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What To Do If Your Hair Fall Is More Than 100 Strands A Day!

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Is your hair partition wider than usual? Did your daily hair fall rate go beyond the recommended 50 to 100 hair strands? Do you often wake up to hair strands coating your bedsheet and pillow? If yes, then it's time to amp up your hair care game. Curated in this article are tips to control hair fall.

As depressing as the condition may be, the first thing you need to do is understand what triggered the hair loss.

For some people, reason can be as simple as using chemical-based hair products that chock the hair follicles, weakening roots and causing hair fall.

For others, the condition can point to underlying medical condition like hormonal imbalance, alopecia, scalp infection, thyroid disease and more.

About 70% of your problem will be solved if you know the cause and take the right measure to address the problem. Other than that, for that added nourishment, here are herbal hair masks that not just reduce hair fall, but also add shine, silkiness and smoothness to your mane.

Reality check, while Ayurvedic hair growth masks can really bring about a difference, for them to really work, you need to gorge into vitamin-rich foods and exercise aplenty.

Olive Oil

Packed with antioxidants, vitamin E and essential minerals, olive oil can literally spell life back into your hair.

Step 1:

olive oil

Heat ½ a cup of olive oil in low flame for 2 to 5 minutes. Turn off the flame and allow it to cool. Once it is lukewarm, massage it onto your scalp and hair length.

Step 2:

hair massage

Let it sit for an hour and then shampoo and condition your hair. This natural ingredient can bring about a revolutionary difference to your hair growth.


Onion has more sulphur than any natural ingredient you can get your hands on, which stimulates hair growth and reduces hair fall.

Step 1:


Peel, mince and extract onion juice. Using a cotton ball, apply it to your scalp. Using the soft bud of your finger, massage your scalp in a circular motion.

Step 2:

onion juice

Let the mask sit for an hour or so, before rinsing it clean with a mild cleanser.


Egg is a powerhouse of proteins that work like keratin on your hair, only it does not involve any toxic chemicals. It will improve the elasticity of your hair, reduce breakage and make your mane super-glossy and shiny.

Step 1:


Take egg white in a bowl and 10 drops of almond oil to it. Beat it until you get a frothy consistency.

Step 2:

egg mask

Massage it to your scalp, let it sit until your hair becomes crunchy and then rinse it off with a mild shampoo.



One of the prime reasons behind hair fall is round-the-clock stress. Meditating at least 30 minutes a day is known to bring down the stress levels, plus restore your hormone balance.

If you have any more tips on how to prevent hair fall naturally, do share them with us in the comment section below.

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Story first published: Thursday, October 27, 2016, 8:00 [IST]
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