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Why does my hair always get greasy?

Why does my hair always get greasy?

Skin oil: Each hair follicle has oil glands that secrete sebum which gets onto the hair. Sebum is a rather oily/greasy substance and is the cause. Also, if you don't shampoo regularly enough this oil along with simple dirt and debris from the day can collect on the hair and make it feel oily/greasy. ...Read more

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Why does my hair get greasy after a day of washing it? Could it be my thyriod its borederline or hormones?

Why does my hair get greasy after a day of washing it? Could it be my thyriod its borederline or hormones?

Grease is normal: The question of why you might have greasy hair is very difficult to answer without actually seeing the patient. All scalps have oil glands and they make oil. So depending on your age group you have oil which is genetically determined. Basically this means that you have to use a de-oiling shampoo and wash more frequently. ...Read more

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This greasy sweat coming from my hair and my mom said it was my scalp. How do I get rid of that disgusting smell?

This greasy sweat coming from my hair and my mom said it was my scalp. How do I get rid of that disgusting smell?

Oily Hair/Oily Scalp: Oily skin and hair are a common problem. There are many shampoos designed to reduce the oils in the hair. These products contain chemicals the effectively remove the oils. Unfortunately, the scalp makes the oils again, and in some quickly, and the oil returns. Washing the hair at least once daily will help too. Do not use hair products that contain oils or are greasy as this will make things worse. ...Read more

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Why does hair get damaged?

Damaged hair: Heat styling is a leading cause in damaged hair. Heat cracks hair's cuticle and withdraws moisture-- leaving hair dry and brittle. Below is a list of heat styling tools which damage hair and some tips to prevent heat damage. Heat styling tools which damage hair:hair dryers, hot rollers, curling irons, flat irons. ...Read more

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How I can get longer hairs?

How I can get longer hairs?

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