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Scalp Health Check: Ways To Deeply Nourish Your Hair

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Experts at PURC have combined various factors which aid in overall hair health. Follow & Your Hair Will Thank You!

We all dream of having shiny and luscious locks, but in today’s hectic lifestyle it can be hard to achieve the hair of your dreams. To have beautiful strong hair, it’s necessary to have great scalp health.

There are many factors that can affect the health of your scalp. From stress to diet to excessive hair treatments, the scalp and in turn your hair can get damaged. 

Scalp Health

But How To Know If Your Scalp Is Healthy? 

There are some tell-tale signs that can let you know that your scalp needs your immediate attention. Here are a few symptoms of an unhealthy scalp:

Itching: Everyone experiences itch from time to time, but if your scalp is extremely itchy, then it might be a symptom of an underlying issue. Dandruff, dryness, lice, and allergies are a few reasons for an itchy scalp. 

Burning: In case you feel a burning sensation in your scalp, it might be time your scalp needs some extra care. There could be many reasons for a burning sensation in your scalp. It is advisable that you consult a doctor. 

Excess Oil: Everyone has a certain type of scalp. Be it dry, oily, or a mix of two. Our scalps produce natural oils that are essential for good hair growth. But excess sebum production can actually be harmful to your hair and needs proper cleansing. 

Extreme Dandruff: Another tell-tale sign is excessive dandruff. This condition can often be accompanied by itching. While dandruff is usually a product of dryness, it can be due to other issues as well. 

Hair Loss: We all lose hair from time to time. Some months we even have more hair fall than usual. But if you’re having consistent heavy hair fall throughout, you should make changes for your scalp. 

If you’re facing any of these issues, it’s a good idea to consult a dermatologist and get it checked. 

There are some factors to keep in mind to provide better nourishment for your scalp. These factors can help you get healthy hair and scalp. 

What Causes Harm To Hair & Scalp Health? 

While external steps need to be taken to take care of your hair and scalp. Internal aspects are also extremely important.


Scalp Health: stress

Stress can affect our health in many ways, our hair being one of them. Therefore, it is important to minimize stress coming from external sources as much as possible. Different techniques can be adopted to reduce stress, mentally and psychologically. Yoga, massages, meditation, art and dance therapy, etc. are some of the creative ways of managing stress. Having a close emotional support group can also help in stress management. Along with this, reduced workload and sufficient rest are two factors that help in minimizing stress as it gives your body and mind time to recover.

Hair Accessories

Hair accessories are something that makes you look complete, like a cherry on top. But the things we might be putting in the hair can actually cause damage to our locks. Many of these accessories can be commonly found on your dressing table. From bobby pins to hair ties, the everyday items you are putting in your hair can be tearing your hair apart, quite literally. Here are five hair accessories that you should absolutely avoid using in your hair.

Some alternatives to the usual hair-damaging accessories are scrunchies, microfiber towels, headbands, wooden pins, etc. These alternatives are now widely available in fashionable options so you can protect your hair while looking stylish. 

Diet For Healthy Scalp

Diet For Healthy Scalp

It’s said ‘you are what you eat.’ There’s no denying that your diet has an impact on your body.

The richer your diet is in different nutrients, the better nourished your body is. For better hair growth, foods rich in Vitamins B12 and D, biotin, riboflavin, and iron, should be taken. You can try various recipes that include spinach, eggs, fish, soybeans, meat, nuts, and seeds, as well as beans as they are great sources of protein and vitamins required for healthy hair and scalp.

You can also keep roasted seeds or dried fruits as snacks. Lack of micronutrients can deteriorate your hair health as well as result in other health issues. 

Hair Treatments

All of us want to try something new. We like to change our style, our hair, and whatnot. While styling hair might be fun and handy, it can be damaging to your hair. Prolonged use of heating devices like straighteners or curlers leads to the hair becoming brittle and frail. It can also lead to split ends. Styling the hair every now and then does no harm, but doing so regularly is not advisable. 

The same is the case with hair color. Dyeing your hair is an extremely satisfying process of coming into your own being, allowing you to express yourself on your own terms. However, here are a few things you must keep in mind. Coloring your hair means you need to pay extra attention to your scalp health.

Bleaching and dyeing your hair is a complicated process that additionally puts stress on your hair. It is recommended to go for specific products that cater to the needs of your colored hair. There are shampoos and conditioners that not only provide moisture but also help retain your hair color, which in turn extends your color cycle.

