Hair health is one of the aesthetic and hygiene issues that most people worry about, since wearing dehydrated, damaged hair and having a diseased scalp can cause discomfort. Moreover, it can be said that the way the hair is styled is also part of each person’s personality.
One of the recommendations to preserve the strength of the hair and promote its healthy growth is to cut it periodically, to eliminate damaged ends. It’s equally important to perform treatments that help maintain its shine and softness, so that it looks good inside and out.
When it comes to hair care, certain beliefs are gaining more and more popularity, even though they are known as ancient customs. Some of them are related to astrology and the energies of the universe.
It has been considered that when the hair is cut can determine the health of its growth, depending on the lunar phases. Likewise, it has been assured that it can affect the way the body is nourished and with it the hair structure.
What does the lunar calendar have to do with hair growth?
According to an article published in the magazine on beauty and fashion vogue, there is insufficient scientific evidence to support the apparent benefits of exact lunar calendar time when hair is cut; It’s a recommendation that has become famous in the popular buzz.
For its part, the Better with Health portal indicates that, depending on the lunar phase, hair growth may be more beneficial, an effect that can be associated with the light reflected from the moon and its visibility.
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In this regard, the Body Mind portal lists specific dates, including times, when it is believed that it would be best to cut your hair and promote good health, as well as according to the goals to be achieved.
According to this aforementioned portal, if what you are looking for is to promote growth, that is, to have longer hair, you should choose the so-called “leaf days”, which are more suitable for such chopped off. According to the calendar of this month, these days are:
- Saturday, August 6, after 3 p.m.
- All Sunday August 7th.
- Monday, August 8 before 6 p.m.
- Wednesday, August 24, after 11 a.m.
- All day Thursday, August 25.
- Friday, August 26, before four o’clock in the morning.
When looking to restore strength to the hair, choose the so-called ‘root days’, according to the lunar calendar of August these will be:
- Tuesday, August 2, after 4 p.m.
- Wednesday, August 3.
- Thursday, August 4.
- Friday, August 5, before 7 a.m.
- Throughout the day for the last three days of the month, Monday August 29, Tuesday August 30 and Wednesday August 31.
Good health habits are important for hair care, so it is advisable to opt for a balanced diet, rich in nutrients beneficial to the hair structure, such as vitamin E, for example. It is also essential to reduce other practices that, on the contrary, could harm capillary health, both internally and externally, these are smoking and excessive alcohol consumption.
Likewise, if in doubt, it is suggested to consult the experts on the most accurate recommendation for hair care.