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What is good hair care?

What is good hair care?

Be gentle: Avoid over-washing your hair. Don't apply shampoo directly to the roots. Distribute conditioner evenly through your hair. Avoid using hot tools (hair dryer, flat iron) every day. Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week. Do not comb or twist wet hair. Massage in warm olive oil or coconut oil and leave for 30-40 minutes before washing. Always use lukewarm (not hot) to wash your hair. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


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Hi sir I have a hair fall problem give me some medication or tell me about perfect diet for hair care?

Hi sir I have a hair fall problem give me some medication or tell me about perfect diet for hair care?

Hair care: Avoid over-washing your hair. Don't apply shampoo directly to the roots. Distribute conditioner evenly through your hair. Avoid using hot tools (hair dryer, flat iron) every day. Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week. Do not comb or twist wet hair. Massage in warm olive oil or coconut oil and leave for 30-40 minutes before washing. Always use lukewarm (not hot) to wash your hair. ...Read more

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Any tips on how to handle hair care after a neck injury?

Any tips on how to handle hair care after a neck injury?

With a neck brace?: If the neck brace is the problem then waterproofing it for shower use can be a solution. Otherwise a wash bowl, sponge, and some assistance could be your answer. ...Read more

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Hair care from rough/hard water.... ? Which shampoo ir hair conditioner will be best and for skin care too

Hair care from rough/hard water....  ? Which shampoo ir hair conditioner will be best and for skin care too

Be gentle: Avoid over-washing your hair. Don't apply shampoo directly to the roots. Distribute conditioner evenly through your hair. Avoid using hot tools (hair dryer, flat iron) every day. Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week. Do not comb or twist wet hair. Massage in warm olive oil or coconut oil and leave for 30-40 minutes before washing. Always use lukewarm (not hot) to wash your hair. ...Read more

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Can you tell me natural hair care and hair type?

Can you tell me natural hair care and hair type?

Healthy hair: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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I have a healthy hair care routine. But i still suffer from dandruff. I have heard that wearing a helmet causes it.Tried many shampoos but its no help?

I have a healthy hair care routine. But i still suffer from dandruff. I have heard that wearing a helmet causes it.Tried many shampoos but its no help?

Dandruff treatment: Flaking of the scalp is most common caused by seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. If over the counter shampoos that contain tar, selenium sulfide, or salicylic acid do not help, dandruff may be severe enough to require prescription medications to reduce inflammation and scaling. Please see your dermatologist for treatment. Wearing a helmet usually does not worsen dandruff. ...Read more

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Localized mildly itchy area on very top of scalp for past week. No redness, no inflammation, no flaking. What could it be? No changes in hair care.

Localized mildly itchy area on very top of scalp for past week. No redness, no inflammation, no flaking. What could it be? No changes in hair care.

Sounds treatable: Try otc use of selsun blue. Sometimes we have minimal-symptom fungal infections of the scalp that can present like this. If this does the trick, keep using it for another week beyond resolvement, and for any flare-ups. If it doesn't work, call your doctor for an appointment for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Which are the best option for treating hair loss homeopath, Ayurveda or english medicines?

Which are the best option for treating hair loss homeopath, Ayurveda or english medicines?

It depends: Treatment depends what's causing the hair loss. If genetic male pattern hair loss, results may be poor although some benefit from minoxidil, etc ; hair transplants. If from hypothyroidism, hair growth may recover gradually as thyroid balance recovers. Homeopathy is not intended as a direct treatment for hair loss, but does strengthen a person's natural vitality -- and can help alopecia areata. ...Read more

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Is the Ayurvedic treatment of thanaka and Kasuma oil a safe procedure for permanent hair removal?

Is the Ayurvedic treatment of thanaka and Kasuma oil a safe procedure for permanent hair removal?

Used in Burma: It is claimed to remove unwanted hair permanently and is used by women and some men in Burma I can not find any study done for it's safety or effectiveness .But they claim there are no side effect Sorry we do not have too much scientific information about this. But it sounds too good to be true that it removes unwanted hai permanently and no side effects ...Read more