3 products that could help prevent damage to your hair, according to a doctor

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On In The Know’s The Wellness Lab, we bust common health myths and learn about the best products for keeping your health in tip top shape with our host, Dr. Alok Patel.

There are a lot — like millions — of hair products out there that promise stronger, shinier, thicker, healthier hair. But putting products on your actual hair often doesn’t work longterm, mostly because the hair hanging from your head is technically “dead.” Your hair grows from the follicle on the scalp, so any major changes you notice need to come from within.

But before you rush to take any supplements, try instead to eat a healthy diet, drinking plenty of water and talk to a board-certified hair specialist if you need more serious help.

On this episode of The Wellness Lab, Dr. Patel discusses a few things you can do to keep your hair looking its best. Shampoo, for instance, that focuses on the scalp can help you grow healthier hair. In addition, a soft towel wrap for drying hair and a smooth satin pillowcase can help keep the hair you already have from breaking.

Check it all out on this episode of The Wellness Lab above!

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