Hair is a complex structure than it appears on the surface of scalp. It plays a vital role in the appearance of both men and women, and also helps to transmit sensory information as well as create gender identification. Hair fall is the common problem in many adults worldwide. Around 40% of

Role of Vitamin C in hair and skin wellbeing

The primary function of the skin is to act as a barrier against triggers from the environment, and its unique structure reflects this. The skin is composed of two layers: the epidermal outer layer is highly cellular and provides the barrier function, and the inner dermal layer ensures strength and elasticity and gives nutritional support […]

Traditional way of hair care during pongal

The festival of Pongal marks the harvesting season of crops as the winter season ends and ushers in the spring. The harvest festival is celebrated all over India with different traditions in each region. It’s known as Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Lohri in Northern India and Bhogali Bihu in Assam. In Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, it is

Why dandruff is high in winters?

During winter, the air is dry and devoid of moisture. This causes dryness of the skin as well as the scalp. The scalp, when dry, becomes flaky, which makes certain microorganisms easier for dandruff to thrive. Therefore, this is the result of a combination of things—dry, cold air and an abundance of the Malassezia fungus. […]

Do’s and Don’ts for better hair growth

Hair and sebaceous glands are collectively called that one fundamental unit which is responsible for hair production and these are penetrating up to the dermis of skin. Hair follicles form before the ninth week of foetal life. The hair matrix is the germinative part of hair follicle. Your hair begins growing from a root in […]

Factors that influence hair growth

Hair is a filamentous structure made up of protein called keratin. Hair strands are anchored to the hair bulb which forms the base of the hair follicles (tunnel shaped where the hair starts to grow). Hair development is a continuous cyclic process. All mature follicles go through a growth cycle consisting of four main phases: Anagen phase – […]

Care your hair this summer effortlessly!

Summer heat can make your hair frizzy, flat, and dry. Prolonged sun exposure can lighten the hair, and sometimes, when dealing with artificial hair color, can alter the color to an undesired shade. So these summers make your hair ready to beat the heat. Let’s learn how to protect your hair from the heat, sun, and humidity […]

Summer and common hair problems

The season of sun—great for outdoor fun, but not always so awesome for your hair. There’s a lot to love about summer, but humidity and the resulting frizzy, dried out, sun ravaged hair is not among those reasons. Add the damage of wind, water and chlorine and our hair is in crisis mode all summer long. Luckily, […]