Have you always wanted long gorgeous locks? Hair extensions aren’t the only answer. There are natural ways that you can grow some mermaid-length looks right at home.
Here are ideas for growing your hair long.
Being healthy on the inside will provide that you’re looking healthy on the outside, especially when it comes to your hair. In command to have healthy long hair, make sure you’re eating a diet that is rich in protein and packed with crucial vitamins and minerals.
Vitamins A, B, C, and E, as well as iron, zinc, copper, magnesium and selenium, are important when it comes to hair growth. Especially, Vitamin-B complex and Omega-3 fatty acids which are known to make your hair grow faster. Deficiencies in vitamin E and zinc are associated with hair loss.
The following foods are great for hair growth: yogurt, milk, eggs, chicken, salmon, whole grains, spinach, broccoli, cabbage, parsley, grapefruit, avocado, oats, brown bread, alfalfa, vegetable and fruit juices, carrots, flax seeds, and walnuts.
Getting a trim every so frequently will prevent your split ends from spreading up your strands. The more you stay on top of your split ends, the less you’ll have to get cut off when you go for a haircut.
It’s best to get rid of about an eighth of an inch every 10 to 12 weeks to prevent split ends before they start.
Castor oil is rich in vitamin E and other crucial fatty acids, like omega-9, which naturally promotes hair growth. You can mix some castor oil with equal parts of coconut, olive or almond oil and massage your scalp with it. Leave it on for 30 to 45 minutes then shampoo your hair to help grow out your locks.
You can stimulate your hair follicles by massaging your scalp to promote blood flow. When doing your oil treatment, make sure you rub your fingers in a circular motion on your scalp for three to five minutes.