Part 2: Hair-boosting Foods

You’ve focused on your hair products: your shampoo, conditioner, hair spray, heat protection spray, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera.  But maybe, just maybe, there’s more to it.  Maybe what you put inside you is more impactful than what you apply externally.  At Flaunt Salon in downtown Denver, we care about your hair and your health.  Don’t forget to check out part 1 of this series on what to eat for the healthiest hair on the block. Schedule your appointment with one of our stylists today.great hair great skin Denver

Hair-Healthy Foods

Vitamin C

Since vitamin C helps you absorb iron, it is good to consume the two together.  Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant.  Food sources of vitamin C include blackcurrants, blueberries, broccoli, guava, kiwi fruits, oranges, papaya, strawberries and sweet potatoes. Vitamin C helps produce collagen, which in turn strengthens the capillaries that supply the hair shafts.

Omega-3

Omega-3 fatty acids are all the buzz these days.  These must be consumed through our diet.  Omega-3s help line our scalp and provide oils to hydrate your hair and scalp.  important fats our body cannot make itself, and therefore must be obtained through our diet. Stick with salmon, herring, sardines, trout and mackerel as well as plant sources like avocado, pumpkin seeds and walnuts.

Vitamin A

Vitamin A helps your body to make sebum. Sebum, an oily substance created by our hairs sebaceous glands, provides a natural conditioner for a healthy scalp. Sebum can be found in animal products and orange/yellow colored vegetables like carrots, pumpkins and sweet potatoes.

 Vitamins for your Hair with Flaunt Salon

Flaunt Salon Denver is located in the heart of downtown Denver, keeping Denverites cool and funky with the latest hair trendswaxingnail services, and more.  If you’re in a hurry before an important meeting or an outing with friends, stop by our glam and go bar for a quick fix-up.  Need some unique gift ideas this season?  We have gift certificates for facials, the blowout bar, and a mini glamour package.

 

 

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