A diet low in nutrients may cause dry, brittle, and rough hair. Coarse hair could be a sign of iron deficiency anaemia, while hair loss could be due to a lack of protein. You need to follow a consistent hair care routine for long-lasting hair health.
“It is advisable to take good care of your hair and maintain a healthy diet. Avoid tight hairstyles and heat styling tools as much as possible,” advises Dr Shamitha K V, chief ayurveda consultant, Revive Dr Shamitha’s Ayurvedic Health and Wellness Centre, Cochin. She also recommends incorporating foods rich in collagen, vitamin C, biotin, and iron into your dietary intake. Here are some of the ayurvedic tips you can follow internally and externally for healthy hair.