How to Stop Hair Thinning with 6 Effective Home Remedies

Hair is considered as a great prestige for a person. Everyone dreams of dense and healthy hair, but not all are blessed with it. The hair texture varies from thick, medium to thin. Thin hair is not healthy as they are more prone to hair breakage, difficulty in hair-styling, get greasy quickly, no volume with no easy growth and results in quick hair loss.

Factors like hereditary (e.g., male pattern baldness & female pattern baldness), hormonal imbalance, improper diet, medical issues due to thyroid and malnutrition, and heat styling products are responsible for thinning hair, hair shedding & balding spots,

Thin hair can easily be managed by following some simple methods like:

1. Hair Nutrition
2. Oil Treatment
3. Suitable hair Shampoo
4. Minimum usage of heat styling products
5. Cover the hair when out in the sun
6. Style smartly

1. Hair Nutrition:

Hair needs proper minerals and vitamins like biotin for nourishment. Its deficiency may lead to thin and unhealthy hair. One must include biotin, vitamin B complex, C, D, E, and A; minerals like iron and zinc; protein and fatty acids like omega 3 and 9 in the diet.

Foods like eggs, salmon, walnuts, yogurt, various beans, oranges, milk, whole grains, poultry and fresh green vegetables are rich in these nutrients.

You can add daily hair supplements like hair growth tablets enriched with Biotin, vitamins and amino acids for the maximum amount of nourishment and helps in hair loss treatment.

2. Oil treatments:

Oiling plays a crucial role in keeping hair healthy and thick. Regular scalp massaging enhances blood circulation strengthens the hair roots, hair follicles and increases the volume of hair. 

Some beneficial oils are:

Olive oil: Consists of alpha-linolenic acid, omega 3 and oleic acid which helps repair split ends, hair loss, and moisture loss.

Almond oil: Contains magnesium, proteins and specific essential fatty acids for treating the hair problems like breakage, dullness, etc. remarkably.

Neem oil: Enriched with fatty acids that nourish and condition the scalp and hair. Due to the presence of antioxidants in neem oil, it protects the scalp skin from ongoing damage caused due to free radicals.

Avocado oil: Contains amino acids, proteins and fatty acids that prevents hair loss and absorbs extra oil from hair for the non-greasy look.

3. A suitable Hair Shampoo:

Volumizing shampoos are suitable for hair thinning treatment as they contain protein and moisturizing ingredients such as silicone, glycerin, and keratin proteins. Try to use Anti hair fall shampoo enriched with vitamins and phytoextracts brought back to life to thin and damaged hair and become shiny and manageable again. Shampoos containing sulfates, diethanolamine, triethanolamine, and propylene glycol need to be avoided.

4. Minimum usage of heat styling products:

The thin hair needs low heat exposure as high heat causes hair breakage and burns. When using the standard styling tools, prefer to use it on minimum temperature/less heat. Prefer the tools with ceramic or tourmaline surfaces with a setting to regulate the temperature.

5. Cover the hair when out in the sun:

Excessive sun exposure is always a concern either for skin or hair. The people with thin hair face more harm as the hair is more prone to exposure and sun damage which causes split end, breakable and dry hair. So, always cover the hair when going out in the sun.

6. Style smartly:

Opt for a bouncy look/hairstyle in case of thin hair. Do back brushing gently and then do some hairstyle. Hair can be volumized by rolling them down with rollers and also avoid over-brushing.

7. Opt for good old hair masks:

Simple ingredients from the kitchen can be effective remedy for hair thinning and hair loss. Some worth considering are as under:


Onion Juice: Onions are well known for their remarkable hair growth-boosting properties. Extract the juice of onion and massage onto your scalp and leave as such for 10 minutes.


Green Tea: Due to it antioxidant properties, green tea can help in keeping the scalp clean and healthy to promote hair growth.


Fenugreek Seeds: Fenugreek has been known to induce hair growth and fight hair thinning.


These methods can be incorporated into the daily routine for healthy, voluminous and shiny locks!


You can also read and follow some hair growth tips here!
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