Diet and lifestyle are two major
factors that influence the health of the hair. Poor
diet, illness and deficiencies of any particular vitamin
and mineral affect the quality of hair and problems
like dandruff, thinning hair, balding, premature graying
etc. spoil the hair.
an individual the condition of the hair is a reflection
of the complete constitution of him. If the person is
not healthy then the health of the hair will be deplorable.
If a person has vata constitution, the hairs are dark,
dry, coarse, wiry or frizzy and tend to tangle easily,
are prone to dullness, split ends and dandruff. The
constitution comprising of Pitta has hair that is light
brown, blonde or red and tend to grow gray or thin prematurely
and are fine and silky with a tendency to become oily.
Hairs are thick, wavy and shiny if the composition is
Regularly cleaning and brushing the hair is very important.
When the hairs are brushed, oil-producing glands in
the scalp get stimulated. This natural oil makes the
hair glossy and healthy. To give extra shine to the
hair, after washing rinse the hair with some lemon juice
mixed in a cup of warm water.