There are some who believe that hair is directly associated with sensory power and it serves as an extension of our nervous system. Depending upon the time and place on earth in which one lives, the hair on one’s head (or the lack thereof) has had intense significance. Belief systems Continue Reading
Bamboo is the fastest growing plant in the world, and this quality has everything to do with the main compound, silica, a naturally occurring composite chemical. In addition to growing very quickly, it is also durable, and remains flexible even in its fully developed form, which it can reach in a couple of months. Bamboo has the highest amount of vegetative silica in any plant–up to 70%! Silica is a trace mineral that slowly depletes with time and if we are lacking in it, it can not only affect our hair but also our skin, nails and other organs in our body, as well.
Hemp seed oil contains the unsaturated fatty acids Omega-3 and Omega-6. These essential fatty acids play an important role in growing stronger, less brittle hair. Nourish scalp and prevent hair loss by strengthening hair follicles. Hemp seed oil is a good source of many nutrients than can benefit the health of your hair. It is proven to be helpful for developing keratin formation and developing stronger and healthier hair.
The hair follicle is a tunnel-like segment of the epidermis that extends down into the dermis. The structure contains several layers that all have separate functions. At the base of the follicle is the papilla, which contains capillaries, or tiny blood vessels that nourish the cells. The living part of the hair is the very bottom part surrounding the papilla, called the bulb. The cells of the bulb divide every 23 to 72 hours, remarkably faster than any other cell in the body.