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Video: Seasonal Hair Loss: How To Avoid It This Fall?
We all love fall, but there is one phenomenon that bothers us and sometimes makes us panic. We are talking in particular about seasonal and, in particular, fall hair loss. It doesn't matter if it's a minor or significant loss, it's not at all pleasant. So why does long hair mess around after the summer days are over? Should we be worried? And what are the right gestures to help the mane pass the course of this season?
Top tips for treating seasonal hair loss at the root
As the fall season arrives, just as the leaves quickly peel off the trees, most women's hair falls out with alarming frequency! However, there is no reason to panic! If your brush is receiving more hair than usual, it does not necessarily mean that you are suffering from alopecia areata or baldness. It's probably fall's fault. How do we explain it? Well, while in summer the sun's rays increase the secretion of hormones, which stimulate hair growth, in autumn the bulbs again enter a phase of rest and then lead to a more abundant fall. In other words, your mane goes to sleep and therefore loses some of its strength.
Note: you just have to prevent this period from getting too long. According to experts, hair loss does not normally last more than 6 weeks. Once this time has passed, please consult a dermatologist.
To keep beautiful hair before winter, go short
Both for your look and for your hair health, the short haircut has many benefits. In vogue since the 1960s, it marks a real turning point in the capillary emancipation of women by offering several varied styles. Boyish cut, pixie cut or ultra short bob… you are spoiled for choice! So, why not opt for an XS layered cut to gently shed the hair during the fall months? Combined with one of Schwarzkopf's professional products, the short haircut will instantly make you want to say "Goodbye!" »Lengths dried up by summer.
Anti-hair loss foods to add to the fall menu
Believe it or not, hair health has to be on your plate! But just before you go for the food supplements, which are so unnecessary and harmful to the brain, why not consider adding some good foods rich in B vitamins, sulfur amino acids and trace elements to your daily menu? So bet on bananas, eggs, mushrooms and prunes which are extremely rich in vitamins. As for sulfur-containing amino acids, participating in the formation of keratin, you will find them in seafood, fish, certain cheeses and certain meats, such as chicken. Finally, don't forget the iron! Present in almonds, lentils and egg yolks, it contributes significantly to good hair nutrition.
Update on regular washing and oil-based nutrition
Even if going in the shower is a real ordeal for women who lose their hair in quantity, space out the shampoos - with the excess fat and pollution that this implies for the scalp - should be avoided! What's more, dermatologists advise not to be afraid to wash your hair! In other words, it is important to continue nourishing the hair by washing it with mild, sulfate-free shampoos and rinsing it with lukewarm water regularly. You can also apply a hair treatment based on essential or vegetable oils to boost the density of keratin. Hair loss masks made from vegetable oil, banana and avocado are also suitable.
Scalp massages are essential
To boost regrowth and stimulate circulation to the scalp while strengthening it, massages are famous. Indeed, many are already hairdressing salons who no longer hesitate to devote ten minutes to scalp massage. What's more, the latter is just as beneficial as traditional massage. So, do not delay and find its beneficial effects!
No more frequent straightening and straightening
To alleviate the problem in question, it is also recommended to avoid tearing your hair. Although it seems logical, the actions you normally do on a daily basis further accelerate the fall. Bleaching, straightening of frizzy hair or Japanese straightening done too frequently on fine and fragile hair … autumnal hair rest is therefore well deserved! Basically, there's no point in panicking yourself!