Choose a Good Shampoo to Stop and Reverse Hair Loss

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If you are fighting hair loss, then choosing a good shampoo is part of the battle. As is true of buying many products you need to decide what it is you want the product to do for you and then start reading labels. Some shampoos are more specific in their purpose than others.

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Choosing the right shampoo can help prevent hair loss and restore lost hair.

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Choosing A Good Shampoo for Preventing Additional Hair Loss

If you have already lost some hair and want to prevent or slow down hair loss then follow these steps when looking at the label for shampoo that claims prevent additional hair loss:

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    Check the label to see if the product contains a DHT blocker.
    This blocks the hormone DHT from reaching the scalp and blocking hair growth.
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    Look for a product with organic ingredients.
    Synthetic ingredients tend to be full of chemicals that can cause further balding. .
    Read all labels carefully to make sure you are not stunting your hair growth by shampooing with products that contain chemicals.
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    Look for a product that contains cayenne.
    This hot spice draws the blood to the scalp and increases circulation, thus preventing hair loss.
    Cayenne pepper is an ingredient that helps stimulate circulation to the scalp and keep hair from falling out.
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    Look for a product that contains saw palmetto.
    This herb is a natural DHT blocker that can help prevent hair loss.
    Saw Palmetto is a natural DHT blocker that can prevent hair loss and help regrow hair.
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Choosing A Good Shampoo for Stimulating Hair Growth

If you have bald patches and you want your hair to grow back as fast as possible then follow these steps while looking at the label of a shampoo that claims to stimulate hair growth:

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    Look for a product that contains caffeine compounds.
    These are ingredients that block DHA, block the effects of testosterone and stimulate hair growth
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    Look for a product that contains plant stem cells.
    This is an innovation in hair growth products that stimulates hair growth
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    Does the product contain argan oil?
    If so it is a good choice as argan oil prevents the shrinking of hair follicles and encourages new growth. It also keeps the hair that you currently have on your head strong and pliant.
    Shampoos tht contain argan oil encourage hair growth.
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    Make sure the product is paraben-free.
    Parabens contain harmful estrogens that can cause hair loss. It is used as a preservative in shampoos.
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    Does the product contain the ingredient lauryl sulfate?
    If so then this one ingredient, commonly used in hair volumizing products to make it look thicker, can actually stimulate hair loss.
    If a shampoo creates a lot of lather it is likely not a great choice if you want to stop and reverse hair loss.
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    Make sure the product is sulfate free.
    Sulfates are a known irritant to the scalp that strip your hair and scalp of its natural oils and stunt growth
    If you are losing hair buy shampoo that is organic and that is free of sulfates, parabens and lauryl sulfate
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Shampoo Brands That Stop Hair Loss and Restore Hair

Shampoos that meet the guidelines for both stopping and restoring hair include:

  • Hair Growth Botanical Renovation Sulfate-Free Scalp Stimulating Shampoo
  • Organic Hair Loss Shampoo With Plant Stem Cells for Hair Recovery and Regrowth
  • Nioxin Cleanser
  • PhytoWorx Organic Hair Loss Shampoo With Plant Stem Cells for Hair Recovery and Regrowth
  • Pura D or Argan Oil Premium Organic Anti-Hair Loss Shampoo
  • Ultrax Labs Hair Surge Caffeine Hair Loss Hair Growth Stimulating Shampoo

Tips and Tricks

  • Avoid volumizing shampoos as they can eventually speed up hair loss. There is a big difference between a shampoo that actually regrows hair and one that contains volumizers to make it look thicker
  • Nioxin products are part of a system of three products; you can't buy the Cleanser only, you have to buy the entire system.
  • If you have problems with any of these steps, ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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