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How to Strengthen and Lengthen Your Hair
Are you ready to grow your hair out? This article will tackle the ugly mess of discouragement you may feel, the despair that may have happened to you, and/or the devastation that has led you to reaching out for help in growing your hair out.
This article will also offer you solutions to problems you may have faced in trying to grow your hair long. So, dry up any tears you may have and read on for hope, excitement, and useful advice.
If you are unhappy with the way your hair has grown, hopefully, you will find something useful in this article. The advice for hair growth in this article will cover the topics of vitamins, heat, hair products, hair dye, styling for long hair, and home remedies in relation to the length of your hair.
This article will help you by offering sound advice or at least a location as to where to find the tools you will need in order to be proud of how you look.
How to Recover From a Hair Disaster (5 Ways)
I went to get a trim to my below-the-waist long hair to keep it healthy. I showed the beautician several pictures on how I wanted the layers to look like. She "accidentally" chopped off too much for the short layers and had to cut the rest to match (or else it would have looked like I had a tail)! I was beyond devastated.
I cried so much after that, so I decided to do some serious research to find out how to get my hair to grow back out that length - fast! I didn't want to wait years to see results! I wanted my hair back the way it was! The advice I'm giving you is based on my experience alone. This is how I was able to get my hair to grow long.
I am not a beautician or hair professional. Rather, I'm just a girl with long hair, but I did solid research that provided me with the results I wanted, so why wouldn't I share these tips and tricks?
1. Find encouragement.
Have you ever felt like your hair has stopped growing? This can be very discouraging, but don’t worry, because this article will wow you with a number of hair growth topics and tips which will help you grow your hair out in a fast and healthy way. Also, talk to your friends and family about what you're going through.
2. Don't despair.
We've all been there. You aren't alone! Find comfort in the presence of others. Have you ever experienced hair loss, excess hair, or a botched hair salon visit? Have you ever had a horrible hair cut and lost more hair than you ever intended to? If you’ve been there, read on, and place your story in the comments for all the readers!
3. Realize this devastation will pass.
It can be truly heartbreaking when a horrible hair disaster happens unexpectedly, especially if you were looking forward to fixing up your long hair that is now on the hair salon's floor. Remember, this too shall pass. You'll get through this!
4. Have hope in what's to come.
This article will help you realize this isn't the end of the world. Instead, use this advice and tips to come up with a battlefield plan! At least put on a happy face, and smile like you mean it, and before long, you will feel hope or acceptance (if you cannot grow out your hair out because of your health). Just fake it until you make it!
5. Get excited.
Excited to grow your hair out, but don’t know where to start? Do you want to meet with a beautician to brainstorm ways that you can let your hair grow out, but are not sure what to say? Think of all the things you would love to have in terms of your hair (length, layers, bangs, etc.) and make an appointment to discuss your options!
The Best Vitamins for Hair Growth
When researching this topic, the first thing I looked into was vitamins and discovered that if you over-do it on the vitamins or take the wrong mixture of vitamins and/or supplements, it can cause you to experience the counter effect. This is why you should take only the right mixture for you. Speak to your doctor before taking anything.
so you must take the right amount and the right mixture for you.
My first recommendation (which also helps your nails grow thick, strong, and long) of vitamins is: (1) Zinc and (2) Selenium.
Again, I am not a doctor, and you must be careful in what you mix, because some vitamins have the same ingredients.
This is the mixture I am on:
- Maxidene Vitamin (1 in the morning)
- L-Lysine 500mg (1 in the evening)
- Selenium 200mcg (1 in the evening)
- Zinc 50mg (1 in the evening)
- Vitamin E
- One multi-vitamin (any time of the day)
- Green Tea Mega T Capsule (1 in the morning)
- Vitamin E Conditioner in my hair (about once a week)
- Ginkgo Biloba 30mg (2 pills 3 times a day)
- “Hair, Skin, and Nails” (read the ingredients and do your research!) (1 pill 3 times a day)
- Saw Palmetto 450mg (1 to 2 pills 3 times a day)
Minimize Hair Damage by Avoiding Heat
Again, heat is the devil when you are trying to grow your hair out. If you have to use a blow dryer, use 2 diffusers and try to use the lowest setting. Here are some recommended products:
- Charles Worthington London – Take Aways; relax and unwind blow-dry straightening balm
- Sunsilk™ 24/7 Straighten-Up – Straightens and smooths hair
- Bed HeadÒ Superstar™ - Blow-dry Lotion for Think Massive Hair
- Matrix Sleek Look Smoothing System – Step 3 Lite Styling Crème
(Before letting a blow dryer "touch" your beautiful, clean hair, make sure you have some good product on your hair in order to protect it).
What hair products do you use? I'd love to know! Share your hair experiences in the comments below please!
The Two Best Vitamins for Hair Growth - Zinc and Selenium
Out of all the products, vitamins, etc that I recommend in this article, zinc and selenium are top choices.
Over all my research in medical journals and blogs, when it comes to hair growth, these two vitamins are the best. I strongly recommend that you add them to your daily vitamin intake.
What vitamins will help your hair grow?
Other Vitamins That May Help
Vitamin B Complex