‘I wish I had long hair’, you very often hear women saying this when they see someone with long flowing healthy hair. But ask those who maintain them, how much they have to work for their long hair. Yes you too can have long hair just work a little more and start caring for your hair because at an average your hair grows six inches in twelve months.
How to grow long hair? First of all love your hair, give it a good wash and condition it and comb them well. All you need to do is basically keep them neat, tidy and clean. Try using more natural products for your hair because products usually carry chemicals. Do deep conditioning, give a good oil massage on the scalp near the roots and then place a shower cap over your hair. Run a blower dryer for five to ten minutes to give heat so that the oil penetrates into the roots. Leave it for at least half an hour or may be over night also for better results, then take a shower with cold water. This gives a good result for your hair care. Protect your hair from external exposure, which damages resulting in slow and bad growth. Dehydration is another factor, which can hinder your hair growth. Drink at least two to three liters of water. Avoid junk food, as it is not healthy eating, sleep well. Sleep makes you feel relaxed and stress free. Stress never lets anyone or anything grows so keep you stress free. You can choose to do yoga and regular exercises. Do meditation as it keeps you mentally free. Make your diet full of proteins, vitamins and minerals, which are needed for the growth. If your hair is slightly shorter than the desired length, you can make them look lengthier than they are by using simple tricks. By using a straightened you can make it look a little longer as they will straighten out all the waves you have. Do not pin up your hair and let it be loose it will show its length.
Some tips and tricks for long hair. Example you pick up hair from the crown and make ponytail and then next pick up rest of the hair and make a ponytail just under the previous one so that the second ponytail is hidden. You can also use extension clips but just make sure the hair color matches with yours and so on you can find many ways to make them look longer than they actually are!