Winter hair shedding happens to most people in the North East. Most don’t notice but the cooler and drier weather can affect your hair. Here are some tips to stop hair loss in the winter by looking at the most common causes of winter hair loss.
A big cause during the winter is stress. The holidays can be a stressful time of year if you are planning events for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. Celebrating and lack of sleep can impact the look and feel of your hair. A strategy for dealing with stress is to take 10 minutes out of the day to do something you like. Whether its reading a book, enjoying a coffee break, or just sit and get some “me” time in, it will help you feel calmer and healthier overall. You’ll be able to deal with stress and holiday craziness.
Dryness is another cause for shedding hair during winter. The heat in your home combined with the dry winter air can cause a lot of damage to your hair. Cut shampooing to every other day and use a moisturizing conditioner to keep hair healthy. For those that have very dry hair, getting a humidifier for your bedroom can help.
Overall health can help keep your hair health when weather conditions are not ideal. During the holidays, health suffers because of all the holiday treats, processed foods and alcohol. Eating hair healthy foods can help keep your strands will nourished.
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