How To Keep Your Hair Healthy (Because You Shouldn't Cut Corners When It Comes To Your Mane)

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No matter how many times guys say they wouldn’t mind going bald, one fact rings true: chicks love a healthy head of hair to grab and annoyingly ruffle. But if you decided to go full-on Vin Diesel, hey, you do you, brother. But, if you’re still determined to get your mangy mop into great shape, then this is the place to be.

Sure, it takes extra work in the morning or before a date to make sense of that sleeping gremlin atop your head. But, don’t fear getting it wet! Just a little time and energy — most of it happening in the shower — will have you wanting to run your fingers through your own hair (not weird at all).

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And, don’t worry, even if you’ve been blessed with Jon Snow-esque waves, a styling turn-of-the-century undercut all the cool guys are wearing these days (seriously, even that old guy at the bar has it), or pin-straight short hair that has you looking like the hero from an anime, then these hair health tips and products will keep your manly mane looking better than best.


You May Already Own A Hair Care Solution: Take a Look In Your Kitchen — Or Someone Else’s!

If you think your topical treatments just aren’t cutting it or you’re being cheap, then it’s time to rely on supplements and other stuff you can find right in your kitchen (or your mom’s, rather. So hit it up next time you visit her).

Garden of Life Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil — $6.82

For starters, grab a big ‘ol jar of coconut oil! You’ve probably heard your partner raving all about its health benefits and blah, blah, blah. But it contains vitamins E and K that helps hair regain protein loss and minimizes breakage that makes it look thin. You put the hair in the coconut and mix it all up!

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Kiehl’s Magic Elixir Hair Restructuring Concentrate with Rosemary Leaf and Avocado — $29.98

And if you want to grow out your hair to a Jason Momoa length of badass, reach for a bit of rosemary, which has been reported to regrow hair at the same rate as using 2 percent minoxidil (an ingredient found in most OTC hair-loss treatments; try Men's Rogaine Hair Loss & Hair Regrowth Treatment! We like this more natural treatment from Kiehl’s though, since the scent isn’t too potent or has us smelling like a roast chicken.

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Nature's Way Flax Oil — $15.21

Goodbye. So long. And thanks for all the FISH! Because our hair is shiny and healthier than ever. According to WebMD, essential fatty acids, like omega-3s, keep skin, nails, and hair healthy. So try incorporating more fatty fish (salmon, tuna, mackerel), flaxseed oil, walnuts and almonds into your diet for an all-natural hair fixer-upper. As the corny but true-as-hell saying goes, “you are what you eat.”

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WebMD also reported that about 85% of men will have major hair thinning by the time they're 50. Some guys start to lose theirs before they turn 21. So the moral of the story is to be gentle with your hair and take care of it, guys. Seriously.


Paisle Botanics Biotin Hair Loss Shampoo — $17.77

This sulfate-free volumizing shampoo is great for hair that just doesn’t care anymore. It contains B-complex to help with hair growth and make your hair look fuller and fatter.

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But this Dove Men + Care Shampoo is good too! BUY IT HERE!


Maple Holistics Silk18 Natural Hair Conditioner — $8.98

Always. Always remember to condition after shampooing your hair. It’s so important if you don’t want those hairs to become dry, brittle, and ultimately fall out. This one contains a master blend of all conditioning crap, like eighteen different amino acids!

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But this BODIFY Biotin Thickening Conditioner is good too! BUY IT HERE!

Damaged Hair/Dandruff Dilemma

RUGGED & DAPPER Hydration Remedy Conditioner for Men — $18.95

So if your hair is already at Brillo-pad status, erase some damage with this remedy conditioner. Have a beer, sit back, and leave this sucker in for a few minutes and feel it replenish the moisture you were too lazy to put in.

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Smooth Viking Pomade — $11.35

Most stylers contain a lot of alcohol which can be real drying for your hair. And you have to make sure to wash it throughly to get it all out. So, rely on a pomade like this one that does a whole bunch of stuff at once: shine, smooth, add texture, growth. Yes!

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Hair Supplements

Vie Naturelle Hair Growth Essentials Pills Supplement — $19.94

Time to pop them pills … for hair health! Biotin alone is great, but when combined with other nutrients and minerals, it’s like the Avengers assembled to sort out your mess of hair. This supplement combines biotin with 29 other powerful ingredients so you’ll be on your way to a Captain America-like coif.

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Vimerson Health Men’s Daily Multivitamin — $16.98

And while you’re already popping one beneficial pill, why not add in a multivitamin for good measure. Multis are great to balance out your unhealthy eating habits, provide more energy, and put back in what you piss out. This one has all the Bs, Cs, L, M, N, O, Ps you need and never thought you did before.

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