Know the Curly Hair Diet

Woman with curly hair

You may have tried the best hydrating conditioners and styling creams or opted for curled hair extensions and other treatments. But curly hair diet is an easier way to grow and maintain healthy curls.

What you eat can have a significant impact on your hair healthy. Simply put, healthy food means healthy hair. So what does your curly hair crave? What is the curly hair diet?

What is the Curly Hair Diet?

A curly hair diet provides all the nourishment that your curly hair needs, which means more protein, an adequate dose of minerals, vitamins, and omega-3 fatty acids, and a lot of hydration. Let’s take a closer look at the integral components of the curly hair diet.

More Protein

Your hair strand is made up of protein and since protein forms the underlying structure of your hair, adding plenty of protein to your diet is the key to healthy curly hair. Add lots of fish, chicken, eggs, tofu, and beans to your diet, and enjoy your curly tresses.

More Minerals and Vitamins and Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Minerals and vitamins are micronutrients that your need to function effectively. Since your hair is a part of your body, it also has specific requirements that can be met by minerals and vitamins such as iron, zinc, and Vitamin C that helps keep your hair healthy from the inside.

Moreover, omega-3 fatty acid provides your hair with healthy fats that it needs to add volume and shine to your curls.

So make sure your curly hair diet is rich in minerals, vitamins, and omega-3 fatty acids.

More Hydration  

Think of what dehydration can do to your skin. It leaves your skin cracked and flaky. Your hair isn’t different. Not drinking enough water can deprive your hair of the hydration it needs to stay healthy, so ensure your curly hair diet includes a lot of water intake.

Know your curly hair diet to enjoy healthier and happier curls.

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