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Bottle Gourd- Superfood for hair- FairFax Hair Energizer
Jun 21

Bottle Gourd -A boon for weak hair.

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Hey FairFax Enthusiasts,

Many of us don’t eat enough vegetables on a day to day basis. Between hectic schedules, rushed mealtimes & chocolate cravings, veggies just don’t manage to make their presence felt on the plate. Right? But, what would you do if we told you that having the recommended daily servings of fruits & veggies can actually work wonders for your hair? Yes, you read that right. Not only are vegetables good for your overall health, they can also help you keep your hair healthier. Today FairFax are here with one such (often maligned & much ignored) veggie. You definitely need to add this to your grocery list if you want to have healthy & glowing hair.

Bottle gourd / Lauki is considered as very nutritious, tasty, low in calories & the a very good SuperFood or Food For Hair. Also known as Ghia, Doodhi, Trumpet gourd & other such names, the humble bottle gourd can be a boon for those suffering from weak hair.

It has always been regarded as one of the healthiest veggies. It is rich in many nutrients like vitamins, betacarotene, antioxidants, phytonutrients, zinc, & dietary fibers, that provide nourishment to your hair roots, scalp & hair.

Believe it or not, regular & moderate consumption of bottle gourd/Lauki helps in promoting hair growth, controlling hair fall, reducing premature greying of hair, split ends & the risk of scalp acne. Eat lauki to keep your scalp healthy, make your hair strong & lustrous, & prevent your hair from becoming dry.

Fresh Lauki can be eaten as sabzi, chutney, soup, raita, added to sambhar or can also be had as a mouth-watering dessert: lauki-ka-halwa.

Now that you know so many benefits of the bottle gourd/Lauki, isn’t it time to include this in your food routine? Your hair will definitely thank you for including this superfood in your diet!

Do let us know how you like to eat Lauki in comments below.

Jun 14

Watermelon- A true Summer Superfruit for hair.

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

What a timely post! Right when the sun is blazing hot like never before, this Superfood gives a sliver of hope & some relief.

Hey FairFaxFans,

This juicy & delicious fruit needs no introduction, does it? It must have been on your favorites list since you were kids & we hope it will continue to remain there. For, not only is it delicious & nutritious, it is also great to beat the heat out of the summer. Yes, FairFax is talking about watermelons. Summers are all about having bowls of watermelon chunks (or gulps of watermelon juice) & feeling refreshed!

But did you know that this nutrient rich juicy fruit can actually do wonders for your hair? Read on to know how this SuperFood or Food For Hair works.

Some eat it, some drink it & sometimes even the seeds are dried & used as a snack. There are some recipes that use the thick skin of watermelon in dishes (Yes, go Google it!). Each juicy bite of watermelon is rich in Vitamins A, B6, C; plus it has antioxidants, potassium & amino acids in added measure. The high amount of water content in this delicious & healthy fruit helps you keep yourself hydrated & beat the heat. It not only helps to promote hair growth but also prevents hair loss, moisturizes & strengthens hair. It makes your hair healthier than ever before!

Juicy & delicious, watermelons are simple to eat & also offer optimal nutrition. To see the incredible benefits of watermelons, include them in your daily diet. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead, grab the mouth-watering fruit right now & give your hair a new lease of life!

Tell us how this Superfood has helped you by simply leaving a comment below!

Jun 07

Coconut water (Nariyal Ka Pani): The tropical secret to amazing hair!

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Hey FairFaxFans,

Guess what we have for you on the Food Friday menu this week? It’s not so much a food as a drink, but what the heck. It’s so full of nutrition, & cooling, & refreshing in this summer heat, that FairFax just had to post about it. Yes, coconut water, daab or nariyal pani.

This super delicious summer drink is not only keeps you cool all summer but amazing for your hair too!

Coconut water (Nariyal Ka Pani): The tropical secret to amazing hair! Yes, you heard it right. If you are looking for something that can make your hair healthy, then coconut water is one of the best things for you. Coconut water can give you strong, thick & long hair.

This natural drink is sweet & nutty in taste. It is a rich source of Vitamin K, Iron & Potassium, which helps you to keep your hair healthy & nourished. It not only promotes hair growth & reduces hair fall but also strengthens hair follicles, moisturises hair, make them bouncy, shiny & dandruff free.

Now you know the amazing benefits of this wonderful drink. Don’t forget to drink up this magic potion whenever you can.

So, the next time you pass that road side vendor selling coconut water, stop for a while, take a sip, and enjoy the goodness of it. It is hygienic, environment friendly (just avoid the plastic straws).

