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5 Vitamins You Need For Amazing Hair And How You Can Get Them!

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If you’ve watched ads and ever fallen for the product because the model had hair that looked stunning, well, aren’t you the gullible one? What they don’t tell you is , basically, everything. That there’s plenty of hairstylists working behind-the-scenes. That there’s lots of editing and that you are going to have to put in a lot more work.

Fancy shampoos and oils can be pretty disappointing, because you have to keep a check on hair health on the inside. Having a great diet can give you flawless hair. A big part of this are vitamins. They play a very important role in our overall health and there are several vitamins that lack in our Indian diet and making up for it requires you to take conscious effort. Apart from our diet, the fast-paced world that we live in today forces us to skip meals or just eat on the run. Here are several vitamins that will help you fix your hair naturally, and this is how you can include them in your diet.

1. Biotin

Biotin is one of the 12 vitamins from the Vitamin B family and it is known to repair and improve the texture of your hair. It is a water-soluble vitamin, which means that your body will only use what it needs and flush out the rest, so daily intake of it is necessary to ensure healthy hair. If you’re wondering how to get your dose of biotin on the daily then you should indulge in mushrooms, avocado, walnuts, almonds, raspberries, peanut butter, eggs, and salmon. Eat up, ladies.

2. Folic Acid

Folic acid helps in making your hair thicker and shinier. Any source that gives you Vitamin B will give you folic acid as well so you can have whole wheat grains and cereals. If you feel want to stock up on the supplements, then you can have Vitamin B complex since it can get difficult to find natural sources of it.

3. Vitamin A

Vitamin A enables cell growth and helps produce the natural oils on your scalp which gives your hair the natural gloss and shine. It contains antioxidants that prevent the hair from drying out and it is the best for hair growth and thickness. Here are a few foods that you can have to get your dose of vitamin A on the daily: cod liver oil, spinach, dried apricots, egg yolk, milk, sweet potatoes, carrots, and mangoes.

4. Vitamin E

Vitamin E consists of antioxidants that repair and build tissue which is great for the texture of your hair. You can either consume this or apply a Vitamin E-rich oil to your scalp. As for the food source, you can consume it in foods like avocado, broccoli, almonds, fish, peanuts, and sunflower seeds. Yum!

5. Vitamin C

Most of us know that Vitamin C is great for immunity and protection against cold or infections. Little did we know that it is great to strengthen your hair as well! Vitamin C helps the body produce collagen which is great for your hair and it can be found in foods like oranges, kale, strawberries, kiwi, grapefruit, etc.


Hauterfly's Content Writer and Video Producer, Kreena is a sucker for all things DIY. In love with nail art, beauty, fashion, textiles, and all things creative under the sun, she follows the mantra: Why buy, when you can DIY?!

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