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      Tips & DIY Hair masks To Prevent Hair Fall In Monsoon

    • The pitter-patter of the rain brings respite from the sweltering heat and adds positivity to life. Unfortunately, this season comes with a lot of hair fall woes, but with due care, you can reduce them. 

      Monsoon And Hair Fall

      The climate during monsoon is sticky and humid due to excessive humidity, which can cause hair damage. The hair absorbs moisture from the surroundings, making them frizzy and weak. In addition, the moisture in the scalp dehydrates your hair. 

      Table Of Contents

      1. Common Causes Of Excessive Hair Fall During Monsoon

      2. Antidote For Hair Fall During Monsoons

      3. DIY Hair Masks To Keep Hair Fall At Bay

      4. The Final Say

      5. FAQs

      Common Causes Of Excessive Hair Fall During Monsoon

      On average, an individual loses about 50-100 strands every day. But in monsoons, one might experience excessive hair fall. This is because the humidity in the air robs the natural oils from the scalp making it dry. Other consequences of humidity include:

      • The polluted rainwater infects the scalp as it comes with bacteria and microorganisms.
      •  Moisture on the scalp can raise the risk of fungal infections, weakening hair roots that cause hair fall.
      • Generally, the initial rain is acid rain because it brings down the pollutants from the air, thus weakening your locks.
      • Using a hair dryer frequently for drying your hair can cause frizzy hair.

      Antidote For Hair Fall During Monsoon Season 

      1. Have A Proper Diet

      Diet plays a vital role in maintaining hair health. Add protein-rich elements like eggs, walnuts, green vegetables and whole grains to your regular diet as it makes your hair shiny and long. 

      2. Trim Your Hair At Regular Intervals

      To avert split ends and reduce hair fall, get your hair trimmed every 5-6 weeks. 

      3. Keep Your Hair Clean

      Use mild shampoo regularly to remove the excess oil from your hair. Also, avoid using chemical treatments on your hair as it can make the hair dry and frizzy.

      4. Use A Heat Protectant Spray While Styling

      Buy a good heat protectant spray before styling your hair and apply Moroccan oil or Argan oil to set your hair before using any hair styling instrument.

       5. Avoid Hair Colouring And Styling

      If your locks are prone to breakage, avoid hair colouring during monsoons, as artificial treatments can worsen your hair quality. 

      6. Ponytails And Buns To The Rescue 

      Always seal your hair in a ponytail or bun when stepping outside. It will prevent them from being dry and keep hair problems like itching and frizz at bay.

       7. Regular Oil Massage 

      Regular oil massage strengthens your hair and improves the quality of your hair. Use almond oil or castor oil.

      DIY Hair Masks To Keep Hair Fall At Bay

      1. Fenugreek Mask

      Fenugreek or methi is one of the most effective remedies to prevent hair fall. The nicotinic acid content helps combat hair fall issues and baldness. 

      How to use it?

      1. Add two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds to a glass of water.

      2. Rest it overnight.

      3. Make a paste of it the following day and apply it to your scalp.

      4. Keep it on for 30 minutes and wash.

      2. Onion Mask  

      A powerful antioxidant with antibacterial properties, onion prevents dandruff and infection. In addition, it contains sulphur that prevents hair loss and breakage.

      How to use it?

      1. Blend onion to extract the juice. Next, apply the juice to your scalp with a cotton swab.     

      2. Keep it on for 30- 50 minutes, and then wash your hair with water.

      3. Use this remedy twice a week.

      3. Hibiscus Mask

      Hibiscus, readily available in every other household, improves the build-up of Keratin and strengthens the hair roots. It also promotes the formation of new hair follicles.  

      How to use it?

      1. Grind hibiscus leaves and flowers to make a fine paste.

      2. Add some curd and mix well to get a smooth consistency.

      3. Let the mixture stay on your scalp for 15-20 minutes, and then wash your hair.

      4. Shampoo your hair with lukewarm water.

      5. Use the remedy once or twice

      4. Aloe Vera Mask 

      Aloe vera is highly effective in combating hair loss in the rainy season. It possesses anti-inflammatory properties that can curb irritation, cleanses greasy hair and improves the quality of your hair.

      How to use it?

      1. Extract the gel from the leaves of an aloe vera plant.

      2. Apply the gel to your scalp and hair.

      3. Let it rest for 2 hours.

      4. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo.

      The Final Say

      Hair fall may not be a perennial problem, but getting drenched in rainwater can affect your hair even more. Following a hair care regimen is mandatory to fight hair problems like hair fall, dandruff, etc. A proper diet is also one of the most efficient ways of boosting hair and skin health.

      FAQs

      1. Is it normal to experience hair fall during monsoons?

      Hair fall is one of the common problems that people experience during monsoons. In addition, humidity during monsoon can make your scalp oily. 

      2. Is rainwater good for your hair?

      Rainwater is considered soft water and does not dry your hair like hard water. Therefore, it can cleanse your hair irrespective of the chemicals it contains.

      3. How to reduce hair fall in monsoon?

       Tips and tricks to reduce hair fall are

       1. Use anti-fungal shampoo at least thrice per week.

       2. Avoid oiling your hair too much. Instead, use neem oil once per week just before shampooing your hair.

      4. Are home remedies beneficial in preventing your hair fall?

      Home remedies can stimulate your hair growth and also protect your hair from getting further damage. So home remedies are indeed helpful for hair fall. 

       

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