Top 8 Foods for Healthy Hair

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Greek Yogurt for Hair Growth

Yogurt packed with protein, the building block of your locks. It also has an ingredient that helps with blood flow to your scalp and hair growth. It’s called vitamin B5 (known as pantothenic acid) which help against hair thinning and loss. You may recognize pantothenic acid as an ingredient on your hair and skincare product labels.

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Salmon for Shine

Fish like salmon, sardines, and mackerel are rich in healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Your body can’t make these healthy fats, so you have to get them from food or supplements. They help protect you from disease, and also help to adds brightness and elasticity to hair.

Spinach prevent Brittle Hair

Spinach is full of amazing nutrients and vitamins such as vitamin A, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, folate and vitamin C. These work together for a healthy scalp. They keep your hair moisturized so it doesn’t break.

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Eggs for Growth

Eggs are good source of hair growth, which contain lots of protein. Hair is composed of 70 percent keratin protein, so egg protein helps to rebuild damaged hair by filling in weakened spots along the hair strand, which strengthens the hair. Eggs are rich in a B vitamin called biotin that helps hair grow. Biotin also helps strengthen brittle fingernails.

Guava to Prevent Breakage

This tropical fruit contain vitamin C, it protects your hair from breaking. One cup of guava has 377 milligrams of vitamin C. That’s more than four times the minimum daily recommended amount.

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Lean Poultry for Thickness

Poultry is rich in protein. Eat chicken or turkey, which have less saturated fat than sources like beef and pork. Poultry also contains hair-healthy zinc, iron, and vitamin B to keep your hair strong and thick.

Sweet Potatoes to Fight Dull Locks

Sweet potatoes are filled with an antioxidant called Beta Carotene which is good for you. Your body turns beta carotene into vitamin A. That helps protect against dry, dull hair. It also encourages the glands in your scalp to make an oily fluid called sebum that keeps hair from drying out. Orange vegetables like carrots, pumpkin, cantaloupe, and mangoes are good source of Beta carotene.

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Oysters for Fullness

These are rich in zinc and assist in the production of androgen. Hormone Androgen helps to prevent hair loss or dandruff. You can also find this mineral in beef, crab, lobster, and fortified cereal.

Homemade Vitamin C Serum For Face And Skin

Vitamin C Serum

Vitamin C is a potent natural skin care agent that used in beauty products such as vitamin C serums, creams and lotions. Vitamin C is highly effective as an anti-aging and anti-wrinkle natural ingredient. It helps in brightening and tightening your skin. Vitamin C is safe and naturally prevents photo aging, treats hyper pigmentation, promotes to healing tissues, stimulates collagen production and wards off free radicals.

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The topical vitamin C serum has the main role in the production of collagen in our bodies.  Collagen provides elasticity to our skin and protect from wrinkles. Increasing vitamin C in our skin stimulates collagen production which will keep wrinkles at bay and provide us with flawless young skin.

How To Make Vitamin C Serum At Home?

Making vitamin C skin serum is as simple as mingling together your morning smoothie. You can make the same vitamin C serum from your home itself and which have the same skin benefits as branded vitamin C serum.

Vitamin C Serum Recipe

What you need:

  1. 1/2 Teaspoon natural real food Vitamin C Powder (L-ascorbic acid)
  2. 1 Tablespoon distilled water (or rose water) to dissolve and 2 tablespoons vegetable glycerin
  3. A dark color glass dropper bottle to store (Vitamin C oxidizes easily).

Method:

(i) Dissolve the vitamin C powder in the distilled water completely. Sensitive skin may call for a little less vitamin C powder. Shake the bottle well until the powder dissolves completely. You can store this homemade vitamin c skin care serum for up to 2 weeks in your fridge.

(ii) If you are using vegetable glycerin as well, dissolve vitamin C powder in the smaller amount of water, then pour in glycerin, and shake well to dissolve it thoroughly. You can store this homemade vitamin c skin care serum for up to 4 weeks or longer in your fridge.

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After cleansing your skin, apply a small amount of this homemade vitamin C skin serum at bed time (vitamin C increases your skin’s sensitivity to the sun, so use it at night). You can use the dropper to put 2-3 drops into the palm of your hand, rub your hands together and smooth the serum all over your face, neck and chest. Follow it up with moisturizer of your choice. Leave it on overnight. If you feel your skin is dry, use a little more moisturizer.