How to maintain healthy hair during your period

As women, we are all too familiar with the monthly occurrence of our menstrual cycle. While we are often prepared for the physical and emotional changes that come with it, we may not always consider the impact it can have on our hair.

During our menstrual cycle, our hormones fluctuate, causing changes in our body that can affect our hair health. These hormonal changes can lead to hair loss, dryness, oily scalp, and changes in hair texture.

Here are some tips to help maintain healthy hair during your period.

Keep your scalp clean

With hormonal fluctuations, your scalp can become oily, leading to clogged hair follicles and hair loss. To keep your scalp clean, wash your hair regularly with a gentle shampoo and conditioner.

Avoid heat styling

During your period, your hair is already prone to dryness. Heat styling can further damage your hair, leading to split ends and breakage. Try to avoid using heat styling tools like straighteners and curling irons.

Nourish your hair

Your hair needs proper nourishment to stay healthy. Eat a balanced diet with plenty of protein, vitamins, and minerals to keep your hair strong and shiny.

Use hair masks

Hair masks can help moisturize and nourish your hair, making it more resilient during your period. Look for hair masks with ingredients like avocado, honey, and coconut oil, which are known for their nourishing properties.

Manage stress

Stress can have a negative impact on your hair health, causing hair loss and damage. Practice stress-reducing activities like yoga, meditation, and deep breathing to manage stress levels.

By following these tips, you can help maintain healthy hair during your period. Remember to give your hair the care it needs and to be gentle with it during this time.

You are Be-YOU-tiful. Make sure you take time to show yourself some love.

Love Dr. Amber