While sometimes it can be hard to determine the cause of thinning hair (Is it the tight updo? Is it family genes? Does it have to do with hormones? Inevitable stress?) and find the remedy, one thing is sure – it is unpleasant and everyone would like to avoid it. There aren’t many good things about losing your hair, if any. On the other hand, the problems with thinning hair are pretty obvious and clear. It changes your appearance in the ways you don’t want and can be very inconvenient.
Here are four problems only men and women with thinning hair can relate to.
Your scalp can get sunburnt.
Forgot to bring a hat or a cap, or didn’t expect the sun was so strong? Too bad! With less hair to protect your skin, you can easily get sunburns. How annoying is that? What’s worse – any kind of burn will make your scalp dry and flaky, and unlike your face, it’s trickier to moisturize it and repair the skin.
If you have long hair, your bun looks tiny.
Unfortunately, in the world of unrealistic ballerina buns and extensions, your tiny hair will not live up to beauty standards of man/woman buns. You have to stick to other hairstyles or find a way to make your hair look thicker.
Thinning hair makes you look older.
It’s an unpleasant truth. Much like gray hair, this is something associated with aging. The less hair you have on top of your head the older will people perceive you. As it’s usually perceived as the sign of aging and something that happens in the late thirties, and it can be beyond frustrating if you are in your early twenties and look a decade older.
There aren’t many hairstyles that look good
If you don’t have good family hair genes and not as much hair as you used to, your options are a bit limited. You have to stick to hairstyles that look good on thin hair. (Forget about long hair!) Truth be told, people with thick hair have much more choice.
Is there a remedy?
Since there are various causes of hair thinning, there are different remedies. Some will work for you, some will not. A simple solution is to try hair pills which promote hair growth. Whereas they are not magical and will not make your hair fuller and thicker overnight, they contain important vitamins, minerals, and herbal extracts that support hair growth and a gradual change in the way you look. CatalaseNow is a natural hair supplement which is new on the market. It contains super powerful antioxidant catalase and a blend of natural extracts. Find out more about it here.
What is the biggest problem that comes with thinning hair for you?