Treatment of Hairs problems
10.4 Myths About Hair:
Myth: Frequent haircuts cause hair to grow back faster and thick.
Fact: False. Hair grows about a half inch every month- regardless of what you use to cut them. Hair does not grow back thicker, darker or coarser.
Myth: Dandruff is due to dryness of the skin.
Fact:False. Dandruff is result of rapid turnover of cells, so more dead cells are shed from the surface. Generally, dandruff is seen in areas where the grease glands of the skin are most active, and the skin not usually dry.
Myth: Wearing tight braids, ponytails or buns causes baldness.
Fact:True. Traction alopecia is a very real hair loss condition that may result from wearing tight ponytails, cornrows or buns over an extended period time.
Myth: Washing your hair everyday strips out the nutrients.
Fact:False. Washing your hair everyday with quality shampoo keep it clean without disturbing pH of the skin. So it leaves the hair healthy and shiny.
Myth: Dieting can lead to hair loss.
Fact: False. Self-dieting i.e. without doctor's or dietician's guidance can cause hair loss. The purpose of dieting is to prevent you from over consumption or imbalanced eating. It's not against nutrition.
Myth: Hair becomes weak due to over use to shampoo or styling products.
Fact: False. Styling products can build up and alter the effectiveness of your regular shampoo and conditioner. Water supply where you live, as well as colouring or perming treatment can cause your hair to behave inconsistently. To wash out residue, use a clarifying treatment once every two weeks.
Myth: A sunburn on the scalp can lead to hair fall.
Fact: True. Severe sun burn on head or a series of burns occur secondary to non-protection and damage hair follicle. So protect your scalp from over exposure to sunlight.