Hair loss affects both men and women. While genetics plays a role, there are other factors, including: hormonal imbalances, an under active thyroid gland, nutrient deficiencies and insufficient scalp circulation. Much hair loss and baldness is related to genetics; however, other factors may play a role such as hormonal problems, poor nutrition, medication, chemotherapy and thyroid disease. Try some of these alternatives to help restore your hair and slow down the hair loss problem.
Dry hair is a problem that develops from excessive exposure to the elements weather can damage and weaken the hair. Sun, ocean water, sand, and wind dry out the scalp. Dry hair is very fragile and breaks easily specially when wet hair can stretch nearly double its length, this can be very damaging. If you have dry hair try to brush it as little as possible when wet.
Use pure castile soap as a base, and add herbal extracts, and essential oils to make high quality homemade shampoo. You can adjust the formula for hair type and color; Use this chamomile and calendula herbal blend for light colored hair, this one for dark hair features comfrey and sage. You can also take the shortcut of starting with a good quality base of Ayurvedic and organic shampoo and adding your herbal extras to it. You can again read the label carefully and choose those herbal hair products that are free from harmful sulfates, parabens and chlorides!