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Long hair don’t care? Mmhmm…but everyone cares about how to grow their hair to that long length. And for your average black woman, growing long hair is a task of patience and healthy hair maintenance with a few misconceptions dabbled in. Yes, there is a prevalence of misconceptions floating around the black hair community about how to grow that hang time and have it swinging down your back. Relaxed or natural there is a scientifically backed method to growing your hair that really starts from the inside out. Here are 5 tips on long hair growth for Black women.
You’ve thought about pills, procedures, even considered going the Monistat route, but realized that the quick fix is not always the safest. Although genetics will play a role in your hair’s terminal length, there are steps that you can take to boost growth and reach your optimal hair health. If it seems like you’ve tried everything and nothing is working, check out these ten steps that will help you achieve your goals of healthy hair– the natural way.
There’s an old wives tale that brushing your hair 100 strokes per day will help it flourish, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Tugging stresses your tresses point blank period. This also goes for twirling strands around your finger, constant combing (yes, even with a wide-tooth comb) and styling hair daily. The best way to avoid this is to wear hair in a way that allows you to easily refresh with minimal manipulation such as twist-outs, ponytails and roller sets.