A look on how pollution damages your hair


Modern lifestyle has affected not only our surrounding but also our health. Industrialization and urbanization has led to pollution. There has been a tremendous increase in the level of pollution and harmful gases in this environment. Due to these harmful gases most women are having face, skin and hair problems.

Every woman in this world loves to have long and beautiful hair. But on the contrary, frequent exposure to sun and dust has an adverse effect on hair, making it look unhealthy dull and damaged. Excess hair loss, split ends, dandruff is results of pollution.

Exposure to sun and dust can make hair weak and more prone to damage. The ultraviolet light from the sun can tan and weaken the hair structurally, resulting in hair breakage and loss. Hair is damaged not only for pollution but also for different products that we are using in our day-to-day life. Different shampoos and conditioners can have an adverse effect on hair.

Hair styling is also another cause of hair fall. Different styles with hair may lead to weakening of hair root that ultimately leads to hair fall. Damaged hair feels brittle and feels coarse and falls more quickly.

Along with all this the most important is our diet. Now a day’s most of us prefer spicy, oily fast foods. That is another cause of our hair fall. Grey hair is more likely to damage from the sun, followed by blonde hair. If your hair is grey and you’re going to be out in the sun most of the time without a hat, you may consider dyeing it dark. Dyeing may reduce the damage from the sun.

We can prevent hair fall, if we follow some of the tips.

First of all wash your hair often and properly. Washing hair regularly strips up the natural oils produced by the scalp, which helps to keep the hair in healthy condition. Use preferred shampoos and conditioners and wash the hair properly. Many products have chemicals that are the most common culprit to damage your hair as it loses. Those chemicals remove the protective lipid layer of fat on the outside of the cuticle which is responsible for making the hair shiny. So prefer using herbal product. Use shampoos having dimethicone, that decreases static electricity increase shine, and improve manageability. Avoid those shampoos with mineral oil and petrolatum, Conditioner makes the hair feel softer. Look for those products containing natural oil, olive oil, argon oil, or glycerin, sorbitol, or Shea butter. That won’t harm your hair. Hot water can damage your hair so prefer lukewarm water to wash your hair. Do not brush your hair while it is wet.

Use wide toothed comb to de-tangle knots. Hair is weaker when it is wet, so it is more susceptible to damage. If you want to dry your hair start it from the lowest heat setting and increase it gradually.

Moisturizing hair regularly can improve the luster of hair. You also need to protect your hair from damage caused by blow dryers, curling irons, and flat irons. Appling a heat styling cream while your hair is damp will be better. If you have fine hair, prefer lowering the styling tools. Medium and coarse hair can handle slightly higher temperatures.

Weather can also stress your hair. Cold air and blazing sun can dry your hair. Even salt water and chlorine can also damage your hair. When the tresses are exposed consider using shampoos and conditioners prefer for dry hair. Hair needs healthy fats‘at plenty of avocados, salmon, and olive oil. These foods contains with fatty acids that moisturize a dry scalp with natural oils.

Celebrity column:

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan recommends Loreal Paris total repair 5 to have smooth and glowing hair. it prevents hair from dry hair, rough hair, dull hair; split end. it nourishes the hair from root to tip.

Silpa and Samita recommend Pantene -0 worries of hair fall. A holistic daily regimen is essential t0 nurturing healthy beautiful hair.

Bipasha Basu recommends clinic all clear. It’s an anti-dandruff shampoo. It nourishes the scalp. It make our hair soft, silky & Shiny.

For a woman, hair is the most attractive part. A woman looks beautiful and feels confident if she is proper in her look.


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