Have you ever wanted to try a new chic hairstyle but were told by the stylist that your hair is “just too short”? How did you feel?
Frustrated, annoyed, or overwhelmed? At one point in our lives or another everyone desires to grow out their hair naturally.
Growing your hair is not as difficult as you may have come to believe. Sure it requires some amount of effort and patience, but natural hair growth is very achievable.
HOW FAST DOES YOUR HAIR GROW?
An average person hair grows at least a quarter of an inch monthly so if you are looking to grow your hair 6 inches every week, it would be nearly impossible. There isn’t a definite process to take if you are looking to speed up the natural hair growth; there are however, a couple of things you could do to see some results in your journey.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GROW OUT YOUR HAIR?
The amount of time it takes for your hair depends on your starting length, your aim, your nutrition, the condition of your hair, and how often you are trimming the ends of your hair.
If you want to notice a significant increase in the length of your hair, then you will want to make sure you are eating right and treating your hair right.
HOW TO IMPROVE NATURAL HAIR GROWTH
Here are a few ways to improve your natural hair growth.
EAT THE RIGHT FOOD
If your aim is growing long natural hair, then you would have to watch what you eat. Your hair needs certain kinds of nutrient to grow healthy and strong.
TRY HAIR SUPPLEMENTS
There are various supplements that can be taken for healthy hair growth. When buying hair supplements, look out for ones with.
Biotin is beneficial for long healthy hair, skin, and nails. Before you begin taking supplements, you should speak to your doctor first.
MASSAGE YOUR SCALP DAILY
You are probably wondering how a scalp massage will aid in your hair growth journey. Well, when you massage your scalp, blood flow to the scalp is increased, and nutrients get to your hair follicle faster.
You don’t have to do this daily to see results. The next you are washing your hair, spend a few minutes massaging the products into your scalp.
AVOID EXCESSIVE HEAT AND CHEMICALS
When you are trying to grow your hair out it will be wise to stay away from electrical heat and bleaching products. This can cause your hair to be weak, and thin out.
EXERCISE AND SLEEP WELL
Try to engage in stress relieving activities like exercising and do not deprive yourself of sleep. You do not want your body to go into survival mode; because at that stage hair growth may not occur.
TRY PROTECTIVE HAIRSTYLES
Protective hairstyles like wigs can aid in hair growth. It is important to take care of your hair properly even while wearing a wig.
Have a weekly or bi-weekly routine where you wash and moisturize your hair every evening.
TRY SOME NATURAL REMEDIES
If you are not comfortable taking hair supplements, there are certain home remedies you could whip up to boost hair growth.
NATURAL HAIR GROWTH REMEDIES
ROSEMARY HAIR MIX
Rosemary is a herb used in the kitchen to add flavor to many meals. This herb is beneficial for hair growth too; it gets rids of dandruff, and strengthen the root of the hair.