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Tips to Grow Longer Hair

By Mary Smith. Updated: January 16, 2017
Tips to Grow Longer Hair

Having long, beautiful, radiant hair isn't easy for many women, either because their hair grows slowly, or is severely damaged and thus they're unable to have the length they'd like. In general, hair grows between 1.2 and 1.5 cm (0.5 oz and 0.2 oz) per month. Although you might not believe it, there are certain things you can do that can help speed up the process so you'll have longer hair sooner rather than later. Don't miss these tips to grow longer hair in this article at OneHowTo.com and begin to put them into practice.

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Brush your hair

One of the tricks for having longer hair that's simple, is to brush it frequently and gently, at least three times a day. This massages the scalp, stimulates blood flow to allow more nutrients to reach the hair roots, thus encouraging growth and vitality. It's essential to choose a brush with natural bristles to prevent hair breakage and to discard those made of plastic that generate static electricity. Find out more in the article what are the benefits of brushing your hair.

Tips to Grow Longer Hair - Brush your hair

Rinse with cold water

After washing your hair, it's recommended to do a final rinse with cold water. This is a trick that all professional hairdressers recommend since water at this temperature seals the hair cuticles, which greatly promotes its growth. Not only that, this simple practice will give extra shine and softness to the hair. Also, we recommend consulting our article that explains common mistakes people make while washing their hair, as you may be guilty of one or more of them!

Tips to Grow Longer Hair - Rinse with cold water

Vitamins for your hair

If your hair takes a long time to grow and is damaged, you may be in need of a good supply of vitamins that give it a healthier appearance. Among the best vitamins for hair growth are vitamin A, vitamin B and vitamin C, all of which are present in various foods that you can incorporate into your daily diet.

Tips to Grow Longer Hair - Vitamins for your hair

Thermal protector

Something that greatly damages the hair, causing it to grow more slowly, is the heat generated by hairdryers, hair straighteners or curling irons. It's best not to subject the hair to high temperatures very often. But if you can't style your hair without using one of these devices, an excellent trick is to apply a thermal protector before using them. Place the thermal protector on wet hair and spread it evenly from the roots to the tips.

Tips to Grow Longer Hair - Thermal protector

Home remedies

In addition to these simple tips to grow longer hair, there are some natural products and ingredients that are effective to make the hair grow faster and beautifully. Home remedies that produce the best results:

Discover how to use these products on your hair in this article, how to make your hair grow faster naturally.

Tips to Grow Longer Hair - Home remedies

Trim the ends

Although some people are afraid of scissors, the fact is that trimming the ends occasionally is essential if you want to have longer and healthier hair. This is the best way to completely get rid of damaged hair and help it grow naturally. Trim it every three months and you'll notice the difference.

Tips to Grow Longer Hair - Trim the ends

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