The Causes of Hair Breakage

causes of hair breakage

Infrequent Shampooing

Afro hair is fragile, dry and fine. Because Afro hair is fine, it needs to be washed at lease once a week with ProTress ENERGISING shampoo to keep hair hydrated and avoid hair breakage. Also, cold, damp climates have a drying effect on Afro hair which is why Afro hair must be regularly hydrated through regular shampooing. People with fine hair typically have more sebaceous glands on their scalp than those with thick hair. It is important that the glands do not become clogged through product build up or too much natural oils because this causes hair breakage.


Your diet will effect the growth, health and shine of your hair. The nutrients in the blood, particularly protein, are transferred to the hair bulb, resulting in the formation of hair cells. Nutrients form the basis of hair creation. So, a poor, in-nutritious diet that is low in protein will affect the amount of nutrients in the blood, thereby having a negative effect on the rate of hair growth.

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Stress and tiredness will have an adverse effect on the growth, health and vitality of your hair. For example, if you are stressed it might follow that you tense your body. When your body is tense, your scalp tightens and the blood capillaries contract which reduces the amount of oxygen and nutrients that can reach the hair follicles, hindering growth. Oxygen and nutrients are vital to your hair's growth and health. ProTress ENERGISING Shampoo and Lotion helps to counter the negative effects that stress has on your hair by facilitating the circulation of nutrients and oxygen to the scalp.


Hair growth can be effected negatively by polycystic ovaries and thyroid disease. Excessive use of prescription drugs can also cause hair loss because the chemicals get into your blood stream and get transferred to your hair bulb, contaminating your hair structure. ProTress ESSENTIAL SCALP THERAPY ENERGISING Line strengthens remaining hair by rebalancing and purifying the scalp, reactivating peripheral micro circulation.


Prior to menopause, women produce high levels of oestrogen which protects the hair roots. Oestrogen helps to keep hair strong, preventing breakage. When women enter the phase of menopause the amount of oestrogen they produce dramatically falls, making hair weaker, thinner and prone to fall. ProTress ESSENTIAL SCALP THERAPY ENERGISING Line contains Si MATRIX PF which has anti aging components, regenerating and re-energising the scalp, making hair stronger, preventing hair loss. 

Damaged Hair

If the ends of your hair are breaking off rapidly then this is nature's way of letting you know that you need to trim the ends of your hair. Intervening by cutting your hair will prevent further hair breakage. The ProTress team trim our hair every three months to keep hair healthy and strong.

If you recognise symptoms of hair loss and have dry or brittle hair, then the hair products you are using and the hair care regimes you are following are not working for you so why not try ProTress Essential Scalp Therapy Shampoo and Lotion. Reverse hair breakage and increase the rate at which your hair grows with ProTress Essential Scalp Therapy Energising Shampoo and Lotion. Proven results - check out our reviews click here

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