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An Expert Claims We Are Showering Incorrectly And It Could Cause Your Hair To Fall Out

Why are there no YouTube tutorials to teach us these kinds of things?!

According to an 'expert ', if you are showering incorrectly, it could cause your hair to fall out. But, what is the incorrect way, you ask?   

CEO of Este Medical Group Sam Cinkir says that you are most at risk of creating damaged tresses if you enjoy a long hot shower. The hot water affects your blood flow and the overall health of your strands.   

'Most people love a hot shower before, or after, a long day,' he notes.  

 'It can help us relax, but having your shower too hot can cause a lot of damage to your skin and your hair.  

'Hot water slows down blood flow, and your scalp needs good circulation to encourage healthy hair growth.'  

When the hot water hits your scalps, your pores open, making the roots of your hair weaker. As such, your hair may fall out.  

'Washing with warm water will open your pores enough for your roots and scalp to be cleaned – but not enough to cause damage and loss of hair,' he adds. 

Hold up, good news for you also! For those suffering from dandruff and thinking being bald would just be easier. The lower heat setting can help you also.   

'Using water so high in temperature that it damages your scalp can not only be uncomfortable but can lead to extreme dry skin which causes dandruff,' Sam says.  

'Dandruff might be a common hair concern; it's not pleasant for anyone who suffers and is best avoiding where possible.'  

And if you have dry, frizzy hair, hot water is playing you also…   

'It can also strip your hair of its natural oils, and your body will work to replace those oils, resulting in your hair becoming greasier quicker,' Sam explains.  

Enough about the problem Sam; what's the solution?! Turns out the solution is simple; just tone it down on the heat.  

Warn water, not hot, but also rinse hair with cold water.  

'There are many benefits to rinsing with cold water, including improved circulation, preserving natural oils and maintaining a smooth texture by locking in moisture.' Sam says.