We all want long, healthy and super shiny hair that’s manageable and easy to style. 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 makes your hair to grow is some dedication and a lot of patience. It’s 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 long healthy hair:
Avoid hot 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 protectant product before using heat. Remember that every time you use heat, some damage is done to your hair.
You might have refused to cut your hair just because it will get short and not grow. As your hair gets longer, it gets less healthy. Trimming just half an inch every month will reduce chances of split ends. Especially, if your hair is colored, the ends 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.
Once you get rid of all the split ends, use a conditioner after shampoo to prevent split ends in the 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.
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
Avoid brushing your hair while it’s wet. Your 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 to dry your hair. 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
Never use a 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. Backcombing, 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.