''My hair just doesn't grow!''
We've either heard women say this, or have been the ones to say that sentence. Do you want to know a secret? It's not true! Your hair does grow. Chances are, it's just not given enough nutrients, resulting in breakage before you've had a chance to notice your growing locks. So what can you do, to protect your natural hair? There's a number of things, starting with what you put into your body. Food
-The easiest way to clean up your diet is to eat by color. Your meals should be colorful, because whole and nutrient rich foods are brightly colored. Berries, dark leafy greens, and healthy fats are especially important in growing long and healthy locks. Stay away from processed foods, which are high in sugars, and harmful to your body. Examples: raspberries, kale, coconut oil, salmon. Vitamins Sometimes, no matter how much we eat and how careful we are, our bodies still do not get enough nutrients. Don't worry, we've got you covered. For veiled women, Vitamin D is one of the most important nutrients that your body, and hair, requires to be healthy. Normally, you absorb Vitamin D from the sun, but being covered makes that more challenging. Taking Vitamin D supplements in essential in maintaining your health. Other options are Biotin for stronger hair, and a general multivitamin for over all health. Recommendations: Hair Skin & Nails Nourishment Gummies, Biotin, Vitamin D Night routine If there are just two things you do before going to bed (after taking off your makeup), make sure it's wrapping your hair, and sleeping on a satin pillowcase. Natural hair needs to be protected in order to prevent breakage, and wrapping it in a silk or satin scarf not only keeps moisture in your hair, but also prevents further breakage. It's also important to treat your hair before going to sleep, with a heavy cream or an infusing oil. After moisturizing, twist or braid your hair loosely, and gently wrap your scarf around your hair Here's what we recommend: Coconut leave-in spray, Cashmere oil Keep a journal, and keep track of how your hair and body to start to change once you start paying a little bit more attention. Xo, Natasha's team