Tips For Healthy Hair

Tips For Healthy Hair

Roopal V. Kundu, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine made these suggestions about Tips For Healthy Hair:

Eat enough protein.
“Make sure you’re looking at your diet, make sure you’re not anemic, make sure you’re getting enough iron, make sure you have enough protein in your diet. Iron and protein are very important for hair health. We make sure people get adequate protein for whatever they’re particular lifestyle is: If they’re active, they need more. If they’re sedentary, they don’t need as much.”
– Dr. Kundu

Be careful when styling at home.
“People treating hair at home is no one else is looking can be a problem. Usually people will come in who has scalp damage and they didn’t notice was there. Specific practices that can be problematic include processing, straightening, heating, and hair coloring. Try to modify your hair care habits if you do those things at home. Don’t to put heat on more than once a week, reduce the frequency of flat iron use, lower setting are best for blow drying. It’s about the amount and frequency.”
– Dr. Kundu

Never flat iron wet hair.
“More vulnerable to breakage is wet hair. blow dry out soft or Either air dry or, with a low setting, and then apply the flat iron on. You don’t want to put a flat iron on wet hair.”
– Dr. Kundu

This is a brief summary about Tips For Healthy Hair.