Hair growth

Biotin for Hair & Hair Growth
Jan 29
Biotin for Hair & Hair Growth

Biotin is a water soluble variety of Vitamin B and it is known by other names such as vitamin H or coenzyme R. Different varieties of them support the health of skin, nerves, digestive tract and metabolism. Biotin is considered as an effective treatment for nerve pathology especially peripheral neuropathy resulting from kidney failure. Research studies of yesteryears suggest that a combination of biotin and chromium will improve blood sugar in patients with Type 2 diabetes. As human body recycles already used biotin, genuine biotin deficiency is very rare. It is mainly used to treat biotin deficiency associated with pregnancy, long term tube feeding, ....

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Minoxidil for Hair Loss & Hair Regrowth
Jan 26
Minoxidil for Hair Loss & Hair Regrowth

Minoxidil is a prominent vasodilation medicine used for regrowing hair in women and men with gradually thinning hair. It is most effective for people under forty years of age which is often applied as a liquid to scalp. This widely used hair growth product is available in two dosage (Minoxidil 2% and minoxidil 5%) forms, solution as well as foam. Hair loss patients use Minoxidil for support and maintenance of existing hair follicles. It is understood that Minoxidil causes hyper polarization of cell membranes by widening blood vessels. Typical treatment using Minoxidil utilize a 5% concentrated solution for men and 2% concentrated solution for ....

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Niacin (Vitamin B3)
Nov 4
Niacin (Vitamin B3)

There are many vitamins and nutrients that can be taken orally and topically as a means to combat a number of internal and external issues. As mentioned in previous articles, Biotin also known as Vitamin B7 is included in this category. Another B vitamin that also serves this purpose, is Vitamin B3 also known as Niacin. What is Niacin? Niacin is considered a water-soluble B-Complex Vitamin which are micronutrients that serve to improve overall health. These vitamins are very low to non-existent in regards to risk of toxicity and they are also known for assisting in hair growth and hair health. In addition to hair health, B complex vitamins also ....

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9 Oils that Help Promote Healthy Hair Growth
Oct 28
9 Oils that Help Promote Healthy Hair Growth

You may have heard of it before—natural oils help hair growth. They’re talked about like it’s an ancient secret passed down across generations. Some believe it started with the Indians, while others think it was the Egyptians. However, what matters most is that the secret is out! We’ve done some research and found the nine most talked about oils to help you grow your hair out, while making it healthier than ever. Avocado Oil – This is one of the most recommended oils to use on your hair, which is why it’s at the top of our list. Loaded with nutrients, vitamins, and a few other essentials, Avocado Oil does your hair a huge favor. Great ....

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Benefits of Peppermint Oil for Hair
Oct 21
Benefits of Peppermint Oil for Hair

Peppermint oil is derived from the peppermint plant which is a cross between water mint and spearmint and is a native to Europe and the Middle East. Currently, the peppermint plant can be found in many parts of the world including North America. Peppermint oil like many others including, tea tree oil and emu and jojoba oils, provide multiple benefits to the hair and skin when applied topically. This oil houses multiple beneficial components including calcium, iron, potassium and copper, Vitamin A and C as well as omega-3 fatty acids. Together, all of these minerals and nutrients work together to combat a number of hair and skin ailments. Combats ....

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Horsetail and Hair Health
Oct 7
Horsetail and Hair Health

What is Horsetail? Horsetail is a prehistoric plant that is also identified by its other names including puzzle grass, bottlebrush, snake grass and pewterwort and its botanical name, Equisetum Arvense. This tall green plant with its hollow bamboo like stems serves as a beneficial ingredient especially in regards to hair growth. Over the past few weeks we have gone more in depth into the benefits of a variety of different ingredients including caffeine, copper peptides, jojoba oil, keratin as well as others, and this week will be no different as we explore the benefits that horsetail extract has on hair. The Benefits of Horsetail Horsetail extract ....

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Copper Peptides and Hair Growth
Sep 23
Copper Peptides and Hair Growth

Past posts have gone into detail about the benefits of ingredients like silk protein, Keratin, jojoba oil and biotin. This post will continue the trend by highlighting the ingredient, copper peptides.  Copper peptides are yet another ingredient that can have a positive impact on not only hair and skin health, but hair growth as well. Continue reading to learn more about what copper peptides are, along with their benefits.     What are Copper Peptides? GHK-Cu or Copper Tripeptide-1 can be found in the human body.  However, as we age the level drops from around 200ng/ml to 80 nl/ml.  This protein compound is made up of 3 amino ....

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Three Natural Vitamins in Food That Help Regrow Hair
Aug 22
Three Natural Vitamins in Food That Help Regrow Hair

Fruits are known for their healing properties, but did you know that they can also help stimulate hair growth? Due to the prominent amounts of Vitamin C in fruits such as grapefruit, strawberries and papayas, eating these nutrient rich foods will keep your hair strong, voluminous and rich in color. Of course, it’s important not to overdo it, but keeping a healthy diet while incorporating these particular fruits will cause you to see a dramatic change in hair quality. Other fruits rich in Vitamin C include oranges, lemons, kiwis and tomatoes. To keep your scalp in pristine health, you have to load up on potassium. Foods that are rich in ....

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Main Types of Hair Loss
Aug 19
Main Types of Hair Loss

We talk about hair loss and the different ways it can happen in our articles, but we’ve only skimmed the big names. It’s time we tell you more about the kinds of hair loss known to date, and their causes. It’s the classic “nature vs nurture” dilemma, because hair loss can happen genetically, or due to outside sources. Androgenic Alopecia This is the most common form of hair loss, due to the genes you inherit. Once thought to only come from the mother’s side of the family, you can inherit hair loss from either parent. It’s also known as “Male Pattern Baldness,” presumably because most men that go through hair loss follow a similar ....

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Shedding – A Natural Part of the Hair Growth Cycle
Aug 12
Shedding – A Natural Part of the Hair Growth Cycle

What is the hair cycle? In laymen’s terms, a hair cycle is “the lifespan of a hair from sprouting to shedding.” The normal hair growth cycle is broken into three stages: anagen, catagen, and telogen. Hair growth is an ongoing process, and not every hair is growing or shedding at the same time. Makes you wonder how our hair doesn’t look uneven all the time, but the majority of our individual hairs are uneven anyways. 85% of our hair is growing, 15% is resting, and these percentages can vary on what stage it is in, and how far along in the stage it is. Anagen – This is the growth phase of hair. Although the hair itself is dead and can’t ....

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