I often get compliments on my very short hair. People often find it an extension of what they call my ‘natural, confident’ self. Secretly, I enjoy those compliments but what many don’t know is, my current hairstyle wasn’t my first choice and that I never planned it to become a reflection of my personality.
The fairytales speak nothing about Rapunzel’s diet. But whatever that may have been, the witch had at least fed her a very balanced one. There is hardly anything that can compete with well-balanced meals that are rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, iron and all the other essential ingredients. Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietician and author of The Flexitarian Diet says, “Pump up the protein”. According to Dawn if protein is included in each meal and snack, it will make the hair follicles really strong. And that’s what is needed. A strong hair follicle is like a stable foundation to your house. The stronger it is, the better can it hold the construction.
Women all around the world seem to have been baffled by the apparently simple question about the frequency in which they should wash their hair. While some prefer washing their hair every day, there are people who like to do it every alternate day or even once or twice every week. Back in the 1950s it was a common practice among women to pay a weekly visit to the hairdresser to have their hair washed and styled. So it turns out that the final decision is conditioned by a variety of factors including individual preference and social acceptance. But how would you react if I told you that you can go without shampoo forever? Now, before the statement grosses you out completely, let me assure you that it is not as bad as it sounds. Rather, following are some of the most wonderful ways in which you can go ‘poo’ free and yet flaunt an envious crown!