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5 Natural Remedies for Winterizing Hair and Scalp

Paulina Nelega | December 9, 2013 | 2:57 PM

5 Natural Remedies for Winterizing Hair and ScalpWinter weather is here, and along with the cold, your clients may well be coming in asking what they can do to bring life back to their dry, dull hair. Here are five tips to help give your clients’ locks a lift during the winter months.  

Give the scalp some love.

Massage your scalp before showering to exfoliate old cells, get waste byproducts out to the surface for removal, and invigorate your scalp with fresh, oxygen-rich blood. A build up of chemicals from hair care products can affect scalp pH and sebum production, leading to scalp inflammation and follicle damage that can result in hair loss or poor hair growth.

Keep the body hydrated.
Indoor heating during the winter saps moisture out of our skin, including on the scalp. Pure water, herbal teas, and green tea are all great choices to help ensure you stay hydrated. Make it a habit to carry a refillable water bottle with you so you can keep yourself topped up throughout the day.

Use hot oil treatments.
Indulge your scalp and hair with a weekly hot oil treatment to improve texture and maintain sheen. Even if you have oily hair, hot oil treatments are still beneficial for maintaining healthy moisture balance—just use a thinner oil, such as coconut oil or argan oil. Drier hair types can use a thicker oil, such as luxurious shea butter, jojoba, or avocado oil. All are 100% pure and wonderfully moisturizing!

Take a daily supplement.

A healthy diet is your first step to great hair, so to ensure that your hair gets all of the key nutrients it needs on a regular basis, try supplementing with an all-natural supplement like Hair Essentials. Hair Essentials features over 20 key hair-healthy nutrients including silica, biotin, herbs, essential fatty acids, antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and more! Plus, it’s vegetarian and certified gluten-free, and works synergistically to combat hair loss, repair and revitalize hair follicles, and stimulate healthy new hair growth.

Protect your hair from the elements.
It’s winter, which means it’s time to put those cozy scarves and cute hats to good use! Extreme cold and harsh winds can damage and tangle your hair, making it dry and brittle—protect your locks from winter weather with signature style!

Paulina Nelega is a registered clinical herbalist for Hair Essentials and has been assisting individuals facing hair loss for nearly two decades. Hair Essentials is an all-natural, 100% vegetarian, non-GMO, certified gluten-free proprietary blend of more than 20 herbs, vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids, silica, biotin, and other essential nutrients. Hair Essentials can be purchased online at or by calling 800-536-9353.

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