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Hair- The most noticed attraction.

Hair-our most noticed treasure.

Hair is our most noticed treasure on the face; hair is seen even before eyes and lips. Our hair boasts extreme flexibility and adaptability without causing discomfort. In other words, hair can be shaped, colored, and given various shapes. Hair is a complex blend of proteins and is more robust than a strand of copper wire1.

An average person sheds about 100 hair strands every day. Excessive hair loss can occur due to improper diet, lack of sleep, illness, hormonal imbalance, heat, and chemicals.

The hair follicle can receive nourishment through the bloodstream and directly through the scalp skin. It is vital to provide balanced natural nutrition to hair to maintain its natural density, shine, color, and flexibility.

Coloring our hair appears to be an easy way to express ourselves. About 75% of women colored their hair in 20152, and more men are choosing to dye their hair. We know a lot about hair color, iron/blow-dry, and hair cut; let’s learn more about factors that help keep our hair healthy.

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Our hair can be hydrated, moisturized, and nourished by cleansing and conditioning. Gentle cleansing helps hair remove unwanted dirt and debris, and conditioning helps maintain hair’s natural shine and keeps hair untangled.

An ideal hair cleanser produces gentle foam that lifts the dirt off the hair strands and the scalp without excessively removing hair and scalp-friendly proteins. Many hair cleansers and shampoos contain surfactants that create a large foam upon contact with water and rubbing action. Sadly, excessive foam is more of a foe than a friend to the hair and scalp.

Similarly, an ideal hair conditioner provides nature-derived conditioning agents that help hair maintain its natural color, shine, flexibility, and thickness. Hair conditioners commonly contain polymers, acrylates, and silicones that stick to the hair strands without nourishing them. Furthermore, such a layer of chemicals often produces itching and irritation.

Haircare is simple; cleansing, conditioning, and oil or serum application. Read more about it in our earlier blog here. Natural oils, nature-derived surfactants, and conditioners help strengthen hair follicles and help fight against common causes of hair loss. These naturally occurring substances also prevent hair color loss.

Many people who color their hair find the need to repeat hair color within a few weeks of an application. Shampoos and conditioners filled with synthetic materials strip off the hair color by changing the pH of the hair and scalp. The same reaction strips the hair of its natural color and shine and renders it brittle.

Kusum Cosmetics offers a complete hair care line made with naturally-occurring substances in a delicate combination to serve ideal cleansing, conditioning, and oil application.

Chic Hair Bath is a fusion of herbs, Pro-Vitamin B5, and oils known for scalp health, strengthening hair roots, and helping promote healthy hair growth.

Plush Hair Conditioner 2

Plush Hair Conditioner is a delicate combination of organic Argan, Avocado, Macadamia, and Rosemary oils with Rapeseed derived conditioner providing natural, long-lasting conditioning and shine to your hair.

Hair Nourisher

Hair Nourisher is a gentle fusion of venerable oils in just-right proportions for flawless hair. Hair nourisher is an excellent beard nourisher as well!

Haircare products from Kusum offer antifade color protection to minimize color loss from natural hair and color-treated hair.

A simple hair care routine will help you improve your hair health. In addition, good sleep, a healthy diet, and stress reduction play a vital role in hair and skin health. You can read more about diet and skin and hair health here.

We hope that you found this post informative and valuable. Feel free to share our beautiful pearls with others. Use this link- https://kusumcosmetics.com/blog.

Reference:

  1. Yang FC et al. The structure of people’s hair. PeerJ. 2014: 2:e619.
  2. https://www.madison-reed.com/blog/25-fun-facts-about-hair

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How to keep hair healthy? 3 step simple solution.

how to keep hair healthy

Hair appearance is adjustable to suit our expression. Haircare is not time-consuming; it does not have to be. So how to keep hair healthy? We discussed hair in great detail in our post “Hair: Interesting Medley.” This post summarizes top tips and few insights.

how to keep hair healthy

An average person sheds about 100 hair every day. Several factors such as lack of sleep, proper diet, infection, illness, and stress can cause more hair to fall out. Can hair loss be restored? What is a good hair care routine? How to establish the right and sustainable hair care routine? These questions apply equally to men and women and we discuss a simple solution in three steps. Let’s explore!

A simple haircare routine:

1) Cleansing- A gentle cleanser would remove dirt, grime, pollutants, and dead skin without changing scalp pH or stripping the natural oils. We suggest a pH-balanced, natural hair bath and rub the scalp gently to remove the dirt and depositions.

2) Moisturizing/conditioning-One expects hair tangling after a hair wash as some loss of hair’s natural oil. A hair conditioner would restore the vital oils, allow detangling of hair and promote shine. A natural, pH-balanced hair conditioner would restore the scalp and hair’s natural oils without altering the chemical balance.

3) Oil/Serum application- a combination of hair oils and serum restores the scalp’s natural balance. Hair oil and serum kept overnight followed by hair cleansing and conditioning work the best. One may warm up the oil with gentle rubbing on the palm of the hand and rub gently onto the scalp. Hair Nourisher is a gentle fusion of organic hair and scalp friendly oils.

Natural oils can help strengthen hair follicles and help fight against common causes of hair loss. The oils nourish the scalp and hair follicle and support the hair strand fight against environmental factors. Several oils are known for centuries to protect hair and promote hair growth.

bhringraj

Bhringraj (common name-false daisy, INCI name-Eclipta prostata) is a member of the sunflower family. Bhringraj is known for hair-friendly properties for centuries.

1) Bhringraj is rich in vitamin E, and higher specific gravity allowing for better contact with the scalp.
2) Reduces scalp itching by reducing dandruff and dry scalp.
3) Improves blood flow to the scalp and thus reduces hair loss and promotes hair growth. One research in 2008 reported significant hair growth and reduced time to hair growth by the direct application of Bhringraj. The results were superior to Minoxidil’s direct application, a medicine commonly used to treat hair loss.
4) Reduces split ends of hair and increases shine.
5) Washes away easily for quick hair cleansing.

In addition to the above scalp and hair care routine, the role of good sleep, diet, and stress reduction are vital. Changing one’s lifestyle to suit organic living promotes hair health. Diet has an important role in maintaining the good health of our hair and skin. You can read more about the diet in our recent post- Does diet affect my skin?

Quick Recap:

  • The pH of the scalp ranges from 3.5 to 5.0.
  • Effective hair care principles- Cleansing, Conditioning, and Moisturizing.
  • Use natural hair care products to minimize damage and delay greying of hair.
  • Eat healthily, sleep well, and work on reducing stress.

If you are interested in reading more about hair, its composition, benefits, facts on hair growth, hair health, hair color, and ways to optimize hair health, we encourage you to read our post- hair: interesting medley.

A simple skincare routine comprising organic skincare is featured on Saas Magazine is found here.

We hope that you found this post informative and useful. Feel free to share our blog with others. Use this link- https://kusumcosmetics.com/blog.

Disclaimer-This website and content, comment, writing, or authors/contributors/writers do not provide or suggest medical, legal, or professional advice, opinion, or service. The information shared on this website is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

How to keep hair healthy

how to keep hair healthy? 3 step solution.

How to keep hair healthy

How to keep hair healthy