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Here are 6 yoga poses for luscious and healthy hair

By Priyanka Verma 
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Here are 6 yoga poses for luscious and healthy hair

Suffering from hairfall?Try these yoga asanas today! – Nothing can be more heartbreaking than seeing your hairbrush tangled with your hair every morning. It feels even more frustrating when you splurge money buying hair products and booking regular appointments at the salon every month.

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Hair fall and premature greying of hair have lately become a growing concern for people of all age groups. It can be due to pollution, poor diet, poor lifestyle habits or even due to some underlying health conditions. Putting on expensive hair care products does not guarantee you luscious and healthy hair. For that, you need to improve your physical well-being and yoga is the best option. Practising some yoga asana can improve the circulation of blood in the scalp and promote hair growth. Here are six yoga asanas that you can perform to improve your hair quality.

Ustrasana or Camel Pose

Step 1: Kneel on the ground with your shins stretched and soles facing the ceiling.

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Step 2: Breathe in and draw your tailbone towards your pubis.

Step 3: Look up and slowly lean back to form an arch and place your palms on your feet for support.

Step 4: Keep your hands erect and do not put pressure on your neck.

Step 5: Breathe in and out while holding this pose for a few seconds.

Adho Mukha Svanasana or Downward facing dog

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Step 1: Come to a table-top position with your knees under your hips and wrists under your shoulders.

Step 2: Inhale, straighten your elbows and knees and at the same time lift your hips upward to make an inverted V shape.

Step 3: Keep your hands pressed on the ground, gaze fixed to the navel and neck straight.

Step 4: Breathe in and out while holding this position, then return to normal position.

Standing Forward Pose or Uttanasana

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Step 1: Stand straight with your feet hip-distance apart, hands by your side and shoulders relaxed.

Step 2: Inhale and stretch both your hands overhead with your fingertips pointing towards the ceiling.

Step 3: Exhale and hinge at the hips to fold forward over the legs.

Step 4: Touch the ground with your fingertips or press the palms against the calves.

Step 5: Breath in and out for a few seconds holding the pose, then relax.

Standing Forward Pose or Uttanasana

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Step 1: Stand straight with your feet hip-distance apart, hands by your side and shoulders relaxed.

Step 2: Inhale and stretch both your hands overhead with your fingertips pointing towards the ceiling.

Step 3: Exhale and hinge at the hips to fold forward over the legs.

Step 4: Touch the ground with your fingertips or press the palms against the calves.

Step 5: Breath in and out for a few seconds holding the pose, then relax.

Diamond Pose or Vajrasana

Step 1: Kneel on the mat with the knees together and feet slightly apart. Your palms should be resting on the thighs.

Step 2: Sit down between your calves and pull your feet close to your buttocks.

Step 3: Keep your spine straight and cover your knees with your hands.

Step 4: Sit in this position for 2 minutes and gradually increase the timing.

Rabbit Pose or Sasangasana

Step 1: Kneel on the yoga mat with your feet together

Step 2: Bend your head forward to touch your knees. Let the crown of your head touches the floor.

Step 3: Hold your heels with your hands for maintaining balance.

Step 4: Stay in this pose for a few seconds before releasing it.

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