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3 Ways For Black Men to Avoid Hair Loss

As Black men we take a lot of pride in our appearances and this includes our hair. As such, most of us fear losing our hair and do everything we can to stop this from happening.

The fact is, hair loss is a part of life and a part of the aging process, meaning it is an inevitability. However, this does not mean that there aren’t ways to slow down the process and in some cases completely prevent early hair loss. Depending on the causing factor, there are different techniques that can be applied.

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7 Vitamins & Nutrients For Better Hair Growth

There are thousands of blogs and products that are geared towards improving healthy black hair growth and while many are true and will indeed go a long way to improving hair growth. Never forget that it all starts from the inside. Hair, just like the rest of your body depends on specific vitamins and minerals to grow and remain healthy.

What you eat matters a lot when it comes to hair growth. Below is a list of 5 best vitamins for hair growth and 3 nutrients you should include in your diet to improve your hair growth.

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1. Genetics
The first thing to note when it comes to growing longer, stronger and healthier hair is that genetics often plays a huge part. Remember that kid in school who came into year 7 with a full beard and a voice deeper than hale the male teachers?
Well that same hormone we get a boost of during puberty regulates a number of functions in men and plays a huge part in hair growth.
It’s why some of us are able to have a clean shave and wake up the next day with o’clock stubble and the rest of us (myself included) are not so lucky and have to put in a little extra effort to see results.
Don’t be disheartened however, we just wanted to get that one out of the way. 

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