Superfood for hair- FairFax Hair Energizer
May 31

Lentils (Dal): Essential Superfood for Healthy Hair

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Hey FairFaxFans,

Hair problems have become very common these days. Most young people are complaining about hair fall & hair damage. If you are searching for the secret to healthy hair, it is already present in your kitchen. Read out the article by FairFax to know which Superfood you might be missing out on.

You must be consuming a variety of cereals & lentils in your daily life. Lentils (Pulses or Dals) are rich in proteins & considered beneficial for our health if prepared in a healthy manner. They are nutritious, tasty, low in calories & the best Superfood or Food For Hair.

Lentils are one of the best vegan alternatives to meat/poultry/fish when it comes to providing healthy hair nutrients. Pulses & lentils are one of the main sources of protein for vegetarians & vegans.

Lentils are not only rich in protein, but they are also a good source of iron, biotin, folic acid & zinc – nutrients which are essential for a healthy scalp & strong hair. Including this protein-rich food in your daily diet can help you prevent hair loss. Lentils can also help promote hair regrowth, add shine & bounce to your hair & make hair stronger & healthier.

In addition to the regular Daal-Chaawal, try adding lentils to salads & soups to add variety to life.

Do you include lentils in your diet? Comment below.

May 24

Dark Chocolate: To boost your hair health.

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Hey FairFaxFans,

Today FairFax have got you something special & different. Something that’s sure to put a smile on your lips. Yes, its chocolate!

Dark Chocolate: A delicious solution for a bad day & a bad hair day too!

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Just the name is enough to make you forget your worries for a while. You don’t need a reason to eat chocolates, right? But, what if we give you one more reason to LOVE (dark) chocolate?

Along with a host of other health benefits, Dark Chocolates can also help make your hair healthier. Feed your hair with dark chocolates – the nutrient rich Superfood or Food for hair. Read on.

Dark chocolate is made from the seed of the cacao tree. It is packed with powerful antioxidants (flavonoids), minerals & nutrients, & goodness for hair. Hair-strengthening minerals such as magnesium, zinc, copper, & iron in dark chocolate give you healthier, stronger hair & also help you fight hair loss.

Stress is the number 1 cause of hair loss among young people, & dark chocolates are known to be stress-busters of the best kind.

Dark Chocolate will help in: – increasing hair volume; – improving hair quality; – boosting hair growth; – arresting hair loss; & – keeping your hair nourished, healthy and shiny.

Chocolate works for almost everyone. It is healthy yet delicious & one can have it in the form of mouth-watering deserts, delicious snack (or meal), cakes, cookies, donuts, truffles, brownies and so on. Just two things: watch the calories & don’t go for the sugary milk chocolate version.

Chocolates are a girl’s next best friend (after diamonds & credit cards, of course). It is a natural antidepressant that helps in improving your mood. The bittersweet dark chocolate taste is an acquired one. Just try it out, now that you know the incredible benefits of dark chocolate.

If you haven’t tried it yet you don’t know what you’re missing out on. So, go enjoy some dark chocolate & have a nice day! Don’t forget to share your experience in the comments below.

FairFax Hair Energizer
May 17

Oranges (& other citrus fruits): Miracle foods for hair!

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Did you know that eating citrus fruits may help in keeping our bodies healthy & our hair long & strong? Read on the article by FairFax to know why are Oranges considered to be Super Food or Food For Hair? Let’s have a quick look at the health benefits of eating Oranges.

• Promote hair growth;
• Contain Vitamin C & Vitamin B12 that are important for hair health;
• Reduce hair loss;
• Slow down greying;
• Keep hair hydrated;
• Add shine to hair;
• Help in keeping follicles in the growth phase; &
• Are healthy, can be eaten as salads / made into a dessert (orange pudding or cake anyone?).

Undoubtedly, the benefits of Oranges (& other citrus fruits such as lemons, sweet lime, tangerines, clementines etc.) are astounding.

What’s more you can easily find these at a local fruit store or vendor.

Make oranges a part of your daily diet. The Vitamin C from them is a great immunity booster & helps in keeping common illnesses at bay. So what are you waiting for, share this info with all your foodie friends & encourage them to go for this SuperFood.

Fairfax Hair Energizer
May 10

Pomegranates: The Superfood for gorgeous hair!

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Do you feel like your diet is missing something which is essential for your hair health?  Someone who struggled with her/his bad hair & hair loss before finally finding methods that actually work, FairFax want to share with you one of their favorite Superfood for hair.

