Hair growth is still the number one priority for most of our readers, and at some point in your life even if you have turned your nose up at the idea of long hair now you must admit it was probably a priority for you at one point or another.
Yet hair growth is totally dependent on your internal health. There are no products in the hair department at Walmart, Target or any beauty supply store that you can put on your hair to cause growth without a decent regimen.
The main purpose of most topically applied hair products is for the preservation of the hair strand, in other words as your hair grows your hair products help you to retain the length you have already achieved.
So if hair growth is based on what is happening inside your body the value of vitamins, supplements*, your nutrition and overall health becomes even more important than what you put on your hair.
I am sure you have seen somewhere on BHI the slogan, “with health comes length”? There is a reason we say this. For one, it is the truth and two, hair health is the only thing that can guarantee that you achieve your length goals.
Supplementation comes into play if you feel that you need a bit of help improving the nutrient density of your diet for better health so that your hair can grow faster and stronger.
Why is Biotin so essential to hair growth
Biotin hits the nail on the head with regards to hair growth and the prevention of hair loss. Do not get me wrong, a multi vitamin can be very beneficial but if you want something known to take care of the overall well being of your hair, Biotin* is it.
Biotin, or vitamin H is part of the complex B vitamins. Along with helping the body metabolize fats and carbohydrates, biotin has been linked to improved hair health and maintaining proper function of the nervous system.
Though it’s uncommon to have a deficiency in biotin, chronic smokers, alcoholics, pregnant women, those with Crohn’s and/or liver disease and anyone eating a diet loaded with processed foods are most likely to have a deficiency.
Symptoms often reveal themselves through dry eyes, cracking on the sides of the mouth, scaly skin, depression and hair loss. ~ Chatelaine
Last year Biotin was the number one product among our readers and this year there is no sign of the purchase of Biotin slowing down. Here is why…