12 tips for getting the long hair you always dreamed!
Long hair is getting more and more popular; you admire it on fashion models, you see it on your favorite actresses and maybe you get a little bit jealous seeing it on the streets – it’s like every woman that passes by you has gorgeous long hair nowadays! If you also want to grow long healthy hair, you should definitely follow the tips bellow.
1. Trim your hair regularly
No, this is not a joke! If you want long hair, you should trim it often –every six to eight weeks is the best way to go. Trimming helps your hair grow stronger and healthier, since you get rid of split ends, which, if left unattended, can damage your hair all the way up to the roots.
2. Avoid washing it daily
Daily washing will damage it seriously; besides there is no need it. If you want to read more details about how often you should wash your hair, see here.
3. Use the right products for you
A shampoo may work wonders on your best friend or your favorite blogger, but is it suitable for you? Always pay attention to how your hair or your skin reacts to a certain product. Do not use it if you notice anything disturbing. Choose what is best for your type.
4. Apply a conditioner
Always apply a conditioner after washing. It’s essential for getting healthy and long hair.
5. Massage your scalp
Massaging your scalp improves blood circulation, it makes your roots stronger and it helps your hair grow faster.
6. Brush it every night
Your grandmother was right; brushing your hair every night before going to bed is very helpful. Use a boar bristle brush and brush it gently. This will spread all the natural oils from the roots towards the ends, naturally moisturizing it.
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7. Avoid heated styling
Heat is the number one enemy. If you can’t avoid styling with heated tools, at least lower the temperature and always use a heat-protectant.
8. Nourish it often
Apply a hair mask or essential oils often. This will repair any damage and will help your hair grow faster.
9. Keep a healthy diet
Having long, healthy hair depends a lot on your diet. Add more protein in your daily diet and of course, fruits and vegetables. Protein helps it grow faster and stronger.
10. Pick your pillowcase carefully
A silk pillowcase is the best choice for your hair. Silk can prevent breakage and tangles in your sleep.
11. Take a supplement
You will find a great variety of supplements, especially made for empowering your hair and for preventing hair loss.
12. Avoid stress
Stress is especially harmful. It causes extreme hair loss, it reduces hair growth rate and it leads to thin, vulnerable hair. We all live stressful lives, but you should try to relax and take better care of yourself. Try to sleep at least eight hours and exercise often. You can also be inspired by this post.
Follow those tips in order to enjoy long, healthy and strong hair. Do you have any more suggestion? I can’t wait to read your comments!