There are plenty of products available to help you regrow hair, and most of them are quite effective at strengthening weak hair, rebuilding hair follicles, and increasing the volume, thickness, and strength of thinning hair.

But beyond just applying these products and leaving them be, or following treatment regimens as labeled, there are many important differences between caring for a totally healthy head of hair, and caring for thinning hair, especially when you’re using different treatment devices.

Here’s a quick list of tips and advice that will surely be helpful to you as you try to regrow your thinning hair.

SHAMPOO AND CONDITION REGULARLY

Hair gets dirty. Thinning, fine hair gets dirty even faster than the hair of a person who has no thinning problems, so it’s important that, even if you have far less hair than you used to, you maintain a consistent and beneficial cleaning regimen.

These shampoos and conditioners can be either standard styles for all hair, or hair restoration products designed specifically for people with thinning hair.

As long as you’re consistent with your application and treatment, your hair will be healthier. Just remember to be gentle while applying these products, as thinning hair has a tendency towards breakage that is exacerbated by excess force.

DON’T OVERSTYLE YOUR HAIR

Thinning hair, especially hair that’s undergoing hair loss treatment, cannot handle the abuse that regular styling heaps upon it – curling, waving, blow dryers, flat irons and curling irons, and even normal hair styling products that contain heaps of harmful chemicals should be avoided when you’ve got thinning hair. Heat and chemicals damage your hair, and make it more likely that your hair treatments will be less effective.

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