Going Vegetarian? Here’s How to Care for Your Hair

Because herbivore hair needs love, too

Anyone who has tried to apply the rules of their diet to their beauty regimen knows that they’re doing so in vain—and will end up down a rabbit hole.

The recent studies suggesting that processed meat causes cancer will undoubtedly have hordes of folks swapping out their Pink’s hot dogs for plant-based, protein-enriched sources, but let’s be clear about one thing: vegetarians have their beauty issues, too.

If you’re thinking about ditching the beef, you ought to know that occasionally, women who become vegetarian or vegan report experiencing hair loss. Zinc deficiency and the lack of amino acid lysine can starve your hair of its shine and bounce. 

If you’re considering the switch in your diet, supplements aren’t the only thing to add. When I heard about a product that prevents breakage, especially for vegetarians, I stopped to listen.

Davines Nourishing Vegetarian Miracle solves your hair woes and prevents it from getting too dry, too brittle, or even too thin. It’s kind of a best-kept industry secret actually. In lieu of a heavy-duty conditioner, use this mask once a week to thoroughly hydrate (without weighing down) finer tresses. Adult years are the worst when it comes to protein deficiencies, but trust me when I say this deftly-scented treatment will leave your hair sleeker, thicker, shinier, and glossier, all thanks to the Acai oil base.

It’s a relief to know that full-bodied ‘sex hair’ isn’t only available to carnivores.