Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that can actually absorb damaging UV light and protect skin cells. It also repairs sun damage on the scalp, which can cause hair to thin. In one study, “Tocotrienols, or different types of vitamin E supplements, were studied for eight months in patients with hair loss,” says Debé. Thirty-eight people received the supplement, and some received a placebo. The supplemented group had a 34% improvement in hair growth.” Debé notes that although the amount of tocotrienols used in this study is difficult to get from diet alone, barley is a very good source.
3. Do not get multiple treatments like colouring and straightening at the same time. Give your hair some rest. Either go for one or give a gap of around four weeks between two treatments so that the hair cycle can change; and, in the meantime, you can boost hair immunity by including more Vitamin H (in egg whites, bananas, sprouts and green vegetables) in your diet. It’s a biotin that is important for hair-building. Also, pantothenic acid (available in spinach and green vegetables) will help in same. Men should not gels or creams regularly, since they are made of chemicals as well. Once in a while, like once in a month, is fine. But it’s better to stick to water.