How common is hair loss in women? It turns out hair thinning and balding affects 40 percent of American women. Typically, adults shed anywhere from 50 to 100 strands a day. However, factors like age, prescription medications, genetics, and stress can multiply shedding and hair loss. For women specifically, hair loss can also happen due to postpartum pregnancy. Many women don’t even realize how easy it is to accumulate lousy hair habits that adversely affect healthy hair.
You stand on the edge of a cliff. The salty sea air whips through your hair, making it fly like the tendrils of a battle flag. You are sleek. You are majestic. You are fierce.
That’s the idea, anyway.
There are many factors that influence the health of your hair, from age and genetics to nutrition deficiencies and more. Just about everyone wants to have a healthy head of hair, but the good news is that even if you’re predisposed to hair loss – something that affects around 50% of women and 65% of men by the age of 60 – or you suffer from locks that are brittle and lack luster, there are certain foods that can help.
Growing a fine head full of healthy hair is a quest as old as the hills. Everyone knows a full head of healthy hair speaks well of its owner. “Only the healthiest, calmest and most beautiful people inside could sport such a head of hair on the outside,” is the common perception.
When it comes to beauty or hair maintenance, we are ready to do anything without giving a second thought whether it will be useful or harmful for our skin or hair. We usually see women following old wives tales to overcome their beauty or hair related problems. Here we are going to chase away some old hair and beauty myths that we need to stop believing.