How Did You Grow Your Hair So Long?

Long hairs always provide a classic, great, and a versatile look. It is hard to grow your hair long. It will depend on the cycle of your hair growth. This cycle has three major phases which are growing, resting, and shedding. If your growth phase is short you will not be able to grow your hair longer than 6-12 inches. However, with just a little effort you can encourage your hair to grow longer. 

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You can try out quality hair products, improves eating plans, and exercise routine can help you in your hair growth. With elbow grease and a little time, you can have long hair according to your wish. Follow the below-given tips to grow your hair long. 

  • Get your hair trims frequently
  • This tip may seem a little bit odd. But if you want long and healthy hair you may need frequent trims. One thing that should be in mind haircuts don’t help to grow your hair faster, but this is done to get rid of split ends that cause the breakage of hair. Once you have removed this breakage you will feel that your hairs are growing faster. 

  • Use natural hair oils
  • Distribute natural hair oil into your hair before going to bed, it may seem tempting but few strokes to your hair can help to improve the health of your hair. With the help of a boar bristle evenly distribute the oil into the scalp of your hair. This will help your hair to stay moisturized naturally. Doing this simple step each night can help to increase circulation, as a result, your scalp will be healthier. 

  • Eat the right foods
  • Wish to have long and strong will not just depend on what you put on your hair it will also depend on what you put inside your body. For hair growth, it is a must to feed your hair from inside. Try to eat food rich in proteins like fish, whole grains, nuts, and beans. If you are a meat lover that’s too good you will be taking a high protein diet. You should also try foods rich in vitamin A, C, E, and omega-3 fatty acids. They can also contribute to growing your hair long and strong. 

  • Stay away from heat styling tools
  • First of all, stop over-styling your hair. If it is necessary to use heat then decrease the temperature. And it is better to use heat protecting.  Otherwise, it can cause damage to your hair that will result in breakage and frizz. 

  • Don’t do shampoo on a daily basis
  • If you are doing shampoo on a daily basis you are doing wrong with your hair. When you will shampoo your hair only twice or thrice a week natural oils will penetrate deep into your hair. This will allow them to hydrate and repair it. 

  • Add a vitamin to your daily routine
  • If your diet is not providing you with enough nutrition than a supplement can do this for you. Try out the multivitamins that are basically designed for skin, hair, and nails. Such products contain important vitamins like biotin, A, B. These vitamins can help to grow your hair and make your hair healthy. Along with your hair, it will also benefit your skin.

  • Brushing wet hair takes some extra care
  • Hair usually breaks when they are wet. It is better to use a wet brush or tangle hairbrush. Another good way is to start gently brushing your hair from the end and slowly start a move to upward. Don’t just focuses on the upper layer try to brush underneath as well? If traditional brushes don’t work for you, you can try a wide-tooth comb. 

  • After taking a shower, provide your air a cool rinse
  • If you are taking a bath with hot water, it will not only affect your skin but also your hair. It is better to turn the temperature of the water down during cleansing. Try to rinse your hair with cool water. This will help to strengthen your hair before styling. 

  • You can also use minoxidil for hair growth
  • It is an active ingredient and it is the FDA approved. It will help to stop hair loss and promote hair growth if it is used according to instructions. In this way, you will be able to grow your hair long and strong. 

  • Prefer to sleep on a silk pillowcase
  • You can get better hair in your sleep as well. All you need to do is switch up your pillowcase. Silk pillow is best it will avoid tangles and breakage of your hair. The less breakage your hair faces the longer hair you will have. 

  • Pay some attention to your skin
  • You will initially feel that your hairs are growing and shiny and the product is working well for you. But that might not be the case, have a close look at your skin. Your skin may feel dry, heavy, and waxy. So use the formula that works for your hair and skin. If it goes well you will have longer hair after some time. 

  • Avoid trendy cleanses
  • Some diet companies will convince you that cleanse can turn your life around but that’s not actually the case. Cleanse can be terrible for your hair. If you do cleanses even for a week you will notice the slow hair growth. 


    Long hairs are always beautiful, but it is not too easy to get long hair. You will have to go through some pain taking process. You will have to wait sometime for hair growth; it is not a short term process that you will see results in a single night. Hair might grow only half an inch in the entire month. It will take some time and doing to grow your hair long. Follow the above-given practices and hopefully, you will see results sooner or later. Long hairs are always attractive and classic. 

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    Sky Hoon
    Hair Lover, Idea Starter. He started HairQueenie, which is ranked #27 in the FeedSpot Top 40 Hair Care Blogs and mentions in ManeAddicts and Tempest. Hair is not everything but something. He started Hairqueenie to share great hair products. Over time, he found there are more value to share answers to hair problems that cannot be found easily.
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