As we age, it’s inevitable that things will start to slow down - hair growth included.
"Some research shows that hair loss during menopause is the result of a hormonal imbalance, specifically a lower production of estrogen and progesterone," explained Yael Halaas, a facial plastic surgeon who specialises in hair loss to Women’s Health.
But that’s not to say you can’t have long and luscious hair in your 50s and 60s, especially with a little help. As well as eating the right foods, going for regular trims and keeping your locks in good condition with nourishing products, this all-natural, vegan hair growth mask kit promises to supercharge your follicles for thicker, longer hair in just four weeks.
What is Hair Fuel?
Hair Fuel is an at-home mask kit, made of entirely natural ingredients. It promises to accelerate hair growth, reduce hair loss and strengthen follicles - from the roots. Packages are delivered to your door, so all you need to do is carve out 45 minutes a week to let the hair mask work its follicle-boosting magic.
How long does a Hair Fuel mask take?
The one-month pack consists of one pack per week, which will take around an hour out of your evening for mixing, application and the time it takes for the mask to work.
Founder of Hair Fuel Laura, advises scheduling in a ‘self-care night’ to make the 45-minute treatment more of an event.
Laura suggests that while the mask is working, you could...
- Journal your thoughts and feelings
- Read 20 pages of the book you’ve been meaning to minish
- Doodle things you want to happen this week
- Face mask (or two!)
- Try a DIY mani-pedi
In between treatments, Laura suggests to keep follicles stimulated. She says, “If you’re keen to support your hair growth during the evenings you are not using The Hair Fuel mask, we suggest doing a light scalp massage in between your mask applications, or perhaps spend one or two nights brushing your hair 100 times in all directions to support the blood flow. Your hair follicles will thank you.”
What’s the science behind Hair Fuel?
The Hair Fuel masks improve blood flow to your scalp and hair follicles. The blood vessels attached to thederma papillae – the hair root – carry nutrients and oxygen to the hair, supporting its growth. You might feel a tingling, warming or slightly burning sensation on your scalp - a sign that the product is activated.
Hair Fuel works by:
- Stimulating the blood flow
- Delivering the nutrients from the mask, as well as your own body, directly to your hair follicles
Hair Fuel reviews
The response to Hair Fuel thus far have been positive, with 98 per cent of those trialled reporting that Hair Fuel boosted hair growth from the roots. On the brand’s website, the testimonials show those trialling the process to have had some good results.
‘I loved using The Hair Fuel it’s a very unique product, you can really feel it working on your scalp, it has helped hair growth and thickness of my hair and it’s in much better condition than it was before I started using it. You can feel the warmth of the product on your scalp and it didn’t cause any irritations. Simple to use, easy to rinse out and is great. Recommended to all.’
‘I can see the difference. My hair looks better now and stronger. Looks healthy – a lot of people were asking me what I did to make my hair look so nice and long. I’m happy that I had a chance to try this product :)’
‘I received this trial 2 months after giving birth where my hair had started to fall out, using this has slowed down the falling out stage and although still coming out it is 80% improved!! Excellent.’
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How to grow your hair naturally
If you want to give your hair a helping hand, try these simple tips:
- Distribute your hair’s natural oils by brushing it each night. This simple step will also help boost circulation
- Get regular trims to keep split ends at bay and eliminate breakage
- Avoid heat styling when you can - and always apply a heat protector first
- Eat the right foods - protein, nuts and oily fish are great for hair health
- Cut down on the amount you shampoo your hair each week - and let the natural oils do their job
Lauren is deputy editor at woman&home.com in the UK and became a journalist mainly because she enjoys being nosy. With a background in features journalism, Lauren has worked on the woman&home brand for four years. Before woman&home Lauren worked across a variety of women's lifestyle titles, including GoodTo, Woman's Own, and Woman magazine. After starting out working for a local paper in Yorkshire, her journalism career took her to Bristol where she hunted out stories for national papers and magazines at Medavia news agency, before landing a job in London working as a lifestyle assistant.
Lauren loves helping people share their stories, bringing experiences to life online, honing her interview techniques with everyone from authors to celebrities, headteachers to local heroes. As well as having a good nose for a story, Lauren has a passion for the English language and years of experience optimizing digital content to reach the widest audience possible. During her time at w&h, Lauren has worked on big brand campaigns like the Amazing Women Awards and assisted in developing w&h expert-approved Buyer's Guides—the place to go if you're looking to splash out on an important purchase and want some trusted advice. In addition to her journalism career, Lauren also has a background in copywriting for prestigious brands such as Inhabit Hotel, eco-development K'in in Tulum, social enterprise The Goldfinger Factory and leading London architect Holland Harvey, using language in all its glorious forms, from detailed guidebooks to snappy social content.
A big fan of adventure, Lauren is also a keen travel writer and loves sharing tips on where to find the best places to eat, drink, and be merry off the beaten track. Lauren has written a series of travel guides for London hotels and loves sharing her insights into a destination's cultural and culinary offerings. If you need a recommendation on any UK destination, she's more than happy to help. At the weekend, you'll usually find her hanging out with her pet cat (or anyone else's pet she can get her hands on), escaping to the countryside, or devouring a good book.
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