What's the facts on Flax? How flaxseed can improve the health of your hair.

So, what's the deal with Flaxseed? You've probably read about or have eaten flaxseed but did you know Flaxseed is more than a nutritious compliment to your oatmeal, but it can also provide the same nourishment to your hair! Flaxseed is a reliable source of B vitamins, a group of nutrients that are known for making your hair grow stronger and healthier at a more rapid rate. Vitamin E. This is antioxidant is also readily available in nuts and plant-based oils


Rich In Omega 3 Fatty Acids:

Flax seeds are also rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are known to be great for the skin and hair, as they keep them nourished and prevents hair drying, especially during winters. Some studies have shown that omega 3 may help prevent hair loss and thinning of hair, as well as dry scalp and even dandruff.

Reduces Brittleness:

The nutrients in flaxseeds may prevent hair breakage by improving elasticity of the hair strands. Both consumption and topical application of flaxseeds may help improve the quality of your hair substantially.

Nourishment for the Hair and Scalp:

Flaxseeds act on both hair and scalp, due to the presence of nourishing nutrients like B vitamins, magnesium, manganese, selenium and copper. These nutrients boost hair growth and help them grow stronger and longer.

Encourages Hair Growth

Whether you choose a wig, sew in, or braids as a protective style to lengthen your locks, you want to give your natural hair its best chance to thrive. The biggest factor for the growth of your hair is the health of your scalp. Flax seeds contain vitamin B, magnesium, manganese, selenium, and Omega 3 fatty acids which help to treat the scalp, prevent hair loss and promote hair growth.  Weekly hot oil treatments with flax seed gel is said to stimulate skin cells to thicken and lengthen the hair.

Controls the Frizz

I know you want that baby hair poppin’ and there are many products out there that claim to tame frizz, but if you chose the natural route, chances are you want to avoid too many unnatural solutions for styling. Using flaxseed gel takes care of the frizz without harming your hair. The best part: it doesn’t harden your hair or leave a greasy residue.

Defines Curls

Flax seed gel is a great alternative to a traditional setting lotion. If you are looking for soft natural-looking defined curls or coils, adding the gel to your hair could help showcase your natural curl pattern without the crunch. You can use it to create wash and go's, braid out, or twist out styles. It will add moisture and a glossy shine to your hair without the build up or flaking that can occur from some products.  

Flaxseeds can be used to promote hair growth and improve the overall quality of hair and scalp in a number of ways. You can also buy flaxseed oil and apply it on your scalp and hair for a natural hair spa treatment. You can also work with flaxseeds by making a gel out of them.

So, what do think? Flaxseeds are pretty darn awesome right? Now you see why it's a must that you start using flaxseed as part of your hair care regimen. Try it and see your hair thrive!