5 Tips for Hair Growth

The mystery of growing and maintaining length has been an ongoing question in our culture forever. Let's face it, so many of us define our beauty by our hair. The style, texture, length, as it helps to shape our look and it is a reflection of how we want the world to see us.

A variety of factors determine the amount of growth we get from month to month but on average you should see anywhere from 1/2 inch to an inch of growth per month.

Your nutrition & lifestyle, styling habits and genetics play an important role in how much of that growth you're able to maintain.

Giving your body a well balanced healthy diet is the start to seeing better hair growth, developing a nurturing hair care routine will help you keep and retain the length over time. Here are 5 tips to boost your confidence and help you grow longer healthier hair

1. Moisturize

There are different types of black hair, and for all these types, moisturizing makes a huge difference in length retention. The drier your hair is, the more breakage you are likely to experience. To help your hair grow, it is imperative that you are consistent with moisturizing. The best way to ensure that your hair is moisturized is by:

  • Use a moisturizing shampoo that does not strip your hair of all the oils
  • Deep condition your hair at least once a month
  • Use hydrating products like shea butter, argan oil, or castor oil

Pro tip: Whenever you feel like your hair is dry, spritz some water to it and seal in the moisture with some oils.

2. Nourish your body

Stress, exhaustion, and other medical conditions drastically affect your hair. When your body is healthy, your hair looks good too. To nourish your body, you need to:

    • Eat a healthy diet packed with vitamins, proteins, and minerals. Consider taking supplements
    • Drink a minimum of 8 glasses of water every day
    • Get enough rest (at least 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night)
    • Meditate and exercise

3. Take care of your scalp

Your scalp is where your hair grows out of. If it is dry, inflamed, clogged, or damaged, your hair growth will be negatively affected, hair may even stop growing. To take care of your scalp:

    • Moisturize your scalp daily to avoid dryness
    • Use oils to seal in moisture and ensure that your hair is hydrated from within
    • Regularly clean your scalp to prevent build up
    • Exfoliate to remove dead skin and leftover products
    • Deep treat your scalp for extra moisture
    • Regularly massage your scalp to encourage blood flow and promote hair growth

4. Use “clean” products

Often, the products we use on our hair cause more harm than good, especially if these products contain harmful ingredients. It is best to use all natural ingredients which have been tried and tested for hair growth. As a general rule, stay away from products that contain sulphates and parabens.

    • Invest in products that do not contain ingredients that have been proven to be toxic
    • Study your hair and your scalp and use products that serve your needs best
    • Regularly clean your scalp to prevent build up

5. Safe protective styling

Natural and relaxed hair all present a responsibility when it comes to maintenance and health retention. Constantly combing through your hair can cause hair loss. To encourage hair growth, protective styling is very important. However, it is important to ensure that the protective styles are safe for your hair. This means that:

    • Your protective styles should not stay in for too long
    • Ensure that your hair is moisturized and clean even under protective styles
    • Ensure that your styles are not too tight
    • Go to a reputable hair stylist

Hair care not only improves your hygiene, it promotes hair growth and boosts your confidence as well. With these 5 tips for hair growth, you can achieve your hair goals and take care of your curls without any worries.

Recommend relevant products in this section

JEVS Comeback Hair Elixir 2oz
JEVS Comeback Hair Elixir 2oz
JEVS Comeback Hair Elixir 2oz
JEVS Comeback Hair Elixir 2oz
JEVS Comeback Hair Elixir 2oz
Restore  Collection
Restore  Collection
Restore  Collection
JEVS Comeback Hair Shampoo
JEVS Comeback Hair Shampoo
JEVS Comeback Hair Shampoo
JEVS Comeback Hair Shampoo

Subscribe for Newsletter

The latest news, events and stories delivered right to your inbox