Want Great Hair? It’s About the Scalp
If you want truly healthy hair, shampoos and conditioners can only take you so far. Enter: new treatments that focus on the scalp
For enviably shiny and thick hair—especially as one ages—treat the scalp, not just the tresses themselves.
HAIR is like a Parisian roof, It has little shingles on it, cuticles. Nothing gets through.
Therein lies the rub in maintaining luscious locks: Most products sit on top of the hair, which may make it temporarily smooth and shiny, but not necessarily any healthier. For that, you need to address the root of the issue: the scalp, which often gets short shrift. Just like your face, this delicate skin changes as you age and needs constant maintenance.
Any issue you have with your hair—volume, texture, shine—starts from the scalp, Before you have external hair, you have hair inside the scalp, being manufactured by the hair the follicle. Treating the scalp with antiaging ingredients allows us to correct the issues within the scalp to get a better end product. treating your hair and scalp will result in hair that is more resistant to damage and will produce healthier hair.
Treating the scalp may also counteract thinning hair and minimize hair loss, problems which afflict many women over 40. Until recently, the options to stem shedding and growing bald patches were limited to Rogaine and conventional bits of beauty wisdom such as brushing one’s hair a hundred strokes a day. The latter, should be avoided, as “you probably break at least one strand with every stroke. 10 to 12 strokes daily is more than enough.