How to Grow Long Healthy Hair


We all want long, healthy and super shiny hair just like the celebrities we see. You can achieve gorgeous looking hair using a few tools and products but it can damage your hair. Instead, there are a few natural ways to get beautiful long hair. There is no magical way to grow your hair overnight. What takes your hair to grow is some dedication and a lot of patience. It is a slow process and eventually you’ll notice the change. It is also important to know that everyone’s hair is different and grows at a different speed. Here are some easy tips and tricks to grow your hair:

Avoid hot tools:

heat tools

Try to avoid heat as much as possible. There is nothing worse for your hair than heat. Let your hair dry naturally after washing and limit the use of hot tools. Make sure to apply a heat protection product before using heat. Remember that every time you use heat, some damage is done to your hair.


trimming split ends

You might have refused to cut your hair just because it will get short and not grow. As your hair gets longer, it’s getting less healthier. Trimming just half an inch every month will reduce chances of split ends. Especially, if your hair is colored, the end are dry and prone to split ends. To get healthy long hair , first you must remove all unhealthy bits. If you have split ends, get a trim because there is no other way to repair split ends.


hair conditioner

Once you get rid of all the split ends, use a conditioner after shampoo to prevent split ends in future. Use a deep conditioner once every week. Oils are also good for your scalp and hair. Use any oil treatment to provide your hair with the nourishment it requires. You must start with healthy hair in order to get long hair. Healthy short hair is more beautiful than damaged long hair.

Eat right:

healthy diet

Unhealthy, weak and limp hair is a sign of poor diet. If your body isn’t getting enough nutrition, neither is your hair. How you treat your body has an effect on your hair and skin. Remember to include fresh fruits, vegetables and protein in your diet. Drink loads of water. If there is a need, multivitamins are also a great way to get all the necessary vitamins that your body need.

Use a wide tooth comb:

women combing wet hair

Avoid brushing your hair while it’s wet. You hair is more likely to get damaged when it’s wet. When shampooing, don’t rub the roots because your hair will get weak. Gently, massage your scalp to promote blood circulation. Also, don’t rub towel. Let it air dry. If your hair gets frizzy or tangled when you don’t brush it while its wet then its best to use a wide tooth comb. The best comb for your hair is a wooden comb.

Hair safe styles and accessories:

high ponytail

Never use rubber band or elastic hair ties that pull your hair. Avoid sharp hair accessories or pins. They will break your hair when you try to remove them. Use hair ties without the metal connector and accessories that are safe for your hair. Many believe that satin pillowcases prevent hair breakage and drying.

Don’t put your hair in styles that can break your hair. Back combing, tight ponytails and tiny braids pull your hair from the roots and make them weak. Remember that styles that pull all your hair and stress the roots are not easy to remove therefore they damage your hair.

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17 comments on “How to Grow Long Healthy Hair

  1. Abby
    April 2, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    I have to disagree with the advice regarding trimming hair half an inch every month. As the average person’s hair grows just half an inch a month, trimming this amount every 4 weeks means the length will stay the same as you are cutting off the new growth. Much better to have the ends slightly trimmed every 8 weeks or so.

  2. Faith
    June 2, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    It depends on how thick/thin and the length of your hair. I think that “7 beauty tips” should post an article about that.

  3. punu
    July 1, 2013 at 11:39 am

    my hairs r too weak nd thin wt to do to make healthy nd beautiful plzzzz tlll

  4. Flash
    July 17, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    Uh, trimming your hair doesn’t actually help your hair grow longer because your hair grows from the roots(top of your hair).

  5. ruby
    July 18, 2013 at 3:58 pm

    i agree with some terms but i dont agree means i disagree with some terms like trimming and other also

  6. mahi
    July 25, 2013 at 10:35 am

    i will try this tips -

  7. mushak mehraj
    August 24, 2013 at 11:50 am

    well said

  8. uma
    September 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    i will try this

  9. priyaa
    September 24, 2013 at 12:59 pm

    Trimming is actually useful.. Cauz if U have split ends.. It keeps breaking up your hair from the bottom.. You might actually loose more than an inch per month.. So its better that you get rid of that bottom inch of your hair..

  10. Melanie
    February 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm

    By using the pro naturals argan oil leave-in treatment!

  11. Srilakshmi.D
    October 4, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    Handy tips on good hair growth,I too firmly believe that trimming split ends should be cut on regular basis for hair growth.

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    November 25, 2014 at 3:33 am

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  13. Srujana
    January 23, 2015 at 7:51 am

    I lost most of my hair due to pollution,and i had a severe hair fall.To control it I tried various hair fall solutions which are available in the market.At last i used Capigro which gave me a better result and now am very happy that my hair started growing.

  14. kashish
    April 28, 2015 at 9:57 am

    is this will be really work

  15. chhiwat
    August 26, 2015 at 4:41 pm

    This is great! I am always looking for natural ways to improve my hair!

  16. kanchana
    September 14, 2015 at 7:40 pm

    the procedure to eliminate split ends is really helpful. 7 tips are simple yet very useful for hair care. Pictorial presentation is simply awesome!!

  17. Ben Menton
    October 23, 2015 at 1:32 am

    I guess it’s safe to say that men have healthier hair than women because we always get a trim. Great article!

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