10 Effective Ways to Reduce and Stop Hair LossHere are 10 things you can do to slow, stop, or even reverse the hair loss from happening.
Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!It doesn’t matter your age or gender – all of us want to keep a nice, healthy, thick head of hair. If that ideal seems to be slipping from your grasp, you’re not alone. Many people struggle with hair loss due to genetics, age, habits, and more. Luckily, there are many things you can do to slow, stop, or even reverse this from happening. Read on to learn our top ten tips to do just that. 1. Ditch the HeatIf you’re someone who constantly uses heat tools or will only take a shower if the water is the equivalent of lava, you might want to think again. Repeated exposure to high heat is only bound to hurt your hair, causing it to become brittle and break. One of the best ways to reduce (or even stop!) hair loss is to avoid this. Try to embrace more natural hair styles, air/towel dry your hair, use heat protectant sprays, and cool it on the hot showers for a healthier head of hair. 2. Look at Your DietOur diet affects practically everything about our bodies and that includes our hair. If you’re constantly seeing your strands fall or are seeing the dull lifelessness that is often a precursor to it, check in with yourself and see if you’re eating the right things. Since hair is mostly made of protein called keratin, ensure you’re getting the amino acids you need for a healthy mane. This means you need to eat plenty of high-quality lean meats and fish! Don’t forget to include plenty of leafy greens, nuts, beans, and fruits as well. Proper vitamins and minerals are essential to keeping your hair where it belongs. 3. Go Easy on the BleachNo one would blame you for wanting a little color in your life, but you have to be careful with how often you’re chemically altering your hair. Bleaching and lightening can cause major damage to your hair shaft, leading to serious breakage and texture issues. Chemically straightening your hair or perming it also has similar problems as you are actually breaking and rearranging the bonds in your hair. With that in mind, limit how often your hair undergoes any chemical treatments and don’t do any double or triple processing – especially by yourself! Always try to go to a professional and use plenty of deep conditioning treatments to restore some of the strength and shine you’re stripping away. 4. Embrace Scalp MassagesYes, a good scalp massage feels great, but did you know that it could actually be the answer to your thinning woes? Well, it is. Regular massages are great at improving circulation, which allows your hair follicles to receive all the blood, oxygen, and nutrients they need to promote a healthier head of hair. Luckily, it’s easy to incorporate this. Next time you’re in the shower, devote a few minutes to rubbing your scalp in small, circular motions to de-stress and potentially stop and/or reverse hair loss. 5. Try Hot Oil TreatmentsSometimes hair loss can be chalked up to something as simple as a moisture deficiency. One great way to moisturize your hair and scalp is hot oil treatments! It may not be the miracle cure that social media tends to perpetuate, but creating a hair mask with oils like coconut or argan oil can ultimately increase your hair strength, reduce dryness, promote blood flow, tame frizziness and dandruff, improve shine, and potentially even help regrow hair. For best results, apply your choice of warmed oil to freshly washed hair and let it sit for 20 minutes before rinsing with cool water.6. Be Gentle with Your HairIt seems obvious, but it’s something few people really think about on a day to day basis. If you’re dealing with any kind of hair woes, you should be gentle with your hair. That doesn’t just mean to avoid the heavy bleaching and heat. It also means you should be careful when drying, styling, brushing, and touching. Treating your hair roughly by vigorous towel drying or constantly tugging on it when stressed is a surefire way to lose more of your hair. Instead, opt for patting it dry rather than rubbing, using gentler hair products, and avoiding over-brushing. Your hair will thank you.7. Try OTC RemediesSimple fixes can make a huge difference in the quality and amount of your hair, but sometimes you need something a little bit more aggressive. Why not try out some over-the-counter fixes? There’s a wide variety of hair loss-oriented shampoos, conditioners, and masks that could prove beneficial to you. Of course, you can also always give Minoxodil (better known as Rogaine) a try! By and large, this drug works for more people than it doesn’t, helping to not only stop hair loss but also regrow your strands. Just keep in mind, that it can be accompanied with side effects such as scalp irritation, acne, and in rare cases, vision problems and irregular heartbeats. It is also extremely toxic to cats, so use with caution!8. Reduce StressStress creates drastic chain reactions to the chemicals in our bodies and can influence everything from our metabolism to our sleep to our hormone levels and beyond. It can also impact the quality of our hair and even lead to hair loss and patchiness is severe cases. For your hair health and your overall health alike, try your best to reduce chronic stress. Some great ways to do this can include exercise, meditation, and journaling. If those aren’t your cup of tea, don’t worry. Just try to find some kind of activity that can help you relax and de-stress. 