Ah to be 12 again. To have long, thick, glowing locks that never thinned or fell out clumps … and the luxury of not appreciating them at all.
If you’ve noticed far fewer tresses as your years advance, there’s a reason. Almost everyone loses hair thickness over time. For one thing, your rate of hair growth slows, so as old hairs fall out, new ones don’t step in to take their place nearly as quickly. For another, the width of the hair strand itself starts to shrink as your scalp produces strands that contain less protein. The result is thinning, breakability and slower hair growth rate.
What’s a person to do?
Well, we can’t go back to preadolescence and steal our own hair, unfortunately, or most of us would do it in a hot second. What you can do is turn back the clock, at least a little bit. Here are five all-natural hair care tips to help you do just that.