Pregnancy and hair care changes. Pregnancy is a life changing experience and body of every woman, the changes are not only internal but also occur on the outside, and hair, skin and nails do not cease to be affected.
Every pregnancy is different, so not all women will experience the same changes, as well are those that are not going to receive some modifications, but these are the minority, the reality is that a large percentage of moms notice as her hair is not the same as before conception.
The ones most benefited from these hair changes are more noticeable than thick, shiny and healthy, this is a consequence of the high level of estrogen helps to maintain for longer than normal hair follicles in telogen phase (resting ), which reduces hair loss.
Then there are the moms who look like her hair and nails growing rapidly become stronger, this is due to the large array of hormones that are secreted in the body of the mother improves blood circulation and accelerate metabolism, which therefore make the hair grow faster.
Then there is the percentage of women whose pregnancy does not give benefits to your hair, but rather seems to harm. Many notice as your hair becomes weak, thin, dull and brittle, also becomes extremely dry or extremely oily without apparent reason, this is the result of hormones.
Others suffer a drastic makeover, with women generally look like straight hair becomes wavy and curly hair curlers notice their increasingly stretched. To combat this you have to use different styling products to keep your hair in a position, and wait at least 6 months after delivery to the hair regain its natural state, although this is not something that happens in most cases.
After giving birth to generate a loss of hair caused by hormonal replacement in the body, which is normalized in the first months after having a baby. Only if the problem persists it is necessary to resort to supplements of iron and cysteine, which stimulate and strengthen the hair follicles.
Care required for each type of hair:
- Pregnant women who become pregnant before they will notice dry hair more healthy and hydrated, with vitality and less drop. In these cases you have to treat the hair with normal hair products and discard the dry hair.
- Women with normal hair before pregnancy will have to wash your hair daily use products frequently to avoid attack it and prevent grease. Rinsing should only apply it in the long and never in the hull.
- For those with oily hair, chances are it will become much more prone to greasing it before, and therefore must be washed daily with mild shampoos for oily hair and prevent drying with hot air.
- For hair in need of coloring, the dyes that can be used are those which contain no ammonia or oxidants, on the other side is not advisable and permanent discoloration of possible allergic reactions and unexpected changes in your hair.