TIRED OF HAVING TIRED HAIR!

tired of tired hair

Grow it? OR Cut it?

The dilemma on every woman's brain, trends of hair come as fast as they go although this doesn't always make it easy for us to follow and keep up with the forever evolving hair trends. 

Getting your hair to follow suite when it comes to your dreamy locks to a lob then back to dreamy LONG locks can be harder than we imagined from so many different elements  and causing factors. Our LOLA mantra is so strong when it comes to keeping our LOLA ladies hair growth strong and uncompromised. To stop and think that growing healthy long hair starts and begins with a great shampoo with a yearly trim is not where it ends ladies..

There is so much to consider that comes into play when we make the decision to grow our hair and even try bring back loss of hair, which is why we are here to break it down for you real simple. Some of the top AND simple factors to leading 'lack of hair growth' to correct is:

  • STRESS

  • POOR DIET/LACK OF NUTRIENTS

  • HEAT STYLING/SKIPPING HEAT PROTECTANT

  • WEARING TIGHT HAIR TIES/ALSO WHEN WET

  • AVOIDING HAIRCUTS

  • QUALITY OF HAIR CARE PRODUCTS

Stress

Stress can cause many conditions that lead to hair loss. These include:

  • Alopecia Areata - Sudden loss of large clumps of hair in areas around your scalp or gradual hair loss that builds over time.

  • Telogen Effluvium - This is a condition where more hairs than normal prepare to fall out.

  • Trichotillomania - This is a habitual condition caused by stress and anxiety where the person pulls out hairs - sometimes without realising it.

Poor Diet/Lack of Nutrients

I am sure we have all heard that what goes in has a huge impact on our physical health, this does not end with your hair. Minerals, Proteins and nutrients are all things to consider not only in our general well being but also our hair growth.  protein, iron, zinc and biotin, which are all essential for optimal hair health. Together, they may aid hair growth.
Here are some Delicious food hair aids to help!Eggs, Berries, Spinach, Fatty fish, Sweet potatoes, Avocados, Nuts, Seeds, Sweet peppers,Beans.

Heat styling/lack of protectant:

Heat strips your hair of moisture from the inside out especially when this is done so on the daily, dehydrating the hair and making it prone to breakage. Heat can also cause unwanted color changes and molecular changes in the structure of your hair which upsets the strong bonds in your hair causing them to become brittle and snap before it has the chance to grow.

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Wearing tight hair ties/also when wet:

Unnatural bends in your hair, and the way your elastic is tied around your hair can cause breakage. The tighter your style and the more often you wear it, the more damage that can occur. Be especially careful tying your hair up when it's wet. Wet hair is even more fragile and will break more easily. Thin elastic bands are great when used correctly but a thicker fabric band is recommended for less of a sharp bend and stretch to your hair.

Avoiding hair cuts:

When your ends are so dry you can no longer disguise them with Argan Oil there is a high chance you were due for a hair cut weeks ago. Our LOLA recommendation is 6 weeks to keep optimum hair growth and yes ladies your hair will still grow just a lot more happier and to more extreme lengths when the ends are nipped off. A 6 week hair cut give you a growth chance and keeps your hair style thriving. 

Quality of hair care products:

When it comes to the health of our hair for potential growth, keeping our hair happy from our Zone1 (roots) to our zone3 (ends) is crucial. Removing the correct amounts of sebum is an important factor that happens while shampooing your soon to be long locks. Cheaper shampoos can strip our hair too far back or create silicone blocks on our hair which can also cause reactions to colouring services. keeping up with Biotin, moisture and protein rich treatments weekly is always helpful.

Our recommended range for a healthy hair care routine:

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As i’m sure you have now learnt there are many many contributing factors to grow our locks, whether it is for your soon to be wedding, ball, graduation or the change of season with a new style in mind, it is ALWAYS important to have strong healthy hair giving us a confidence BOOST! Just like Rome wasn't built in a day neither is beautiful hair. Good hair shows up when you do and when you do, we will be here to pamper you, Thanks for reading with us ladies.

Love the ladies at Lola hair studio.

Laura Crombie