A few weeks ago after washing and detangling my hair, I stepped out of the shower, put on my glasses…and freaked.
When I peered back into the shower it looked like I’d just groomed a poodle. There were large clumps of hair everywhere.
I ran to the mirror checking for bald spots, thinking that my near-sightedness had caused me to confuse my bottle of depilatory with my shampoo. But thankfully, that was not the case. I stood there for a minute, tapping my chin trying to figure out what I had done wrong. I hadn’t changed my routine, I wasn’t using a new comb or anything. The only thing that had really changed in my life…well…was me. You see when damage shows up on my skin or with my hair, I know that it’s usually my lifestyle, and not necessarily the products I’m using that are the culprit.
I was right.
Stress from my work had caused me to stop eating as well, and stay up late, which led to coffee-laden afternoons, and insomnia-ridden nights. Exercise? Yeah right. So since the beginning of the year, I’ve actively been trying to approach my hair and scalp health from the inside out. And it’s been working!
Here’s what I did: