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Strengthen Your Hair From The Inside Out With These 3 Nourishing Foods

Strengthen Your Hair From The Inside Out With These 3 Nourishing Foods If your locks are feeling dry and brittle, or your hair just never seems to grow, then your diet may be to blame. Filling your body with clean whole foods, rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals will not only protect your health, it will help to strengthen your hair so that it grows faster and looks healthier too. Here's our top 3 go-to foods for seriously sexy strands! Avocados An avocado a day may keep the doctor away, and it can keep the hairstylists scissors away too by preventing split ends. Avocados are jam-packed with essential fatty acids to hydrate and strengthen your hair from the inside out, leaving it soft and shiny. Hydrated hair truly is happy hair. By ensuring your strands are hydrated you help to prevent brittle locks that can lead to split ends and breakage. Include this superfood in your diet at least a few times a week. You can even mash one up with some olive oil and honey for a deeply nourishing hair mask. Nuts Nuts including walnuts, almonds, pecans and cashews are rich in omega 3 fats, as well as zinc. Omega 3 will strengthen your hair and stimulate hair growth. Zinc will help to prevent hair loss. Next time you feel like munching, grab a handful of mixed nuts and just know your hair will reward you! Eggs If you want stronger hair that won't break and will grow long and healthy, then you need to include protein in your diet. Eggs are an excellent source of protein, as well as another hair-loving vitamin called biotin. Biotin helps to prevent hair loss and thicken your strands, as well as stimulate new growth at the roots. As your hair grows out, you will notice that it looks and feels much fuller and softer. Aside from eating them, try an egg protein mask by whipping up an egg or 2 with some olive oil and applying all over your hair. Leave for 20 minutes before washing your hair as usual. Do this only once every 3-4 weeks, as too much protein can actually cause brittle locks. Of course using the right hair care products in conjunction with a healthy diet is very important too! Our strengthening shampoo and conditioner are free of all harmful ingredients including sulfates and parabens, and will leave your locks feeling stronger and looking beautiful!