One of the most over looked reasons for hair thinning and hair loss is toxic build up.
Detoxing the scalp is a new concept I created to ensure that women remind themselves that health is always the main goal. Just because you may have lost your hair doesn’t mean you allow yourself to let everything else go.
Through years of research and development, I have perfected this treatment. Let me start by explaining what creates a toxic scalp.
Obviously, we notice a difference in our scalp after having a chemical service. Toxicity is the number one culprit when it comes to slow growth and chronic scalp issues.
Scalp Issues Caused by Toxic Build Up
Scalp issues such as dandruff, scalp fungus and extreme itching are most likely to occur in extreme when chemical process is involved. Chemical resin causes long term hair loss. And, once the scalp is toxic, the follicle fluid will begin to dehydrate.
The dehydration starts the scarring or scar tissue growth and the degeneration of follicles begin. This is when you begin to see spacey follicles, leather-like texture and the scalp is hard and shiny with little to no nerve feeling.
Let’s take a sponge for example. When the fibers of the sponge stay moist, the pores will stay flexible and hydrated. The sponge will continue to absorb properly. Once the fibers become dehydrated, the texture of the sponge become rough and begin to tear.
The scalp must remain moist and porous so the fibers can remain healthy. A scalp that easily moves, is perfectly colored with no odor, is a healthy scalp. This is why detoxing the scalp is important.
What is the first thing I should do if I think I have…
Alopecia Areata – Get the correct diagnosis. I cannot stress this enough. The diagnosis should make sense to you. If it doesn’t, then seek a second opinion. The real trick here is to be patient. And, to release any stress and keep your scalp clean.
Hair Shedding (Telogen Effluvium) – Once again get a proper diagnosis. The reason I stress this is because many women self-diagnosis and the problem is prolonged. Yes, there is a cause. However, in most cases this condition is temporary.
Chemical Burns – This issue should be avoided at all cost! The moment your scalp experiences this type of trauma, cooling it is paramount. The next product that is applied must be water based and not thermogenic. Don’t use heat, like hot oils. Give the scalp lots of air and keep it cool. If burns are severe, then please seek medical attention.
Braids that are too tight – Release the tension ASAP! Lightly massage the irritated area and apply a scalp soothing cream. Reframe from braids or any tension. Note: Never leave the salon if your braids are too tight!
Improper Weave Removal – This is very important. Though we know applying a weave can be done improperly, removing one can also be disastrous. Note: Remember, everyone who knows how to weave does not know how to remove one. So, pay very close attention to your stylist. Additionally, get a hand mirror or ask to be tuned to the mirror.
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