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What Can Be Done? 

To improve your scalp health, it is suggested to invest some time in hair care and different products that might be helpful. Different hair types have different needs but there are some general tips you can keep in mind. 

Pre-Wash Oiling & Cleansing Your Scalp

Oil has often been termed as the bad guy in hair care, but in reality, it is an extremely helpful ingredient if used expediently!

Your hair naturally produces oil over time which is why it is not recommended to oil your hair excessively. Not only is it very uncomfortable and makes your hair sticky but it can also lead to dandruff problems. Yet, at the same time making efforts to remove all and any oil from your hair is counterproductive. Doing so can strip your hair of natural nutrients and moisture, making it lifeless and weak. It can lead to dryness, dandruff, itching, and irritation.

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Hence, oil is a necessity for scalp health. It is better to find a hair routine that is best for your hair type. Apply a light amount of oil to your hair after Shampooing and avoid putting oil after every single bath. If your scalp is dry, you can use oil a little liberally. Although an excess of it wouldn’t be helpful. It’s essential to maintain a balance and use products as required. You can try different organic essential oils like Tea Tree Oil, Argan Oil, Coconut Oil, Ginger Oil, Jasmine Oil, and so on.

You can even try products infused with these oils combined like PURC Hair Density Oil, PURC Hair Growth Spray, etc.

Hair Masks

Another step that you can take towards having a healthy scalp is by providing it with some external conditioners and moisture. It is important to include conditioners and hair marks that cater to the needs of your hair. PURC’s hair masks are a great addition to your hair routine. It is a kind of deep conditioning and helps in repairing hair. Hair masks usually contain oils and other ingredients that make your hair smoother and softer. 

Another great product to include in your hair care routine is a hair mask. These are basically a form of intense conditioning treatment that helps to heal damaged hair. These contain the natural oils and other conditioning elements in a much greater concentration than a conditioner.

PURC’s hair masks make the hair shinier and smoother, add more moisture to them, and also make the scalp healthier.

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You can apply the hair mask directly to your hair and scalp with your hands. You need to let the mask stay on for nearly 30 minutes after which you can rinse it off.

You can either buy hair masks or DIY them at your home.

Organic Products

Almost all hair products contain one chemical or the other. The synthetics present in these products can cause irritation, itching, and allergies, along with taking away the moisture and natural oils. Some of the ingredients are known to affect moisture retention as well causing the hair to become brittle and dull. 

It is advised to avoid using synthetic products which can remove natural oils and deposit them on the scalp too. You can opt for oil-based shampoo and conditioners available at an affordable price. 

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PURC’s range of organic shampoos and conditioners can come to your rescue. These products are made of oil extracts, plant butter, fruit extracts, etc. which are natural ingredients that help to nourish the hair.

They are helpful in controlling frizz, countering dryness, retaining moisture, and so on. Since the products are made of natural products, they provide the hair with natural oils. In fact, there are many other advantages of using organic products.

About The Author

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Sarah Cole

Sarah Cole is a certified trichologist and a recognized authority in the field of hair care and hair growth. With over a decade of professional experience, Sarah brings a wealth of knowledge to her role as a Hair Care Specialist and Blogger at PURC Organics. Sarah began her journey in the beauty industry, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Cosmetology from the esteemed London College of Fashion. Her passion for hair health led her to further her education, becoming a certified trichologist from the International Association of Trichologists (IAT). Over the years, Sarah has helped thousands of clients achieve their hair goals through her personalized, science-based approach to hair care. She specializes in assessing the health of hair and scalp, identifying issues, and recommending holistic, organic solutions. Her expertise covers a wide range of hair concerns, including damage repair, hair growth, scalp health, and hair aging. Sarah is a regular contributor to several renowned beauty and wellness publications, where she shares her insights and latest findings in hair care. Her commitment to promoting healthier hair care routines using natural, organic products aligns perfectly with the ethos of PURC Organics. Through her blogs, Sarah aims to educate readers about the importance of using the right hair care products and practices. Her deep understanding of hair biology and the impact of natural ingredients on hair health has made her an indispensable part of the PURC Organics team. Sarah’s authoritative voice and expert advice in the field of hair care make her a trusted source of information. Her dedication to promoting eco-friendly, effective hair care solutions continues to inspire and guide individuals towards a healthier hair care journey.
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