So many people get sad when they realize that the length of their hair never increases instead suffers breakage . Having a long hair is cool but maintaining a good texture and healthy hair is no easy job. Below are some tips to help you grow the healthy long hair you have always dreamed of.
Remember that it can’t grow over night, your hair typically grows about a quarter per inch to a half an inch max every month. Don’t get yourself all worked up, give it time.
2.Trim the tip of your hair at least once in 3 months.
Ironically scissors are your friend, although getting a regular trims won’t actually make your hair grow faster, it will keep the tips looking healthy and prevent splits from working their way up strands, requiring you to chop hair off more often.
3. Use conditioner anytime you use shampoo
If your hair is wet, that means you have to condition it. Conditioner helps replace the lipids and proteins inside the hair shaft as well as seal the cuticle to help prevent more damage from happening so that you can get your hair to grow longer and look healthier.
4.Do not shampoo anytime you shower
The purpose of shampoo is to wash away dirt and products buildup, but it can also take essential natural oils that keep strands soft and healthy along with it. When you really do need shampoo, be gentler on your hair by only lathering up at your scalp and then simply letting the suds slide down strands, hitting the rest of the hair as the water rinses it away.
5.Do a cold water rinse at the end of each shower.
This really helps to grow long hair and keep long hair healthy for longer. Cold water lays down the outer layer of hair more smoothly, which helps prevent moisture loss, snags and heat damage. You only need to do this for few seconds, but this one extra step over time can make a huge difference.
6.Apply oil or mask treatment weekly
Hair that touches your shoulders or beyond can be several years old and most likely need more TLC than conditioners. These oils are able to fill strands up with fatty acids and then when rinsed out, using regular shampoo helps seal them inside.
7. Consider trying boosting supplements.
Your body requires many vital nutrients to create new hair, from ample protein to a slew of essential minerals.so take a look at your diet because while eating balanced diet helps.
8. Brush your hair like it’s spun from gold.
Constant brushing can cause physical harm to the hair. When you detangle a wet hair, be sure to start from bottom and work your way up, we often go from the scalp down, but that just brings small tangles into one large knot and can cause you to lose a lot of hair.
9.Ditch your cotton pillows.
Use a silk or satin fabric, because it has softer surface and wont cause friction the way regularly woven cotton does with your hair. That way you will wake up with fewer tangles.
10. Never ever wrap your hair in massive towel again
What could be so bad about putting hair in your super soft bath towel? A lot. It causes so much breakage, your hair gets caught in all the woven fibres and since most women almost always wrap it too tight around their face, fragile strands around your hair are more prone to break.
11. Switch up your pony placement.
This is an easy move that can help maintain the integrity of your strands wherever you tend to secure your ponytail all the time, which means they’ll continue to grow out strong and damage free.
12. Don’t use harsh things.
Give your hair a break when it comes to hot tools, chemical relaxers, or any other tool or services that causes damage to your hair. He healthier your hair is, the longer it can grow.
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