Longer Hair & Longer Nails
October 24, 2021
Laura Lee

We all want it, luscious locks and glamorous nails. Long, thick hair and nails are largely based on genetics but there are some things you can do to improve your situation. And no, it doesn’t mean you have to spend tons of money to attain the look. It mostly comes down to your general health and the type of nutrients in your diet. Continue reading for some more hacks to increase your chances.

 

Hydration is key. We’ve heard it time and time again, drink more water and your body will thank you later. Healthy nails are hydrated nails. So don’t hold back on that extra intake at work. The best diet for your hair and nails is rich in variety- leafy greens, oily fish, nuts, seeds, avocado, eggs, sweet potato. Although we all enjoy an occasional burger or slice of pizza, try to maintain balance with less refined carbs and sugars.

 

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Consider vitamins like biotin. Brittle nails that often break and peel could be a sign of biotin deficiency and it could be worth checking it out if that’s the case for you.  You can get biotin gummies that have essential vitamin D. Eggs and walnuts are natural sources of biotin.

 

Don’t overwash your hair. The more you wash your hair, the more it becomes oily and demands more products. Take care of your scalp with healthy shampoo and conditioner that’s best for your hair, the ones with fewer chemicals and more natural substances will help you reach better results. Trust the hair’s natural oils to do wonders for you, there’s a reason our body produces it. Brush your hair carefully and with patience, even take some time to massage your scalp to get the blood flowing and stimulate hair follicles.

 

 

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