Can Dry Hair Cause Hair Loss?

Dull, brittle and too dry hair is quite an unpleasant condition to deal with. Many of use experience what is it like to have dry and brittle hair in summer time, when we are exposed to excessive sunlight or when we go to swim in chlorinated water. That is why it is very important to take care about your hair properly in hot summer days, apply moisturizers, conditioners and other hair care products, and avoid prolonged direct sun exposure.

Hair processing and using various styling devices is another very common reason of having too dry hair. These include too harsh hair styling, blow-drying on a daily basis, using various heat styling devices (electric curlers and curling irons, hair straightening devices, etc.) too often, as well as doing regularly such procedures as bleaching, waving and so on. Many specialists say that using styling gel too often also leads to dry hair as such gels cover up the pores of the scalp and allowing no moist and oxygen coming to the hair follicles.

dry hairExcessively dry hair can be a result of too dry environment and climatic conditions. In particular, hair can be damaged and dried out by simple prolonged exposure to air conditioners. Finally, too dry hair can be caused by certain health conditions like anorexia and other nutrition irregularities which interfere with normal nutrient balance of the body. Hypothyroidism is another health problem which is often linked to excessive hair dryness.

In turn, too dry hair is not necessary a cause for hair loss. Brittle and dry hair is mostly linked to wrong nutrition or a lack of effective hair care. However, in some cases it is possible to find connections between too dry hair and hair thinning. Too dry hair means that your scalp is also very dry and can not provide your hair follicles with necessary oil, water and nutrients. As a result, your hair follicles may shrink and become too weak to produce healthy hair, that is usually followed by certain hair thinning.

That is why it is recommended to do everything possible to fix the condition and get rid of excessively dry hair. In this situation, experts would recommend using special hair care products designed for dry hair condition. Those are various moisturizers, conditioners and shampoos enriched with necessary nutrients and natural compounds. Also, you can use special natural treatments and homemade remedies for dry hair like henna, aloe vera, lemon juice, coconut oil and other essential oils, egg yolk and so on.

Both comments and pings are currently closed.

One Response to “Can Dry Hair Cause Hair Loss?”

  1. Thanks for pointing the important of keeping the hair moisturized is better to get healthier hair.