Often, we expect men to go bald or have thinning hair as they age, but women are often shocked and embarrassed to find the same happening to them. Because so much of a woman’s identity comes from her hair, women often look for hair regrowth programs. You can find a lot of options and online advertising, but many of them have found to be ineffective or incredibly overpriced. Because of this, we recommend starting your own hair regrowth program for women. Here’s how.
Hair Regrowth Programs that work
For hair loss or thinning, there is often multiple causes and therefore multiple resolutions. Don’t attempt to just find one solution and throw everything you have into that; try putting your eggs in different baskets. Here are a few things you should try:
Minoxidil: This is a product, most commonly referred to as Rogaine, which helps stimulate hair follicles to create growth. Make sure to pick up some 2% solution and try it out for at least 4 to 6 months.
Laser Hair Therapy
You may have heard of laser hair removal. But did you know that there are low light lasers that actually stimulate hair growth? Look into this at local salons or even in handheld home versions that you can use daily.
The Right Shampoo
There are many, many reviews out there for recommended shampoo that can prevent and reverse hair loss. It’s recommended that you at least give up shampoo with high sulfates and parabens, as these can agitate your scalp and cause damage. Don’t be afraid to try a few hair growth shampoos out; you might have to try a few before you find your favorite.
You know how prenatal vitamins help pregnant women’s hair and nails grow? There are plenty of supplements out there that combine some of the same vitamins and minerals that can help you grow your hair or reverse hair loss. Make sure you find a supplement that has Niacin, Biotin, Zinc, vitamins A, B, and C, boosts collagen, and supports amino acid metabolism.
The real clincher for most women on a path to regenerate hair growth is eating a proper, balanced diet. We often underestimate the power that food has over our bodies. Simply introducing more fruits and veggies, less red meat (especially for women). As well as fats like avocado, nuts, and fish can help hair grow faster and healthier than ever before. It’s also important to drink more water, as our bodies contain 80% dehydration is shown in our hair. You can even use healthy foods directly on your hair to really get the vitamins and nutrients your hair needs!
Visit a Hair Loss Specialist or Dermatologist
If you feel like you’ve tried everything in this do it yourself program and you’re still not seeing results, you should go see a specialist. If you see a hair loss specialist, they may recommend hair implants (or plugs), or may provide over-the-counter medicines to help balance out hormones, thyroid, etc. Knowing the state of your health and options that can be medically provided can be the best hair regrowth program out there.