- What is Hair Breakage?
- What are the causes?
- Types of breakage.
- How to prevent or stop hair breakage.
- Can a broken hair grow back?
- Treatment for hair breakage.
What Is Hair Breakage?
Hair Breakage happens when an internal integument with protruding scales that keeps your hair tufts or scales together falls apart and gets seperated, it damages the hair and also with dryness of the hair.
Below are some common causes of hair breakage:
Over Brushing: When you brush the hair too much, it causes hair to break. You don’t have to brush your hair as many times as you think, so it doesn’t cause breakage.
Products And Accessories: Products such as shampoo, condition, hair oil can also cause breakage of the hair. Some products people use for relaxing, colouring and styling the hair can make the hair weak, we should avoid the use of harsh and alkaline shampoo and other products so it doesn’t cause breakage.
Hair Drying With Towels: Using wet towel to rub the hair can cause breakage because wet hair breaks more easily than dry hair. When you want to dry your hair using towel, try wrapping the towel around your hair to avoid the moisture or letting it dry naturally.
Diet: Nutrition is very important for healthy hair. Deficiency in firmly relied nutrients can weaken the hair, make it dry and also lead to hair loss. It is essential to have a balanced diet that contains: vitamin D, iron, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, zinc.
Tight Hairstyles: When you engage in tight hairstyles or using elastic bands to tie your hair up, it can lead to breaking. Hairstyles such as cornrows, buns, braids that is usually tight, if you engage in in regularly it may lead to loss of hair called traction alopecia.
Signs of Hair Breakage
Dull Hair Color: When your hair starts looking dull and loses its shine that’s because the integument of the hair shaft is damaged.
Dry Hair: When your hair is always dry even after you apply hair cream and moisturize it, it is most likely to be damaged.
Tangled Hair: When your hair is usually dry and lacks smoothness and when you moisturize it, it gets tangled easily then your hair is damaged.
Rough Texture: When you hold your hair upside down, and put your fingers through it, observe it thoroughly then if your hair feels rough to your finger it is damaged.
Excess of Breakage: When your ha.ir starts breaking, or easily breaks when you run your fingers through it or comb it, then your hair is damaged.
How To Prevent Or Stop Hair From Breaking
- Allow your hair to dry naturally when possible.
- Wash, moisturize, condition your hair daily and be very gentle.
- Avoid tight hairstyles.
- Ensure that all weaves and extensions are lights so they dont pull on the scalp.
- A swimmer’s shampoo and conditioner is advisable after going to a pool.
Can A Broken Hair Grow Back?
It depends but it is possible for a broken damaged hair to grow back. This will help you grow your broken hair back:
- Cut your looses.
- Eat healthy diet.
- Avoid over washing and towel drying of the hair.
- Avoid certain and tight hair styles.
- Use a good treatment.
- Consider Hair Steaming.
Treatments For Hair Treatments
- Nexxus Shampoo and Conditioner.
- Playa Natural Hair Care
- Shu uemura Art of Hair
- Keratin repair.
- Matrix Hair care
- Viva naturals organic.
- Pantene Hair Product.
- Cantu Hair Product.