Our hair is rightly called the crowning glory. All of us want to have lovely, long and beautiful hair which enhances our beauty. But alas, most of us have to face hair loss problems which may be due to some internal health conditions like some serious illness or strong medications or some external reasons, that is dandruff or any inflammation of the scalp. We try out different ways and means to prevent hair loss .
One of the best ways to fight hair loss is with the help of vitamin E. Though there is no sure remedy to this problem yet the problem can be treated with vitamin E rich diet or by using oils and supplements or products that have vitamin E in it. By using vitamin E enriched hair care products we can get a healthy scalp ,thereby ensuring healthy hair growth too.
Vitamin E benefits
Increase blood circulation
Vitamin E helps in good circulation of blood to the scalp, whereby the follicles are properly nourished, and the hair become stronger and healthier. Thus a good hair and scalp massage with vitamin E enriched oil if followed regularly can prevent hair loss and help in re-growth of hair.
Remove hair problem
Balances pH level of the scalp and checks oil secretion which sometimes aggravates hair fall problem. Excessive oil secretion in a dry scalp can clog hair follicles which causes irritation, itching and leads to dandruff and hair falls. Vitamin E treatment brings about a balance by soothing and moisturizing the scalp and thus maintaining the right pH balance.
Repair damaged hair
Vitamin E has antioxidant properties which safeguards the scalp and hair from harmful effects of the free radicals. It also helps avoid damage of follicles and stops hair from splitting and breaking.
Vitamin E act as conditioner
Vitamin E also acts as a good conditioner by sealing in moisture in the hair, helps avoid dryness thereby making the hair smooth, healthy and strong.
Ways of using vitamin E
- Eating vitamin E rich food is one of the easiest ways to get proper amount of this vitamin which can help in the process of hair care. Green leafy vegetables, nuts and oils are a good source of vitamin E. Vitamin E capsules and tablets are readily available in the market and is a good alternative too. But it is advisable to consult a doctor before taking any medicinal form of the vitamin.
- Using shampoos that have vitamin E in it and which do not contain harsh chemicals like sulfates or parables. These shampoos are much milder and helps retain the natural oils in the scalp and the hair.
- Applying oil mixed with vitamin E capsules, massaging the scalp, leaving it on for at least 30 minutes before washing off with a mild shampoo.