Dealing with dry hair can be frustrating enough but when hair loss comes into the picture, it becomes even more difficult. The causes of dry hair range from basic genetics to signs of hair damage. Often, dry hair is simply something that goes with a dry scalp and dry skin rather than something that indicates a problem with your hair itself. Other times, hair can dry out when it is damaged by excessive heat styling, harsh chemicals or other factors. When dry hair turns brittle, starts to break and feels like straw, there is a higher chance of hair loss. When you have dry hair as well as hair loss, it is a sign that something needs to change.
The Link Between Dry Hair and Hair Loss
What is the link between dry hair and hair loss? If your hair is dry are you at a higher risk of hair fall? Most important of all, what can you do to prevent further damage? Let’s take a look.
Dry hair causes
As we mentioned above, dry hair can result from many things. If your hair has always been dry, it is likely your hair type. If you have usually had normal hair and it is getting dry all of a sudden, this is a sign that something is going wrong. If your hair is dry and you are noticing more clumps of hair in your brush or other signs of hair fall, there is an even bigger sign that something is amiss. In the majority of cases, dry hair combined with shedding hair can be a result of damaged hair, hormonal problems, dry climate or underlying medical issues.
Damaged vs dry hair
There is a difference between damaged and dry hair. You may have dry hair without any damage. However, damaged hair is always dry, brittle and rough. If you have dry hair that starts to feel drier than usual or you have been overdoing things with hair colour and heat styling, your hair is likely damaged. When this happens, there is a high chance of hair loss.
Treating the problem
Luckily, dry and damaged hair and even hair loss do not have to mean that you will never get your hair back to its former healthy condition. Choosing products designed to treat the problem is the best way to give your hair the nourishment it needs to address dry hair, damaged hair and thinning hair. One of the best product ranges for dry hair that is starting to shed is theKérastase Densifique range. This range is designed specifically for hair fibre that is experiencing loss of density. Avoiding heat styling and hair colouring, treating your hair gently and using the right products will all help to reduce the problem.
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