A very important part of the image of women and many men becomes hair. Beautiful, well-groomed and healthy hair is the key to the perfect view. Hair color also plays an important role. There are plenty of type that gives each a uniqueness and flavor.
Sorry to spoil the once beautiful head of hair may be an early graying. Loss of hair color and nasty in his old age, but young this process is doubly annoying. To combat this effect, you need to know about the causes of hair graying, and then to take action. You can seek advice from a doctor-trichologist or replenish their knowledge with the help of special medical literature.
The deficiency of melanin
The main reason for the onset of premature graying is lack of melanin. Naturally, this occurs in the process of aging. Men have on average the first signs appear in 35-40 years, 40-45 women.
From the initial amount of melanin in the body will depend on the color of hair. The more of this substance, the darker the hair. Clearly, the brown and blonde of melanin is much less than from burning brunettes.
On the basis of laboratory studies, it was concluded: with age, the body decreases production of a particular enzyme – catalase. It is designed mainly to prevent the destruction of melanin with hydrogen peroxide. Thus, over the years, the body accumulates more of peroxide that systematically destroys the melanin. The result is the loss of pigment. The hair becomes transparent, which looks like an ugly gray color, sometimes with a yellowish tinge.
The lack of vitamins
A deficiency of vitamins is detrimental to all body systems. Often this manifests itself externally on the skin, nails and hair. If you are experiencing early graying and the destruction of the structure of the hair, the possible reason was the lack of vitamins A, B, C, and iron, zinc and calcium. Their reserves are necessary to Fund both internally and externally.
Iodine is actively involved in metabolic processes in the body. The main burden in this matter takes the thyroid gland. If this part of the body is unhealthy, the metabolic processes slow down, which directly affects the appearance and condition of hair.
Stress has become a persistent state for urban residents. Too many factors provoke it. The thicket of all the source of stress is work and its derivatives:
- complex tasks; lack of rest; increased responsibility; the fear of losing the job; the lack of light and the open air when working indoors; conflicts; uncertainty about the future and instability.
All of this leads to the same stress, worsening of mood and health, nervousness.
Improper diet and other harmful substances.
The abuse of harmful products, tobacco and alcohol – a powerful factor of destruction of nutrients in the body. The lack of useful products, greens, fruits and vegetables, and good protein has a devastating effect and provokes early aging of any, even the strong body. As a result, premature thinning and graying of hair.
You can often find a young and seemingly perfectly healthy man with a grey head. It is not a pathology but a normal variant. Certainly among the next of kin of such a person is the one who also had gray hair much early. Responsible for this is just genetics.
How to deal with gray hair: prevention and treatment
If the hair turned white because of a genetic factor, then it can be fought only cosmetically, that is regularly shaded gray. If genetics is swept aside, you must determine the real reason.
Prevention of the graying to do is quite simple. It is important to maintain proper levels of all essential micronutrients. It is recommended more often to eat citrus fruits, seafood, sea fish, greens, vegetable protein and animal foods high in iron content.
You can also use traditional methods. For example, useful for hair wash and rinse decoction of burdock, the shell and the walnut leaves, nettle and other herbs. Most often folk remedies natural. Even if the efficiency of these methods will not be pronounced, the harm they just will not do. For example, it is believed that the frequent consumption of green beans is struggling with gray hair. In addition, it has a lot of vegetable protein and fiber that will benefit others. The beans contain cobalt, which may promote darkening of hair.
Among the methods of the «popular» list diet, based on bananas, avocados, nuts, goat milk, pumpkin seeds, apples, liver and parsley.
Disguise gray hair at the people’s methods also uses natural products. The most effective dyes are recognized as Basma and henna. If you add in henna and coffee dissolved in boiling water, then you can enhance the shade. To dilute the henna also can decoction of chamomile. On the contrary it will somewhat lighten the resulting color. Strong tea also dyeing hair, but don’t count on a bright lasting color.
Interesting color gives hair a decoction of BlackBerry. It will be reddish brown. If you insist on alcohol, peanut skin, it is possible to achieve brown. In addition, any such coloring of the broth will give the hair Shine and silkiness.
How to hide from the surrounding gray hair with the help of industrial tools
Unfortunately, more often than not manages to get rid of already clearly visible gray hair. Hence, it is necessary to disguise. On the shelves there are countless colors and toning balsams. It is important to choose the right firm, shape tools and color.
Within a month, the roots will grow about 10 mm, then every 3-4 weeks need to brush up on staining. Hair with a small amount of gray hair, it is sufficient to use a toning balm natural color. The hair will gain Shine and the gray strands will look like sun-bleached.
For graying of hair is unacceptable bright shades, as on bleached strands they will look unnatural and can change the tone quite unexpected. If gray hair is already about 40% of hair on the head, it is necessary to refer to persistent dye with a small amount of oxidizer. You can also resort to the tinting or coloration.
Among the new means of dyeing drugs that affect only gray hair without changing the color of healthy hair. The procedure is much easier than in the dye, and the effect lasts longer (up to 2 months).