Help! Stop Hair Graying | Premature Grey Hair
So how are you all finding the “HELP!” series? I hope these are helping you out with the various beauty issues. Today I am here to give my inputs in this series on a very common beauty issue.
Multiple Readers’ Query: Help! Stop Premature Hair Graying
Hair graying is a natural process that everybody comes across and is not completely avoidable. But what bothers many people is premature hair graying.
Poor lifestyles, stress and the polluted environment are the most common reasons that are responsible for premature graying. However, at times genetic reasons too are responsible for premature gray hair. When looking for cures to treat premature grey hair, the first thing that you must do is to find out its reason. If you have genetic reasons, then probably there is no way to avoid gray hair and you must try to cover gray hair strands with the help of a good reputed hair color.
Also a proper diet intake and regular exercises may helping is reversing gray hair. Yes you read it right, no matter what the reason be, but if you are lucky enough you can actually reverse gray hair by watching your lifestyle & diet and including a proper exercise routine. Though gray hair reversal is not a common thing to be seen, but any way if not the reversal you can at least try and stop or delay further hair graying.
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Below are few tips that may help in reversing premature hair graying.
Use Gray Hair Shampoo.
Use of specialized shampoo for gray hair helps a lot. Try using emu oil shampoo is suggested as it is rich with omega 3’s and nutrition that helps to deal with gray hair issues. This shampoo additionally helps in dealing with dry hair too.
Involve Essential Vitamins & Omegas In Diet
Include lots of foods with vitamin B12, Folic Acid, and Omega 3 in your diet. These are effective in fighting against graying hair. You can also take them as supplements. These hair vitamins work for so many different hair related problems and at the same time boost hair growth. The Omega 3 will help your hair grow stronger, Vitamin B12 helps retain your hair’s original color and Vitamin B supplement is also a good stress reliever.
Avoid Devitalizing Foods, Aerated Drinks etc
Devitalizing foods such as white flour, refined sugar and all products made from them such as pastries, jams, jellies and aerated drinks should be avoided. These foods cut down energy levels, cause wrinkles and premature grey hair.
Stress is one common reason for premature grey hair. Try and live a relaxed life and avoid stress. Yoga and early morning walk sessions help a lot. You can also try meditating.
Quit Smoking/Alcohol & Do Exercise
Smoking and Alcohol are bad for your overall health and is often a cause for premature grey hair, so avoid these, infact say goodbye to these. Do plenty of exercise and eat a well-balanced diet with plenty of anti-oxidant loaded vegetables and fruits.
Along with exercise and diet be sure to get adequate sleep, a sound sleep of 7-8 hours is great. Take time during the day to simply unwind and get your mind off your problems, a short power nap of 20 minutes will do this for you.
These tips can help is reversing grey hair, but as we always prevention is better than cure, so here I am to share with you all few remedies to prevent premature grey hair. These remedies are also known for reversing grey hair.
Indian gooseberry, also known as amla, is one of the best home remedies for treating grey hair. Rich in vitamin C and anti-oxidants, it has anti-ageing benefits. Including amla in your diet will not only help keep your strands healthy, but prevent from graying. You can also use amla paste on your scalp. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and wash your hair with normal water.
Curry Leaves & Coconut Oil
A perfect remedy for premature graying of hair is including curry leaves in your diet. This will bring back lost pigment to your hair.
Boil a handful of fresh curry leaves in coconut oil for about 5-7 minutes. Strain the oil and allow it to cool down. Massage your scalp with this oil and leave it for half an hour or if possible leave overnight. Wash off next morning with a mild shampoo.
Black tea is well known for treating premature graying of hair. All you need to do is to simply boil tea leaves and cool it down. Strain the tea water and apply it on the scalp and leave it for an hour. Rinse with cold water.
These were some must follow tips when aiming to deal with premature graying of hair.
Do you have more tips to share for reversing grey hair?
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