SKIN & HAIR

6 Effective Home Remedies to Avoid Hair Fall During Monsoon

Use hibiscus and aloe vera shampoos to cleanse your hair

Oil your scalp regularly with castor and coconut oil

Eat a well-balanced wholesome diet loaded with nutritious food

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Bajaj Finserv Health
July 17th, 2021
5 mins read

Hair fall during monsoon is becoming increasingly common. The humidity caused by monsoons leaves your hair dry and brittle, accounting for the hair loss problem. The main reason for hair fall in monsoon is the presence of environmental pollutants. They weaken the scalp by causing fungal infections that eventually lead to hair loss. However, by using simple hair loss remedies, you can address hair fall with ease.

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These home remedies include oil massages or diet suggestions that can be part of your daily routine for hair loss control. So, read on to see the top tips to control hair fall and say goodbye to hair loss!

6 effective ways to prevent hair loss in the monsoon season

Cleanse your scalp with a mild shampoo

It is important to wash your scalp with mild shampoos as harsh chemicals make your hair drier during the monsoons. Gently massage your scalp with shampoo as doing this on regular basis is an effective scalp treatment for hair loss. Ensure that your shampoo contains natural ingredients like hibiscus and aloe vera. Hibiscus stimulates the growth of dormant hair follicles thereby helping in the regrowth of hair. Being rich in amino acids and vitamins, hibiscus also prevents early greying of hair. Another natural ingredient that helps in boosting hair growth is aloe vera. Apart from repairing a damaged scalp, it activates the regrowth of hair. Multani mitti or fuller earth is yet another ingredient that can be also used as shampoo. It helps in eliminating dandruff. Its good absorbent properties act conditioner while its abrasive properties remove the dryness of the scalp. [1,2]

Oil your scalp frequently as a natural hair loss treatment

During monsoons, it is quite natural for hair to turn dry and frizzy. Therefore, proper oiling of hair is essential. While coconut oil is effective in reducing the dryness of the scalp, another suitable alternative is to use castor oil. Packed with anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, castor oil helps in nourishing hair. As it is a highly viscous oil, mix one part of this oil with any

other preferred oil prior to application. You can slightly warm the oil for better results but take care not to overheat the oil. Hot oil can damage your hair follicles so it is better to avoid it. [3,4]

Use fenugreek seeds to minimize your hair loss problem

Fenugreek seeds are found to be effective in fighting hair fall and dandruff. The presence of nicotinic acid makes them useful in treating scalp issues such as baldness and thinning of hair. You can prepare a fenugreek hair pack by grinding the fenugreek seeds soaked overnight and making a paste out of it. Applying this pack on a weekly basis helps control hair fall in monsoons. [5]

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Apply onion juice and provide nourishment to your hair

Onion contains minerals like sulfur that helps in minimizing hair breakage and thinning. You can extract the juice from onions and apply it to the scalp for improving the volume and strength of your hair. Apart from its conditioning benefits, it also helps in the regrowth of hair. Onion juice also contains antioxidants that keep your scalp healthy and free from infections. [6,7,8]

Eat a well-balanced diet to control hair fall

For proper hair growth, it is equally important to consume a healthy and nutritious diet. Simply ensure that your plate is loaded with proteins, minerals, and calcium-rich foods. Vegetables like carrots, spinach, and sweet potatoes that are rich in beta-carotene stimulate the growth of hair follicles. If you prefer non-vegetarian food, eggs and salmon are good alternatives for hair growth. [9,10]

Additional read: Why a Healthy Diet Plan is Crucial to Maintaining Good Health

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Keep your hair dry for minimizing hair loss

Take measures to keep your hair dry during monsoons. There is a tendency for environmental pollutants and microbes to settle on wet hair, resulting in hair fall. Therefore, dry your hair properly. It is equally important to ensure that you don’t tie your wet hair as this may result in the breaking of hair strands. [11]

To make your hair shine this season, follow these simple tips to control hair fall and relieve yourself from the unnecessary stress of hair loss. However, if you are facing consistent hair fall, you may need customized advice. Book an appointment with a specialist close to you using Bajaj Finserv Health and tackle your hair loss problems today.

Please note that this article is solely meant for informational purposes and Bajaj Finserv Health Limited (“BFHL”) does not shoulder any responsibility of the views/advice/information expressed/given by the writer/reviewer/originator. This article should not be considered as a substitute for any medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always consult with your trusted physician/qualified healthcare professional to evaluate your medical condition. The above article has been reviewed by a qualified doctor and BFHL is not responsible for any damages for any information or services provided by any third party.

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