I went natural about 4 yrs ago. In November, I noticed my hair has been the same length for the last year or so maybe even shorter. I also noticed some breakage and thinning of my ends. I’m aware part of the problem. Read How a Proper Trim Can Help You Retain Length
This prompted action. I got a trim to removed split and damaged ends. I know some of you are against trimming or cutting your hair. In researching hair care it is required to maintain the overall healthy of your hair. Read Why You Should Trim Your Ends.
My challenge now is how do you retain length to grow long healthy natural hair . I will discuss some tips I have learned recently. Read Why I decide to begin this challenge. Here are 3 Things I Learned About Hair Growth
- Products do not make your hair grow. If they did the FDA would have to regulate them as a drug for such claims
- Genetics only determines the rate at which your hair grows, not the length at which your hair grows.
- Proper haircare with products that have a combination of ingredients that both moisturize & retain natural moisture are key to long healthy hair.
For the next few months I will continue to explore information and experiment along with tips/ techniques for my grow out challenge. Comment below with your suggestions on how to grow long healthy natural hair.