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Female hair restoration: Hair such an important role in the lives of people. Apart from being a thread like an extension of the body which helps insulate the body and protect the head, hair also has an aesthetic value attached with it.

Hair constitutes a major part of our physical appearance. But beyond being a regular accessory, hair has been given a far greater significance. Hair plays a major role in defining the kind of person we are; our personality.

The different hairstyles we sport are manifestations of who we are. So generally, we can learn quite a bit from a person from their hairstyle. Apart from that, hair is largely introduced by cultural and religious factors. But most important of all, hair in many individuals has a huge psychological component attached to it.

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It is common that many people place their selfesteem on their looks, for such people their hair is what gives them their confidence. Take it away and one can easily notice the drop in their level of confidence. Long hair is generally accepted by many cultures to be a characteristic of women. This is generally prevalent among the Asian populace.

Hence the intensive research into traditional remedies for female hair restoration by Asians. But whether Asian or not, hair is an important asset of every individual and this article will explain, not only the traditional remedies for female  hair restoration, but also how and why hair loss occurs.

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How hair loss occurs?

Hair loss is generally due to interferences in the normal hair life cycle. Generally, hair undergoes an active stage and a resting stage, known as ‘telogen phase’. 60 to 70 percent of hair is generally in an active state of growth.

The remaining hair is in a state of rest. Hair in the telogen phase does not grow and this usually extends up to 3 months. After that, hair falls off and is replaced with new hair growing from hair follicles. This is the cycle undergone by each and every strand of hair. Hair falls is a natural and gradual process.

It becomes common and excessive during old age. But when it comes at a younger age and at an abnormal phase, it requires attention. Various factors influence the hair life cycle, thereby disrupting it and causing a greater proportion of hair to enter the telogen phase. This is followed by a greater proportion of hair falling off.

 This is known as Telogen effluvium and may even extend beyond the average of 3 months. Nevertheless, such a hair loss, is usually temporary but in chronic cases may even damage hair follicles and cause permanent hair loss.

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Why does hair loss occur?

Hair loss occurs due to the following causes:

1.    Genetics-Hair loss could be a condition inherited from parents via genotype.

2.    Stress-Stressful environment and trauma are important contributors to hair loss.

3.    Hormonal conditions-Hair loss is largely due imbalances of hormones in the body, which disrupts the hair life cycle.

4.    Medical conditions-Hair loss could also be a side effect caused by medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, and chronic lifethreatening diseases. Hair loss may also be the side effect of some medications and therapies, particularly in chemotherapy.

5.    Poor lifestyle choices and low nutrition diet-Our poor lifestyle choices are an important contributor to hair fall. Consuming a diet low in vitamins, minerals and proteins tend to weaken hair and cause hair to become weak, easily susceptible to breakage and hence fall off. Wearing headgear such as caps, hats, and helmets excessively and trying hair tightly tends to promote hair loss. Excessive use of chemical hair products may also cause hair loss.

6.    Exposure to excessive heat or radiation-When hair is exposed to excessive heat or radiation, it has a tendency to fall off. This may even result in permanent damage to hair follicles causing permanent baldness, especially in the case of radiation.

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How to treat hair loss?

Before we get into the natural remedies for female hair restoration, first we need to go through the preventive techniques that can help prevent hair loss. They are:

1.    Avoid tying hair in tight braids or ponytails.

2.    Avoid using hair dryers at high temperatures.

3.    Avoid styling hair while it is wet, as wet hair is more susceptible to breakage.

4.    Avoid excessive tension on hair while combing.

Remember that prevention is the first step towards a cure.

Natural Remedies

Below are some natural remedies to promote female hair restoration :

1.    Applying oil to hair regularly:

Applying oils such as coconut oil, jojoba oil, olive oil, and almond oil provides nutrition for hair, strengthens hair and ensures its growth. For the best results, apply oil on hair before going to bed and wash hair every next morning. One can even use shampoo to wash hair.

2.    Apple cider vinegar solution:

Apple cider vinegar has many curative properties. It is prepared by mixing apple cider vinegar concentrate with water. This gives Apple cider vinegar solution. The next step is to apply the solution on hair and its roots using a brush. This provides the best female hair restoration results when performed thrice a week.

3.    Dying with henna:

Henna is a natural hair dye that actually promotes hair growth, apart from giving it color.

4.    Aloe vera gel:

Apart from promoting hair growth, aloe vera gel when applied on hair also helps to prevent dandruff. Aloe vera gel can be applied daily, followed by hair wash. It gives amazing cooling effect to the head.

5.    Onion juice treatment:

Onion juice gives hair a gleam, apart from promoting hair growth and strengthening hair follicles. For the best results, apply it every day followed by hair wash.

6.    Applying lemon juice:

Like onion juice treatment, lemon juice also gives hair a nice gleam. Like aloe vera gel, it helps prevent dandruff. For the best hair growth results, it can be applied every day, followed by a hair wash. It is equally important that one mai

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