Nutrition For Hair
Vitamin B complex mainly in the maintenance of the body's skin, scalp and hair, and may promote hair growth and maintain its luster. If you lack of vitamin B complex, it is prone to the phenomenon of white hair and hair loss. However, this vitamin is by food intake, only topical doesn’t have any effect. Brown rice, beans, wheat germ teeth, vegetables, chicken, beef, liver, yeast, and milk, etc., contain the vitamin B complex.
Vitamin C can successfully reach hair roots and the hair obtains sufficient nutrients to the hair. Green vegetables, guava, papaya, strawberries, oranges, and cantaloupe are vitamin C sources. But because vitamin C is very unstable to heat, the consumption of vegetables should be avoided the excessive heat.
Minerals and other nutrients for maintaining body functions are equally important, for the health and shiny hair have a considerable impact.
Ingredient of hair is mainly protein. If long-term intake isn’t enough, there will be hair loss. Average calorie intake is from food; about twenty to thirty percent can be converted into a protein needed by the body. Food, milk, fish, beef, pork, rice, wheat, fruits, and vegetables are all rich in protein. Only to develop a balanced diet and intake adequate of nutrients can make your hair healthy and shiny.
Daily intake of minerals, sources, and influence---
Calcium 80mg--contained in milk, eggs, vegetables, cereals, and breads
Phosphorus 800mg—it’s common in whole grains, eggs, and meat. In general, a daily cup of less than 2% fat milk, you can fully get supply to the human body needs for calcium and half phosphorus.
Magnesium 350mg --contained in whole grain bread, cereals, vegetables, and milk
Iron 10mg (women need 18mg) sources include--whole wheat bread, cereals, vegetables, beans, eggs, offal, and meat. The common symptoms of iron deficiency are Anemia, nails, skin and hair dysplasia psychosis.
Zinc 15mg--best sources are seafood (including seaweed), spinach, liver, eggs, meat, etc. , can make beautiful shiny hair .
Iodonium 150mg-- contained in seafood and salt, intake deficiency could lead to goiter, rough skin, and hair loss.
While daily shampoo, hair blow to semi-dry and put shampoo down to the scalp. Massage the scalp with the finger pulp can prevent dandruff and itchy scalp. Also it can clean and promotes hair growth.
Don’t use shampoos too much, otherwise the residue on hair prone to create dandruff and affects hair growth. Changes frequently the hair distribution lines to prevent baldness, scalp directly exposure to sunlight because of distribution lines would have more hair loss.
Hair dry, use vinegar to condition:
When your hair is dry, get the easy things like vinegar or lemon from the kitchen, and then mix with some of the conditioner. After shampoo, condition once a month. Gradually you’ll have soft hair.
Wash hair with a good shampoo and rinse thoroughly. Use the conditioner which is mixed well with about 10 ml of vinegar or lemon juice. Pour into the wash basin with half hot water. Put on the hair and scalp with fingertips to evenly massage. Rub before rinse, and then put the rest on the hair. Rub the scalp and rinse later.
Different Types of Shampoos
About 2-in-1 Shampoo Conditioner V.S. Conditioner, simple function is the best. Use 2-in-1 shampoo conditioner may cause hair dirtier and difficult to wash.
It is often recommended to use the Color Revitalize shampoo after dying. The price is normally more expensive. But in fact, experts say, there is no big difference with the regular shampoo.
Single effect shampoo main ingredients include shampoo detergent grease removal, foaming fermentation agent, the thickening agents, preservatives, antioxidants, enriched agents, spices, and other special ingredients. However, if the function of shampoo is only grease removal, the hair would appear dull dry. It would prone to be static and difficult to comb. Hence the conditioners come out.
The most common ingredient of conditioner is protein. Because the hair is highly affinity for protein, a protein can be adsorbed on the hair surface. It is to increase the strength of the hair and skin, and can fill the horny cracks.
In addition, like urea and lactic acid, they can increase the moisture of hair. Natural oils can prevent water evaporation, makes hair shiny surface. Most of the vitamins do not affect the appearance of the hair, only vitamin B5 can be adsorbed by hair and can increase hair strength. Jojoba oil can help hair moisturizer though; the cost is expensive and usually is low concentration. It causes the effect limited. As for lecithin, aloe, honey, and other additives have little effect on hair.