Ok. I’ll admit that maybe I’m being a little melodramatic. But I do have proof. Below you will see exhibit A. From one year to the next, I did not gain an inch– not an inch of length.
My hair was the same length in Year 1 that it was in Year 2.
It may have even been a little shorter and thinner. I’ve talked about this on my site before in My Hair’s Not Growing.
There are 3 common reasons why you’re not seeing any hair growth. And no, it’s not that your hair isn’t growing. In my case, my hair was breaking at the exact same rate that it was growing, given the appearance of stunted hair growth.
I went natural because like most women I wanted longer and healthier hair. When I was relaxed my hair seemed to plateau at arm pit length. Yea, its a good length but I knew it could be longer (or I wanted it longer). I was pretty devastated when I didn’t see any hair growth. Thankfully, this was around the time that I met and modeled for
I was pretty devastated when I didn’t see any hair growth. Thankfully, this was around the time that I met and modeled for Anthony Dickey, stylist and co-owner of Hair Rules salon and hair products of the same name. The main culprit was damaged, split ends.
We discussed the best method for trimming natural hair. But I wasn’t out of the woods, there were other things hinder my hair’s length retention.
By Year 3 I had retained about 6 inches of length within a years time.
Here are Some Things That Help Me Grow 6 Inches In A Year… You can read them here: 10 Tips For Growing Long Natural Hair