When it comes to the hair specifically, it helps create new hair follicles. Many turn to heliosis, otherwise known as exposure to the sun, to promote hair growth. ... Most experts recommend soaking up the midday rays of the sun for at least 10 to 30 minutes every day.
There are a few ways the sun benefits our hair without causing too much harm.
1. It helps with hair growth.
The sun, as you may know, offers up vitamin D, which is largely beneficial for so many reasons. When it comes to the hair specifically, it helps create new hair follicles. Many turn to heliosis, otherwise known as exposure to the sun, to promote hair growth.
2. It has been known to treat hair loss.
Similar to the above point, another hair benefits the sun offers is treating hair loss. Again, vitamin D has been known to stimulate hair growth, thus preventing hair loss.
3. It treats acne and fungal infections on the scalp.
The sun’s UV rays are known for being pretty harmful, but in the right dose, they can help treat acne and fungal infections on the scalp. It tends to relieve these symptoms by slowing the growth of skin cells.
limit your sun exposure from 10 to 30 minutes each day and be sure to take necessary precautions.
I personally feel regular sun exposure stimulates the melanin (the dark pigment) production in the hair and skin, which is an essential component of hair thus strengthening the existing hair and stimulating hair growth.