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You know it is not rare for older adults, both women, and men, to witness hair loss and greying. But it might also surprise you that hair texture can even change with changing hormones in middle to older age. Once bone-straight hair could turn out to be wavy or coarse and dense hair can actually begin to develop thinner and finer.

In some instances, alteration in hair texture such as fragility can be as an outcome of years of coloring, bleaching or even straightening hair.  Here it might help you to know that treating hair gently and making use of a deep conditioner once a week might help avert damage or you can consider taking vitamins like silica or biotin to help strengthen hair.  In case of hair gets much damaged, it could be time to cut off some locks or hug the grey.  A healthy scalp of hair of any shade is an absolute improvement over damaged, dry and brittle hair. Come on, you cannot shun the reality that hair texture change with age.

Hormonal changes impact the hair texture

Hormonal changes during the time of menopause can trigger hair texture to gradually alter over time.  But in case the change is sudden, it might be a sign of a primary health problem such as hypothyroidism, malnutrition or even infection and has to be discussed with a medical expert.   A quick change in hair texture, coupled with other signs can actually be a health warning signal.   Some medications can even trigger a change in hair texture so it is better you talk with your doctor about troublesome side effects.

Your diet is also a contributor

Diet can also be a contributor to maintaining healthy hair.   Hair and skin require biotin, zinc, iron, vitamin E and even omega fatty acids to remain thick and shiny.  With your age, the oil glands in your scalp generate less sebum and hair start to thin.  You can start trying including foods like dark leafy greens, salmon, eggs, oysters, and avocados as a portion of a healthy diet.

Time to change the products

In case hair texture has changed, it could also be time to manage and adjust the kind of hair products you use.  In case once coarse hair is getting thin and straight, conditioners, lighter weight shampoos, and styling products could be helpful.  Allowing hair air dry that is quickly becoming trendy after years of hair straightening, might also help prevent damage. A fresh hairstyle could also help make the maximum of the change in texture.   If you always wanted curly hair but you have straight hair; don’t worry who knows you encounter curly hair later in your life! Certainly, change can be expected in your hair texture down the lane.

So, to rebuff the thing that changes in hair texture with age is not possible is uncool. Remember, change in the texture of your hair can come in your life and you already know why. Next time someone tries to tell you it is not possible; hand them these reasons and they might second you.