Healthy, long and beautiful hair has been as aspiration to many individuals since ages. It is not that difficult task to grow long and beautiful hair. Neither does it require any salon beauty products nor does it require any individual to take expensive multivitamins. Just a little of patience, common sense and dedication does the trick and one can feel the length and health of the hair progressing rapidly. Check out some natural care to grow your hair long and strong.
The first step towards the growth of long, healthy hair is to cut off every inch that is believed to be damaged and after that the hair needs to be trimmed after every 6-8 weeks on a methodical basis. In order to grow the hair long, one has to keep the dead ends of the hair from splitting. Hence trimming hair every 6-8 weeks get the dead ends off and prevent further damage.
One needs to brush hair only once or twice a day. Though this sounds very odd and unusual, yet, if followed, it can make a big difference to the health of the hair. Though brushing of hair helps in the distribution of natural oils from the scalp to the rest of the hair, but it is also damages the strands.
One must definitely avoid usage of harsh chemicals and perm of hair. If at all one needs to color hair, henna is the best option. It is available in full range of colors and not just red. Besides the hair will also look plum in addition to the coloring of hair naturally. However, individuals having very dry hair should avoid treating the hair with henna.
Regular use of appliances like blow dryers, curling irons, hot rollers and flat irons can damage the hair. Hence, these appliances must be avoided and if there is an absolute necessity of using them, these must be used at the minimum level.
Hot oil treatment
Hot oil treatment once a week is absolutely necessary for growing long and healthy hair. One has to combine two spoons of jajoba oil and one teaspoon of organic soybean oil or sunflower oil and warm gently on low heat. After testing its temperature inside the forearm, this mixture has to be massaged into hair, wrap it with warm towel or shower cap for 15 minutes and then shampooed and rinsed out.