Hi Anushka, thanks for this article. I've had a really good read through and I'm currently waiting for my jelly to set in the fridge (any excuse to eat my favourite dessert) after using the inversion method with coconut oil. My hair is incredibly thick and there is lots and lots of it, my issue is that it grows out and not down! So frustrating! I'm getting married in December and I'm trying to grow out my hair for the big day. My 20 year old daughter (who has beautiful long, blonde hair) and my fiancé (who is folicley challenged) think I will get it cut before the day. I really want to prove them wrong so I'm keeping my fingers crossed that this works xxxx
Thick hair is something more people would like to have. Whether your hair is long or short, having thick hair just seems to look better. Your hair may be thin depending on a number of reasons, but there is no reason why you can’t get thicker hair naturally. Climate is a big reason people have different thicknesses of hair. In colder climate hair tends to be thinner, while in warmer regions hair is often thicker.

Coconut oil saved my scalp AND my hair! Everybody should try the ingredients and methods this article mentions! I used to have a very itchy scalp and my hair was very dry and brittle, due to the fact that I was on and off the swim team for a good decade, so spending one - two hours in chlorine really showed on my hair, and then of course the Saturday swim meets we had every week, doesn't really help! I went for a good year (at the end of 2015, up to September 2016) dying my hair all kinds of colors every two months, and this did show as well. My hair also grew very slow due to how unhealthy it was. I started doing coconut oil masks (with yoghurt and honey) once a week (on and off for three months) and my hair has grown close to two inches, in three months! My hair feels sososososo much better ever since I started taking care of it and it has shown! My boyfriend's mother used to be a hair stylist and she said a couple weeks ago that my hair looks better than ever, and this is only month three of my hair care journey! I plan on getting a perm done hopefully by September of next year, hoping that these treatments can get my hair is top shape before I kill it off again. But yeah, coconut oil is pretty much my safe haven to all my hair problems! Especially the itchy scalp problem. I was AMAZED that my scalp didn't itch 30 minutes later, the night I put the coconut oil mask in my hair... it hasn't itched since! (Now given, every now and then it does, but it isn't a constant pain anymore!) and head massages actually FEEL GOOD to me now. They used to feel weird to me but now I do it every time I get out of the shower. I don't always do the inversion method, but I do massage my scalp a lot now. I'm surprised I've been so committed to getting my hair in top shape, as it takes a lot for me to be committed to anything lol let alone DEDICATED. People do need to try the inversion method, and even just massaging your scalp when you get done showering... I swear I can feel my scalp warm up after a good minute or two of massaging it. That my friend, is magic lol.


Hi Kayla, thanks for your comments. It's definitely possible to improve the quality and health of your hair on a limited budget, in my article you'll find a few different ways to boost hair growth and make your hair stronger. Firstly it's important to eat plenty of Biotin-rich foods such as eggs, almonds, pecans, walnuts, milk, salmon and avocado. Scalp massage will help boost the blood flow and promote hair growth, you can read more about this in the article, and finally oils definitely help. I do like argan oil, but I prefer raw coconut oil. I hope this helps!
Methyl Sulfonyl methane is great for producing keratin (a hair protein), which helps in strengthening hairs. A study found, all the people taking MSM experienced reduced hair fall combined with increased hair growth in only six months. Milk, tomatoes and corn are naturally rich in the MSM and they can stop hair fall and are also very effective to boost hair regrowth. So, include these foods in your regular diet.
Did you just get a short haircut and are now finding yourself regretting it? Luckily for you, there are lots of ways to encourage it to grow fast, healthy, and strong. Massaging your scalp or applying special hair treatments are both good bets. Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet can also help encourage your hair to grow. Most importantly, however, make sure that you take good care of your hair to prevent damage from occurring. Damaged, unhealthy hair tends to break, which won't help at all if you're trying to grow it out!
I feel like I have unhealthy hair since I haven't really looked after it well. I've tried these methods but due the way it is it doesn't work. I'm wondering if I should cut it into some sort of of bob even though my hair only reaches my shoulders or maybe a centimetre or two above it. Will cutting my hair make it grow longer and healthier or is shaving a better option?
Check the ingredients on every product before you apply them to your hair; some are harmful and possibly even carcinogenic.   Main ingredients to avoid: sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), and sodium laureth sulfate–this industrial detergent found in engine degreasers and potent garage floor cleaners.  It’s also found in an enormous number of commercial shampoos.  Go check your’s now–bet it’s in there.  For a more extensive list of good and bad ingredients, check here for a complete ingredient dictionary.

