What can you do to get rid of the grey hairs
Friday, 12 April 2013
especially hair dyes were formulated long before most anti-ageing treatments came to be.With rapid advances in science, though, gray hair treatments are today, not only limited to the manufacture and sales of hair dyes.There are several approaches that could be resorted to in combating the onset of greying hair.
Treatments for greying hair could be categorised into the following basic approaches:
Hair dying is the most convenient, most common and the oldest approach to treating grey hair.
Hair dyes are formulated so that the molecules could penetrate through the hair cuticles without causing cuticle damage. While most hair dyes employ chemicals in their formulas, the most common ingredient being ammonia, there are also hair dyes that use vegetable colors for those who have concerns regarding applying dyes with chemicals on their hair. Henna and sage are the best examples for these.
What gives the hair colour is the amount or the concentration of melanin that is present in the body.
Melanin gives skin colour as well as hair colour. It is also a determinant whether a person will tan or burn in the sun.The production of melanin in the body slows down as a person ages. The purpose of medical treatments for greying hair is to reverse the slowing down process of melanin.
Application of Topical Nutrients:
The following are universally accepted topical solutions
that are applied to improve the nutrients
that the hair receives and fights against greying hair.
Some of these are ancient remedies and are proven tough time.
Applied topically, the active ingredients of eugenol oil come from cloves.
Eugenol oil has demonstrated to restore the colour of the hair.
This oil strengthens the follicles of the hair and facilitates pigmentation and hair growth.
Has long been used by the Chinese to prevent greying of hair.
This one increases the melanin in the hair treating the greys and giving back its colour.
Are compounds that are often found in hair gels to protect against greying of the hair.
Shampoos with Omega-3:
Omega 3 are anti-oxidants that fight against degrading of the cells.
Omega-3 provides nutrition for the hair follicle to fight against premature greying.
Could also be applied topically to the scalp.
When combined with alpha-hydroxyl acid are powerful agents that give back the hairs natural colour.
There are also several nutrients for the hair that could be taken orally. They could be in combination with other drugs or are their main ingredients. These oral treatments could come in the form of capsules and tablets. Some of these are vitamin 12, minerals, Biotin, folic acid.