Q&A with Dr Sonal and Dr Apoorva Shah
DR APOORVA SHAH and DR SONAL SHAH, India’s first certified trichologists, give you all the haircare advice you need. Q They say that if you pull out a grey strand, they will increase in number. Is this true? Can you suggest natural remedies to curb greying of hair? ~ Asmita
It is partially correct because when you pull out a strand, you are likely to damage the adjacent hair roots, causing damage to melanocytes (pigment-producing cells).
the reason behind premature greying. and zinc which help to maintain your natural hair colour. Eating an amla a day is
Q Depending on the season and texture of the hair, there are several shampoos one can pick up. I try to experiment and change my shampoo every three months. Is that advisable? ~ Rinku
It is certainly not advisable to keep exposing your hair to various allergens in
a product has suited your hair, stick to it
Q Monsoon is a month away. Can you share a few haircare tips for the season? ~ Poorvi
invariably, so a good hair care regime is essential throughout the season. One needs to oil hair and never skip the shampoo routine. Regularly dab on some protective leave-in hair conditioners or smoothing serums. Skip the hair dryer as much as possible and allow your hair to dry naturally. Avoid chemical treatments and do not expose your hair to highly chlorinated water.
Q I love using shine serums. But over a period of time, they make my hair sticky. Could you suggest a remedy? ~ Sneha
where the natural sebum secreted by the scalp cannot reach.