First things, first. You gotta’ add some eggs into your diet. Eggs are full of hair building proteins, one egg alone has six grams worth – need we say more? Well, we’re gonna… Eggs also contain collagen, keratin, sulfur, vitamin B and biotin which works wonder for your scalp and hair. They also provide lots of amino acids, iron for strength, zinc for shine and beta-carotene for scalp love. Phew, your hair is going to get a whole lot of love!
Next up, coconuts. Oh how we love coconuts! Coconuts and coconut oil are sooo nourishing for the inside of your body and work to resonate on the outside with your hair and skin. They are also full of healthy fats, minerals and vitamins which strengthen your hair and add salon worthy shine. #Yas
Moving on to avocados. The superfood that has gotten oh so popular and is on every girls instagram at least once (c’mon we’re with ya, too!) is actually good for your tresses, as well as everything else. Avocados add much needed fat to a classic plant based diet. Not only that, it is a full on antioxidant called alpha-tocopherol that fights against free radicals. These free radicals can dull and stress out your hair which is never good, right?! Finally, it also includes copper which helps to build collagen and elastin in the body, especially the skin that holds hair follicles.
Next up, pumpkin seeds. This nifty little things are high in Omega-3’s which are majorly important for shiny, soft hair. These seeds are a rich source of vitamins A, E and K, as well as zinc and biotin. Pumpkin seeds contain linoleic and oleic acid, which are basically oils that impact androgen levels in the body (lack of androgen is believed to be the main cause of hair loss, FYI.) They also full to the brim of cucurbitin, a unique amino that is responsible for its effect on hair growth.
Now, moving on to delicious blueberries! Add the berries into your diet and prepare for some serious hair loving. These are packed full of vitamins A, C and E which increase collagen stimulation and oxygenation of the body, and result in hair growth. Shall we go on?! : )
Last but not least, almonds! Almonds are full of healthy fats, vitamins and proteins. All nuts and seeds are ah-mazing for your hair, but almonds in particular are a strength-building, go-to for those on the move who still want to infuse their hair with goodness.
Add these simple foods into your diets and prepare for healthy, stronger hair. Give it a go and let us know how you get on : )