Minimize heat and color. Using heat or hair color on your hair damages the hair over time. Try to reduce the amount of heat that you use on your hair by letting your hair air dry when possible. Use sponge or velcro rollers instead of hot rollers. Stretch out the amount of time between coloring and use color safe shampoo to minimize hair dying damage.[20]
Massaging has a very positive effect on hair growth as it increases blood circulation and certain oil promote hair growth. Advisable to use coconut oil, olive oil, almond oil, castor oil, amla oil, argan oil. If you want to get faster results we recommend you to add few drops of rosemary essential oil in any one of the above-mentioned oils. Warm the oil and then massage into the scalp properly, leaving for almost an hour before washing. Do this twice weekly for good results. Oil massage is one of the best home remedies for hair loss.

Male hair loss is a very common condition, affecting around 6.5 million men in the UK. It usually starts with a little thinning of the hair at the temples. The hairline will then recede and a sparse patch will appear on the top of the head. The hairline may then meet the patch, revealing the whole scalp. But is there a way to stop or prevent hair loss?


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Just as heat is very harmful to the hair, so are a variety of chemical processing treatments offered by salons. Chemically straightening your hair, bleaching, and lightening your hair can all cause damage to the hair shaft, weakening the hair and causing hair loss. Always try to stick to your natural style and color as closely as possible if you are experiencing hair loss or thinning or the problem will just get worse. If you regularly use chemical processing, make sure you treat your hair to a deep-conditioning treatment at least once a week for optimal results.
Be sure you're eating a healthy diet, getting enough sleep, and generally taking good care of yourself and your hair. You can also try massaging castor oil, coconut oil, or a hair regrowth product into your scalp, which should help stimulate hair growth and strengthen the hair. If you follow all of the guidelines here and the problem continues, get checked out by a doctor to see if you have some medical issue.
Do you dye your hair regularly? Again, another source of damage! Women’s Health spoke to Paradi Mirmirani, M.D., a dermatologist in Vallejo, California, who specializes in hair disorders, who said, “Permanent dye penetrates deeper, changing the structure of hair, which weakens it.” That, in turn, leaves you with thinned out hair. To prevent this and get your hair thicker again, Mirmirani recommended using a temporary semi-or demi-permanent rinse instead.
Having a head of thick and beautiful hair depends on a lot of factors. You can grow hair thicker and stronger by eating well, reducing your stress levels, and nurturing your scalp and follicles. Avoid over-processing your hair and give it some love by conditioning and hydrating it well. Consider using naturally derived hair care products that will stimulate and re-energize your hair follicles. With these simple and effective steps, you can learn how to grow hair that is thicker and stronger.
Two trace minerals are also connected to hair growth: selenium and iodine. Both minerals are necessary for proper functioning of the thyroid gland and deficiencies in each can lead to hair loss. To keep a steady dietary source of both minerals, consider having yogurt for breakfast or as a post-workout snack. The dairy product is teeming with the minerals. In fact, one cup of plain low-fat Greek yogurt contains half your daily iodine and 34 percent of your DV selenium. For luscious locks, don’t miss our picks for the 25 Best Yogurts for Weight Loss.
I always had a good head of hair until my doctor put me on Lipitor to lower cholestrol. My hair got very thin and I didn’t link the problem right away to Lipitor. I started to wonder what new thing was I doing? I decided to call my pharmacist to ask about some side effects. Sure enough, one of the side effects was baldness in spots (alopicia arearta). I stopped the Lipitor and my hair stopped falling out. My hair never really came back to what it was though. However, my hair absolutely stopped thinning after throwing away the Liitor. I have now since dicovered that Liitor has been taken off the market. Within 3 years after this problem, my doctor put me on Avapro for high B pressure. My hair started to thin once again. It was falling out! I don’t know if the Avapro was the culperate, but I certainly got off that perscribed drug. I’m doing natural remedies to lower my blood pressure with a healthy natural diet. I am going to try the amla powder with the coconut oil and hope for the best. I’ll let you guys know if it works.

