Ok people, I’m about to get personal.
Last year, I noticed that my hair started falling out more than usual. It started because I had an operation to remove a cyst and then got a digiperm a few months after (bad beauty call–I should’ve resisted the chemical hair treatment for a bit more). Based on all the experts that spoke at the hair events I went to, I knew that it was normal to shed up to 100 strands a day. But in my panic, I got O.C. and actually began counting each strand that fell while I shampooed and dried my hair (around 80 was my worst). #hairpsycho
Despite this, I knew that it wasn’t normal for my body to be shedding this much. One by one, I began to seek out and eliminate the probable causes and see what I could do to fix the problem. Looking back, I basically took a three-pronged approach: I first had to nourish my body, then change my hair products and styling habits, and learn how to manage my stress.
Since this post is Part 1, I’ll discuss how I worked on nourishing my body. Here’s how I got my scalp, hair, and health back on track. Continue reading