitamins on your hair.
Remember that conditioner treatments are your best friends. This is the key to maintain your hair well moisturized, healthy, thicker, and to prevent hair shedding and itching. You must do these treatments weekly, during every season.
Watch your stress level
As we explained you before, stress doesn’t help you to keep your hair on your head. So try not to get stressed if you see your hair falling .That’s only going to make make it worse. Do yoga, pilates or practice a sport to keep your stress levels down.
Cut it in a monthly basis
Don't underestimate the power of getting a haircut monthly. It stimulates the cycle of growing, remove split ends and other damages that cause weak and breakable hair.
Now that you have all you need to know to minimize the effects seasonal hair loss, you can to have beautiful hair and bright these months. Chill and enjoy the autumn!