Once upon a time, there was a knight in shining armour that beat hairfall . Are you ready to bid join him for an adventure and bid farewell to all your hair troubles?

But before we meet our hero, let’s talk about the troublemaker: hairfall! Everywhere you go, your hair leaves a trail behind you. If this is your struggle, then we have the armour you are looking for: Meet Mr. Vitamin B!

We are here to dive deep into the world of Vitamin B aka your hair’s new BFF.

Why is hairfall even a “thing?”

Okay, let’s get real. Hairfall is a thing that happens to the best of us. And honestly, it’s totally normal to lose some amount of hair on a regular basis. Look at it this way, you can only grow in a relationship if you have some space, right? The only time you should worry about hairfall is if you start shedding more than your cat.

There could be a million reasons why your hair game is in a mess, but fret not. Vitamin B is here for your hair!

Say Hello to the Vitamin B crew!

A force of eight different superheroes with their own, unique powers awaits you. These vitamins constitute Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Pantothenic (B5), Vitamin B6, Biotin (B7), Folate, and Vitamin B12. Each Vitamin B helps prevent hair loss and maintain healthy locks. Let’s break it down and understand the role of some of the B vitamins.

• Riboflavin (B2):

Vitamin B2, aka, Riboflavin is one of the OG champions of the lot. Our hair follicles are in a constant state of new cell development and the two coenzymes that make up Vitamin B2 are responsible for this continuous generation of new cells.

• Niacin (B3):

Vitamin B3 is like that favourite aunt of ours, bringing all the good stuff to the roots of hair. It’s the nutrient and oxygen delivery system that strong hair and makes it healthy.

• Biotin (B7) :

Amongst all the Vitamin B band, the most celebrated one is Biotin for hair growth. It is a complex of carboxylases that support amino acids, glucose and fatty acids promoting hair growth and strengthening hair. A deficiency of biotin can increase the risk of breakage and hair loss.

• Folate (B9):

Let us reveal yet another secret sauce, Vitamin B9. It is known to contain a naturally occurring food folate and folic acid that directly influences your hair, skin and nails. So, get that folate flow going for your hair goals!

• Vitamin B12 :

Meet the Queen Bee of the Vitamin B squad. Arguably one of the most important of its kind, B12 is that secret weapon that helps prevent hair loss by supporting the production of red blood cells. Essentially, without enough of its goodness, your hair can suffer from poor oxygen supply, leading to hair loss. So, take the B12 action seriously and keep your hair from going MIA.

The Source-to-sink of Vitamin B

Now that you’re aware of the A-list members of the Vitamin B legion, let’s try and understand the different ways to get enough of the various Vitamin B complex for your hair upgrade. Fun fact, it’s much easier than you might think. Time to decode your everyday vita!

• Whole grains:

Begin with ditching your sugary breakfast cereal and add whole grain options like oats, brown rice, and quinoa to your grocery list. They are rich in Vitamin B and are bound to give your hair a nutritious boost.

• Lean meats:

Chicken, fish and other kinds of lean meat are loaded with vitamin B. Moreover, they’ve got tons of protein that is essential to get Insta-worthy hair. It’s time to chow down on lean meats.

• Eggs:

Welcome to the biotin goldmine! Boil it, scramble it, or enjoy a sunny-side-up. Eggs are a super simple and yummy way to add Vitamin B to your diet.

• Dairy products:

Who knew that sipping on a smoothie could make your hair gorgeous? Well, it’s true! Milk, cheese, and your favourite flavours of yogurt are excellent sources of Vitamin B12.

Keep the deficiency drama away

We know that even with the best of intentions, due to the hustle and bustle of life, dodging vitamin deficiency can be challenging. Diet alone isn’t always enough. Enters the scene, supplements that will provide a vitamin boost for your hair . But wait, we recommend you consult a healthcare specialist before you start planning a supplement regimen. It’s important to be aware of the right dosage to meet your needs.

While a balanced diet and supplements are your main source of Vitamin B, you can also find hair care products that are juiced up with Vitamin B action. We’re talking serums, conditioners , and shampoos formulated with Vitamin B can help enhance hair health.

The Verdict: Vitamin B for the win

So, there you have it folks! If you are tired of finding hair on the pillow or all over the shower drain, it’s time to give Vitamin B a try because it is your ultimate ally in the battle against hairfall.

A well-balanced diet , the required supplements and a healthy lifestyle can upgrade your hair game to a whole new level. And remember, be patient and stay on that grind for those luscious locks.

Here's to making every day, a good hair day!