hello Bianca, I have struggled for months because my hair was burned from repetitive dye and sun. So i cut my hair short today. my hair is thin and in me ears level my goal is to thicken it and grow it under my ears in 2 months. NOW i will try this, do u think in 2 months i will get back my thcik hair and longer like it was. can i use OLIVE OIL THAT MY MOM USE TO COOk? thanks
Treat with saw palmetto. For centuries, saw palmetto has been used to promote healthy hair and skin. Saw palmetto also blocks the production of DHT (a metabolite of testosterone), a contributing factor to enlarging of the prostate. Because DHT production also causes hair loss, it is thought that saw palmetto can help prevent hair loss. However, no authentic clinical reports support use of saw palmetto to be effective for preventing hair loss.[14]

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You can help boost the method and give your hair an intensive moisturising treatment using a natural oil like Coconut Oil, Olive Oil or Argan Oil whilst massaging. If you can, leave it in overnight in a shower cap. More on these oils later. You don’t have to use the oil, but it will help condition so your hair will feel stronger and shinier than ever.

To nurse fried strands back to optimum health, use a hydrating shampoo and conditioner, then fortify with a strengthening product prior to styling. Keep styling tools set on low temps, apply heat protection products before styling with dryers or irons to protect from thermal damage and follow with finishing products that are infused with protective oils.
Do you know that how to use Indian gooseberry/Amla for controls hair fall and boosting natural hair growth? Vitamin C deficiency can trigger hair loss and Amla is rich in vitamin C. Gooseberry can help to maintain a healthy scalp and it also promotes hair growth. Take a few Indian gooseberries, discard the seeds and grind the flesh to make a pulp. Mix this pulp with a few drops of lemon juice and massage your scalp with this mixture. You can also use the pulp directly without adding the lemon juice. Keep this on for an hour and wash off with plenty of water.

Hey! In somewhere in may I had got a layered hair cut. I liked it but then started not liking it after 3 months so I cut it again into a layers. when the stylist cut my it was horrible. Absolutely horrible. I felt like crying because my hair was ruined. My friends made fun of me because of my hair. After 4 months it grew. And I cut it straight but the hairs on the top of my head were still very short. (About 4 inches difference between my top hair and low hair) It still looks horrible so I had to clip the top hair up. The next month later I again cut my hair straight. This all happened in December and now it's 23ed Feb 2016. My hair still looks weird. I'm desperate for my top hair to grow faster. I have just tried to heat up coconut oil and message my scalp with it. I also tie my hair into two plaits. Could you please give me some tips on how to grow my top hair faster? I want it Atleast 4 inches long but quickly. If you know Lindsey Stirling you'll see that her top hair is very short from her bottom hair. Please reply as soon as.possible.
Hair loss being a very serious issue for many people but the good news is almost every type of hair loss is treatable now. You can either opt for medications or surgeries, but we recommend you to follow our highly effective hair fall remedies. Because of many side effects of hair fall medications, it is highly recommended to make medical management as a last resort. We are not writing these home remedies for hair loss by copy and pasting, in fact, we have personally tried these on many people by recommending them, and they have a positive response.

In men, finasteride (originally marketed as Proscar) is approved for hair loss associated with androgens. In one study, 62% of women also taking oral contraceptives containing the synthetic progestin drospirenone reported improvement. So it may be effective for female hair loss in the setting of increased androgen. But studies are limited and it is harmful to the male fetus so should not be used by women thinking about becoming pregnant or who are pregnant.
It is best to use this treatment at night before going to bed. You can wash off the oil in the morning with a mild hair cleanser. Castor oil and coconut oil both are highly nourishing for the hairs and due to their molecular structure they are easily absorbed into the scalp and hairs. Applying castor oil directly onto the bald patches on your head can also be very effective to boost new hair growth.

Hi I am samjhana. I hav a big problem with my hair. My hair is so curly like I hav made it in the parlour but its real. My hair is so fizzy. There is too much hairfall and it doesn't grow. 2 yrs ago I hav shoulder length hair then I cut it to thaicut hair. At the year end it became shoulder length but from then, I hav been waiting for 2 yrs but it doesn't grow even 1cm.I hav tried many hair products suggested by many parlourists but nothing happened can u suggest me anything that works?
8. Brush your hair like it's spun from gold. Constant brushing can cause physical harm to your hair. "When you detangle wet hair, be sure to start from the bottom and work your way up — we often instinctually go from the scalp down, but that just brings small tangles into one large knot and can cause you to lose a lot of hair," Townsend explains. He also suggests reaching for the Sheila Stotts Natural Boar Bristle Brush, as boar bristle brushes are good at distributing your scalp's natural oils down your hair and being extra-gentle on strands too.
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