Why Scalp Health Is So Important
“Invest in your hair, it is the crown you never take off.”
Hello everyone, welcome, and thanks for stopping by! In this article, we discuss some ailments that affect hair and scalp such as dandruff, psoriasis, and hair loss, and we will recommend natural products and to help you have fantastic and healthy hair and scalp.
August is the HAIR LOSS AWARENESS MONTH! About 80 million Americans suffer from hair loss conditions, and this month is dedicated to prevention and the importance of talking more about a problem that plagues a large part of the population every day.
WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON SCALP AND HAIR AILMENTS?
Dandruff occurs as a flaking of dead skin that detaches from the scalp and occurs mainly in adulthood. There are two types of dandruff, dry or oily. Dry dandruff is mainly caused by aggressive or unsuitable products for the type of hair and the hardness of the water; oily dandruff is caused by excess sebum and the excessive proliferation of a yeast called Malassenzia furfur.
HOW TO FIGHT IT
To treat dandruff and prevent its appearance, it is good practice to use targeted, delicate and natural products; avoid hairstyles that can make the hair more fragile; avoid too high hairdryer temperatures and lead a healthy lifestyle, introducing vitamins and minerals in nutrition. Shikaki Powder is specifically great for fighting dandruff.
Scalp psoriasis is defined as a chronic inflammatory disease, often caused by a low immune system and genetics. It occurs with thickening of the skin, covered with whitish scales and characterized by annoying itching.
HOW TO FIGHT IT
Being a chronic disease, you must contact your doctor for adequate treatment, which must be supplemented utilizing delicate and specific products that use gentle and natural ingredients like tea tree or rosemary oil, and a diet free of sugars and fats.
LOSS OF HAIR
We lose an average of 50 to 100 hairs every day, with more loss in the autumn months. This physiological loss can worsen and become a serious problem due to environmental factors, stress, poor diet, unhealthy lifestyle, hormonal problems and vitamin deficiency.
HOW TO FIGHT IT
Use products that help purify the scalp and make it healthy so that the hair follicles grow strong. A skin massage performed every day certainly helps to strengthen the scalp. Having a healthy lifestyle and getting rid of stress is also essential for healthy and strong hair.
INGREDIENTS FOR A HEALTHY SCALP
Shikaki powder, also called “fruit for the hair”, is a plant used in Ayurveda, the traditional holistic medicine originated in India more than 3,000 years ago. The powder is obtained from the bark of the plant and has cleansing and foaming properties. Rich in vitamins A, C, D, E and K, Shikaki powder helps to cleanse the scalp gently, regulate sebum production, preventing and helping to fight eczema, dandruff, and psoriasis.
Its healing virtues also help to make the hair healthy, stimulate the roots for strong and healthy growth. Due to its non-aggressive action, it is suitable for oily hair and scalp, with a tendency to the appearance of dandruff, but also for the most sensitive scalps.
Tea Tree, obtained by steam distillation from the leaves of Malaleuca alternifolia. Tea Tree oil has antibacterial, antiinflammatory, soothing, purifying and refreshing properties. Precisely for this reason, it is a fundamental ingredient for improving the health of skin and hair.
Jojoba oil is obtained by cold pressing the seeds of a shrub called Simmodsia Chinensis. Famous for its nourishing and protective properties of the hair, it helps to make it shiny and strong. Rich in vitamins, it gives softness and helps prevent breakages and split ends.
Rosemary essential oil, an excellent invigorating for the scalp! Helps stimulate circulation, heal irritation and inflammation and stimulate natural hair growth.
Our Restore Shampoo and Conditioner Bars actually include all of these natural and gentle ingredients, formulated to ensure a healthy scalp and beautiful strong hair. They are biodegradable, compostable and ecological products and a portion of the proceeds support the preservation of bees, essential for the ecosystem. Just run the bar under water, let it foam up between yours hands and rub the suds in your hair or just rub the bar directly onto your hair.
Stay healthy and tackle those hair loss issues at the core! We are here to support you in any ways we can.