International Journal of Home Economics, Hospitality and Allied Research
P-ISSN: 2971-5121
E-ISSN: 3027-1819

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Hair Growth Promotion Skills for Hair Dressers and Nutrition Requirements for Hair Growth of Females in Abia State, Nigeria

Priscilla Nnenna Ezema1*
1College of Education, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria
*Correspondence: Priscilla Nnenna Ezema, College of Education, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria (Email: mikecila@yahoo.com).

 

Abstract: The study focuses on hair growth promotion skills for hair dressers and nutrition requirements for hair growth of females in Umunneochi local government area (LGA) of Abia State. Specifically, the study aimed to examine the practices that promote human hair growth, assess the importance of human hair growth, determine the effect of poor nutrition on hair and identify the skills of hairdressers to promote hair growth. The study adopted a descriptive research design. Population for the study was 2,800. Sample for the study was 200 using a multistage sampling techniques involving simple random sampling and purposive sampling techniques. The instrument for data collection was a questionnaire. Data collected were analyzed using mean. The result of the study examined six practices that promote human hair growth, six importance of human hair, eight effects of poor nutrition on hair and eleven hairdressers’ skills were identified. It was suggested that adolescents and mothers should be encouraged to eat recommended diets to suit their age; they should maintain a good hairdresser; and they should consult a dermatologist at regular intervals and follow their advice.
Keywords: Dermatologist, Good nutrition, Hair growth, Hairdressing, Hairdressers

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Publication date:

2023-12-09

DOI

https://doi.org/10.57012/ijhhr.v2n2.008

License 

Vol

2

Issue

2

Page Number

121-128

How to cite:

Ezema, P.N. (2023). Hair Growth Promotion Skills for Hair Dressers and Nutrition Requirements for Hair Growth of Females in Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal of Home Economics, Hospitality and Allied Research, 2(2), 121-128.  https://doi.org/10.57012/ijhhr.v2n2.008