PROBLEM: Once upon a time my hair was gloriously thick, curly, soft and shiny. Today, it’s thin, neither curly or straight, dull, and feels like straw. And, I remember how my hair bounced when I moved my head. Now? Flat like a pancake!
My locks have lost their luster for a good reason: When we’re younger, oil travels down our hair follicles to naturally coat the hair, but oil glands shrink over time and don’t produce oil efficiently, leaving our hair much dryer. Hormonal changes also cause our hair to lose its elasticity, bounce, and ability to regrow as quickly as it once did. (more…)