How exercise can help promote healthy hair growth

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Hair growth is essential to maintaining healthy, luxurious hair. When my hair grows effortlessly, I know I must have been doing something right in my hair growth regimen to improve the overall health of my hair. Drinking water, eating the right foods, as well as protective styles are essential to taking care of your natural hair. However, exercise can also tremendously benefit your hair growth. Exercising is a necessary was to improve the overall health of your body and mind but here are four facts on how a nice, morning jog can increase the length and strength of your naturally curly tresses.

1. Exercising can increase the blood flow to the scalp. While exercising, such as jogging, will establish overall blood flow throughout the body, the scalp benefits as well. Blood circulation allows for more nutrients to reach the follicles. Healthy follicles can improve the overall appearance and length of the hair over time.

2. Exercising often can increase the amount of times you wash your hair during the week. Consistently washing your hair will help to maintain a scalp that is clean and free of agents that may clog your scalp such as dirt and oil.

3. Exercising requires you to wear protective styles. Protective styling helps to retain length by keeping your hair off your shoulders and allowing it to grow effortlessly. Protective styling during exercise is particularly important for ladies who may have fine strands that can easily break.

4. Exercise requires you to drink more water. Drinking more water will help carry the nutrients your hair needs to the hair follicles in your scalp. Water is immensely important to add to your regimen when maintaining the health of your body and natural hair.

Happy Growing!

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