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How to Fight Damaged Hair Caused by Hard Water

Are you frustrated trying out various hair products to fight dull and lusterless hair?

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Do you sometimes wonder what could be the reason behind brittle rough hair?

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Tried all the products that promises to make your hair shinier yet the results are not satisfactory?

\r\nIn this blog we are going to discuss about the various types of hair problems that is caused by excessive use of HARD WATER.\r\n\r\nHairtransplantIndia - Damaged Haur\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nHard water damages Your Lustrous Hair\r\n\r\nHard water has very high content of dissolved minerals which include magnesium and calcium which is harmful for hair, skin and health. The results of washing your hair with hard water is lifeless, rough and parched hair that takes away the natural glow from your hair. You may not believe that water can damage your hair but if you research a bit, you will find thousands of reasons to blame water for extracting the smoothness and shine from your hair. \r\n\r\nFurthermore, hard water is the main cause for making your hair prone to breakage. They weaken the roots of the hair causing hair fall and damage.\r\n

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\r\nWhat are the results of hard water on hair?\r\n\r\nUsing hard water on regular basis will cause-\r\n

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  • Split-ends
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  • Thinning hair
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  • Dandruff
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  • Dry and frizzy hair
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  • Unmanageable hair
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  • Hair fall
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  • Tangled hair
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  • Graying of hair
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\r\nYou may have a misconception that the shampoo you use is the main reason behind the plight of excessive hair fall but in reality the case is bit different! Hard water is the prime cause for you to lose innumerable strands of hair.\r\n\r\nHairtransplantindia - damaged hair repair\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nHow to fight dull and frizzy hair?\r\n\r\nThe following points will help improve the smoothness of hair:\r\n

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  1. Buy a shampoo that is expressly made to get rid of hard water problems.
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  3. Look out for a conditioner that helps to alleviate roughness caused by hard water
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  5. Make a mixture of apple cider vinegar with refined water. Before you apply this mask, shampoo your hair and rinse it off properly. Apply the mixture to your hair and leave on for 10 minutes. Repeat this procedure every alternate week to get back your glossy hair.
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  7. Lemon rinse is one of the effective ways to fight damaged hair. Take 1 tbsp of lemon juice in a bowl and add distilled water and blend them properly. Use this mixture as a substitute for conditioner. Wash your hair properly with shampoo then apply the mixture on your hair and leave on for couple of minutes before washing it off. This procedure will make your hair soft and silky. 
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Must Check: Ultimate Guidelines for Excessive Hair loss

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Conclusion

\r\nYou can install a water softener to eradicate hair problems caused by hard water. Nevertheless, you can also try out using lemon rinse, vinegar rinse and chelating shampoos to fight moisture less hair. We would be keen to share your response and experiences after trying out the above tips. 

About Dr. Maneesh

Dr. Maneesh Sonthalia, one of the renowned cosmetic surgeons in Kolkata has performed several hair transplant with successful results that has left the patients with natural looking hair without any scars. He holds his graduation degree from Kolkata Medical College and is a Master of General Surgery from PG Hospital. Later on he achieved his M.Ch in Plastic Surgery also from PG Hospital.

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