How To Get Thicker Hair – And Maintain It
Three things you can do to reduce the risk of fall-out.
How to get thick hair
Did you know that around 40% of women will show signs of noticeable hair loss by the time they turn 50? The reasons can range from vitamin deficiencies and restrictive diets, to overprocessing and even how you wear your hair. The good news is, there are lots of things you can do to reduce the risk of fall-out. Here are our top three:


Diet And Supplements

One of the easiest ways to thicken hair is through diet and supplements. Restricted eating, low-calorie diets and extended periods of fasting can accelerate hair loss, and even a small vitamin deficiency can lead to shedding. If you’re particularly concerned, you should ask your doctor for a blood test. Otherwise, it’s best to look for multivitamins packed with keratin, the amino acid L-lysine, iron and vitamins B12 and D3. All of these help contribute to your hair’s thickness. Try Hair Boost from Vital Proteins, Manetabolism Plus Healthy Hair Vitamin from The Mane Choice, or the award-winning Hair Growth Supplement from Viviscal.


The Right Shampoo

When it comes to shampoo, if you have thinner hair, you may need to evict sulfates from your shower. Sulfates might provide that lovely lather, and they are highly effective at eliminating dirt and grime, but they’re essentially detergents. As a result, they can strip your hair of natural oils, leading to fall-out. Look for thickening shampoos that offer nourishing treatment for the hair, while lifting excess oil and product from hair shafts to stop it from being weighed down. We particularly like NatureLab. Tokyo Perfect Volume Shampoo, Alterna Caviar Anti-Aging Replenishing Moisture Shampoo, and MoroccanOil Extra Volume Shampoo.


Thick Hair Starts At The Scalp

To maintain hair thickness in the long term, you should pay particular attention to the scalp, cleaning it every two to three days and using a good scalp oil or serum. Think of scalp care as an extension of your daily skincare regimen: for it to produce good-quality hair, you want to ensure it’s balanced, clean, hydrated and protected. Try Hairburst’s Multi-Active Scalp Serum, Grow Gorgeous Hair Growth Serum and Philip Kingsley’s Density Preserving Scalp Drops.


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