If you’re pregnant or you’ve been pregnant, you know that one of the HUGE perks is having amazing hair during those 9 months. It’s thick and soft and flowing like you’re in a Pantene commercial. And then? It all falls out.
While I do think there is an element to postpartum hair loss that we can’t do much about, I have been actively trying to prepare myself for the inevitable hair loss that always comes after I have babies. There is an element I just have to accept, but there are a few practices and strategies I’m trying this time around to help me hold onto as many strands as possible.
I’m of course very conscientious of the toxins in hair products, but the reality is, there aren’t many green/clean options on the market for hair. And since I’m a brunette who likes to be a blonde (i.e. uses bleach), I’ve got to be extra committed to keeping my hair healthy.
Here are a few ways I’m preparing for postpartum hair loss:
I am so happy to be holding Tripp in my arms—the hair loss is worth the reward. But moms still need to take care of themselves, and this is one way I can do that!