Of course owning and using your hair extensions are great, but what if you want to grow out your own mane so that you can add some extra thickness to your hair do'? It's frustrating at times if your tresses just won't grow, but that's where vitamins come into play. If you can't grow out your hair due to stress, medical conditions, or you have bad nutrition, perhaps it's time to reevaluate your health and incorporate a balanced diet. Having a balanced diet while taking the right vitamins will ensure positive hair health and help you grow out your hair.
By eating foods that are rich in B vitamins, your hair should grow. B7, for example, is found in foods such as cauliflower, yeast, liver, salmon, cereals, and soy. This biotin supplement prevents hair loss, especially if you are already lacking biotin in your body. B3 will help improve your circulation that goes to the scalp, which results in your hair growing more. Also, B12 is a huge component of your hair and with it this vitamin, it will help prevent hair loss. Eat your leafy greens and you may find yourself having more hair. Look also for eggs, seafood, and meats, which also have B vitamins in the food and will keep both you and your hair looking healthy and beautiful.
Vitamin C is an excellent vitamin to take because it is known for its antioxidant properties, which fights damaging free radicals while promoting healthy and glowing skin and hair. It also is known for its excellent antioxidant properties because it works hard to prevent illness or at least fight off potential viruses when they enter your system. Vitamin C also helps your capillaries carry blood to the hair follicles, which again helps with hair circulation. The more hair circulation you have in your hair follicles, the more likely it is that your hair will grow! In addition to taking a vitamin C supplement, don't forget to eat certain fruits that have vitamin C in them, such as kiwi, blueberries, citrus fruits, cantaloupe, and green leafy veggies. 500 to 1000 mg a day is a good place to start in regards to how many mg's to take of vitamin C.
Have you been taking your A vitamins lately? This vitamin is found in animal and plant sources and is needed so that your body functions. You also wouldn't have healthy skin, teeth, vision, or healthy hair without it. Vitamin A is found in eggs, dairy, colored veggies, fruits, and other foods that are rich in retinol, or vitamin A. Did you know that vitamin A also helps produce healthy sebum in the scalp?
Remember - a healthy scalp only means one thing: healthy and positive hair growth. So keep on eating healthy foods and vitamins because combined they will make sure you are providing your body with the right nutrients so you can have long and lovely hair!