9. Stay HydratedWe are made primarily of water, so it only makes sense that most of our body processes require adequate hydration. Hair growth is also partially bound up in this, so pay close attention to how much water you’re drinking. If you’re dehydrated, your hair might be more easily breakable leading to preventable loss. To keep that from happening, keep water close to you whenever possible and take frequent sips. The eight glass rule isn’t actually accurate, so check in with how your body feels to know if you’re getting enough. 10. Reach Out to a DoctorIf you suspect your hair loss is caused by something deeper than diet, stress, etc., it’s worth reaching out to a trusted doctor. Any number of conditions serious and not can create hair problems and a professional can help address this. In addition to solving the root problem, they might also be willing to prescribe Finasteride, which is a medication that can slow loss and promote healthy hair regrowth. Make sure to discuss side effects with your doctor prior to taking it, though. – Have thoughts about our article? 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Jan. 10, 2020
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are pore bubbling masks worth it? 🧼🛁💬
since COVID has started, I know many people are on new (or refining old) skincare journeys and I’ve recently been experiencing some dryness/dehydrating as the winter rolls around, which also aggravates my already oily skin. I’ve worked in the beauty industry for a while and also was formerly an esthetician, so I can get picky with skincare and ingredients. ‼️for reference, my skin type is: combo (oily/dehydrated), formerly acneic, hyperpigmentation prone, and sensitive 🔬I’ve used Dr. Jart in the past and love that it’s a Korean, science-backed brand so I was stoked to try this Porecting Solution Mask! this mask promises fresh, clear glowing skin that deeply cleanses and purifies pores. the mask contains charcoal and saponine, which creates the bubbling effect you see in the above photo. this product does not contain sulfates, paragons, are phthalates. 🛁when I first took it out of its package, I thought there were *two* masks per package instead of one, but if you read the instructions, there’s actually a “mask film” on the actual mask itself that you’re supposed to remove, so make sure to do that! the actual mask is thick and full of product while the mask film is thinner and lighter in color. the directions also give you a tip to massage the mask to release the bubbling/foaming effect - I did this mask with my mom at the same time in separate rooms and she totally didn’t read the instructions so her mask didn’t bubble at all, so I would suggest to definitely massage the mask. 💬I left it on for 20 minutes and it continued to bubble about 5-10 minutes in, then stopped bubbling. you can hear the bubbles pop as the mask sits on your face, which is kinda weird but cool. the mask didn’t slip off AT ALL which is also a huge, even when I put a sweatshirt on over my head. after taking it off, the serum took about another 10 minutes to soak into my skin and my face felt super smooth and my pores looked tighter and more clean. I have a few sebaceous filaments on my nose that I sometimes pick at and as I was rubbing the serum into my skin, I saw that some of the sebaceous filaments on my nose were sloughing off (which is gross, but speaks to how well the product worked)! overall, I would definitely recommend and use this again! if you have oily skin or otherwise clogged pores, sebaceous filaments, blackheads, etc. I would suggest this for you. even if you have dry/normal skin, this would be a good option since my skin didn’t feel dried out at all afterward, even in my dry spell now, and felt rather hydrated and plump. five stars! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
HOW TO ROUND 2: EASIEST INTENSE WING LINER
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resolve to rock a red lip and worry less 💋
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The best workout hairstyle!
Hairstyles for the gym don’t have to be cute - but it’s nice when they are!! Here is a SUPER easy Dutch braid into a bun - perfect for the gym when you don’t want your hair getting in your face when you’re moving around! Begin with the Dutch braid which is a 3 strand braid taking pieces from either side of your head, UNDER the middle strand of hair. Then fluff it out by pulling on the braid strands and then take all of that and put into a half bun, wrap the extra hair and you’re done!!! Literally so easy yall and SO STINKING CUTE!! Xo, Johanna
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