Best things often come in small packages, and this saying is absolutely true for pomegranates. It is one fruit that comes with distinct flavors, taste and nutritional value. It is also known as ‘Anar’ in the Indian subcontinent. Who knew that something so small would be packed with extraordinary benefits? It is a popular fruit around the world, due to its rich nutritional value.

So why are pomegranates considered as SuperFood or Food for Hair? Let’s have a look at how pomegranates can work wonders for your hair.

It is a delicious fruit rich in many nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E & folic acid. These nutrients provides nourishment to hair & stimulate hair growth.


-strengthen hair follicles & weak hair;

-are good for treating frizzy hair;

-add shine and luster to your hair;

-promote hair growth & prevent hair loss;

-provide moisture to dry hair;

-prevent premature graying of hair; &

-hydrate & protect your scalp from pollutants in the environment.

Well you see, pomegranate seeds contain a special ingredient called punicic acid which is very effective in improving blood circulation in our scalp, & in making our hair strong, thick and healthy.

The amazing benefits of pomegranates have made it the go-to fruit of choice for those who prefer a natural lifestyle. The great thing about pomegranate is that it’s easily available in a nearby grocery store, all over the world.

Juicy and delicious, pomegranates are simple to eat & also offer optimal nutrition. To see the incredible benefits of pomegranates, include them in your daily diet. And tell us how this Superfood has helped you by simply leaving a comment below!

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Spinach - Superfood (FairFax)
May 03

Spinach (Palak) – The green super-power for healthy hair!

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Everyone dreams of long, strong & shiny hair but not everyone is able to fulfill it. Of course, it’s important to keep your scalp healthy, but at the same time it is also necessary to pay attention to your diet. FairFax help you to get healthy, shiny hair.

A mineral deficiency is the most common cause of hair loss. It is important to make sure that you are getting all the required nutrients in your diet.

Did you know Spinach is a natural growth-boosting vegetable that can do lots for your hair?
So why is Spinach is considered as SuperFood or Food For Hair?

Let’s have a quick view at the health benefits of eating spinach.

Spinach is:

-rich in omega-3 acids, magnesium, potassium, calcium, and iron, protein and vitamin A, C and E.

-prevents hair loss.

-protects hair from excessive damage.

-nourishes your hair.

-acts as a natural conditioner for hair.

-promotes hair growth.

-adds shine and lustre to your hair.

-is easily available & one can have as salads/healthy juice or variety of dishes.

-extremely healthy to eat.

Now no more hair falls, only healthy hair growth. Don’t miss out on this Superfood for hair. Include spinach today in your diet & see the veggie work its magic. Tell us how you use spinach in your diet by simply leaving a comment below!

Take care of your hair!

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Apr 19

Olives should be a part of your daily diet. Heres why.

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday

Dry, weak, dull hair that keeps falling with every stroke of a comb? Well, this points to a diet deficient in nutrition. Whereas factors like excessive use of heating tools, chemical damage & aging can impact the health of your hair, the food that you eat on a daily basis plays a significant role.

Here, in this article FairFax will help you to know about the health benefits of eating olives and why you should simply eat more olives every day. So why are Olives considered as Super Foods or Food For Hair? A quick look at the health benefits of eating olives will have you rushing to the supermarket to buy these beauties right away! Olive is your hair’s new best friend.

Olives are grown all over the Mediterranean region. These are oval in shape, green or black in color, & have a hard, inedible pit at the centre. Olives differ in taste & size depending on their variety, region, or stuffing. Spanish, Italian & Greek Olives are some of the commonly available varieties of Olives.

Olives are delicious, healthy & fun to eat. They go well on dishes like Pizzas, Pastas, Pies, Sandwiches & Salads. Olives are not only tasty, they are great for your health too. Just go easy on them as they’re salted (brined) & too much of salt is not good for your health. Therefore, incorporating olive oil in your diet (as it doesn’t have salt) is a great way of getting the same nutrients.


  • are rich in minerals such as Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus & Iodine.
  • provide essential Vitamins & Amino Acids.
  • contain Oleic acid, which helps protect the heart.
  • are easily available & go well with summer salads/ pastas/ pizzas.
  • supply the required quantity of Omega-3 fatty acids for healthy hair & glowing skin.
  • are 100% vegan.

What is a healthy portion size for olives?

Eating 10-20 olives daily should not be a problem for you if you don’t have high blood pressure or other problems that need you to limit your intake of salt. If you want to avoid the salt, then use olive oil in your salads as a dressing or just gulp a teaspoonful of it once a day.

Olives are very easy to incorporate into your diet, & make a great addition to a healthy, vegan diet. Don’t miss out on this Super food for hair. Include olives today in your diet. Tell FairFax how you use Olives in your diet by simply leaving a comment below!