Our hair is an extension of our self-expression and identity. On the one hand, it plays a vital role in presenting ourselves to the world. But on the other hand, it is the cause of many concerns—the most prominent one being hair fall.
We know that today's market is saturated with products that can help reduce hair fall. We also understand that it could be quite daunting to choose what is right for your hair when presented with many choices. The simplest answer would be good nutrition and proper care. While there’s no denying that, topical hair treatments can help tackle the root of the matter. Literally.
Topical Anti-Hair Fall Treatments.
Topical hair treatments contain substances - medicinal or otherwise - that are applied to the skin or scalp surface. They attempt to directly treat the underlying issue and keep your hair in tip-top shape. Let’s take a look at some of the topical ways of treating hair fall:
1. Anti Hair Fall Shampoo
While some anti hair fall shampoos are effective due to the chemicals present in them, other natural products for hair care help achieve the same results by honing the powers of nature. These shampoos will typically contain ingredients such as Bhringraj, Neem and Horse Chestnut to provide hair with phytonutrients, minerals, Omega 3-6-9, amino acids, and proteins.
Various botanicals, ayurvedic herbs, and even ingredients typically found in our grandmother’s kitchen have been known to be effective in preventing hair loss. Tonics are a type of topical hair treatment that truly utilises these ingredients. Natural tonics such as this not only help you attain your primary hair care goal by arresting hair fall, thinning and breakage; they also acts as natural DHT blockers and produce more melanin, which results in darker hair. Some of these tonics, with their powerful ingredients, also possess antibacterial, antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties.
3. Hair Fall Control Conditioner
These products help "condition" hair to grow better and healthier. To elaborate, they typically help with hydrating hair, stimulating hair follicles and promoting volume. They also help with detangling, and give your hair a shiny and healthy look.
4. Anti-Hair Fall Oil
Hair oil has been used by generations to improve blood circulation in the scalp and, in turn, strengthen and nourish hair. But when it comes to the best anti-hair fall oil, there are a couple of parameters that need to be taken into consideration. One should make sure that they possess ingredients such as jojoba, rosemary, curry leaf, onion seed, cedarwood or ylang-ylang.
5. Pre-Shampoo Hair Mask
One little extra step in your care routine can add a lot of oomph to your hair. Applying a pre-shampoo hair mask to dry or wet hair before cleansing it with shampoo and conditioner can go a long way in locking moisture and hydrating your hair to keep it healthy, soft, strong and shiny. From applying coconut oil to hair to applying a pre-shampoo hair mask, we have definitely come a long way. But just occasional care is not enough. With time and lifestyle changes, comprehensive hair care has become the need of the hour. And topical hair treatments are definitely