My hair won’t grow!

21 Sep

Do you want long hair, but don’t have patience to wait on your hair to grow? Do you feel like your hair only grows to a certain length and then stops? The first think you must understand when dealing with hair growth is how your hair grows. There are three stages your hair goes through.

Anagen phase, which is the stage in which your hair is activity growing. This is a two to six-year time period where your hair is continually growing. Everyone’s anagen phase is different. Some’s phase last longer than others, but even on just one person there are many different anagen levels. For example your facial, leg hair, and other body hair does not have quite as long anagen phase.
The second phase is the Catagen phase or the transition. This transition last from 90 to 120 days. During this phase growth has stopped.
Lastly hair reaches the final stage Telogen. This phase is also known as the resting phase. Where there is no further growth and eventually the old hair is pushed out.

Nicky Pope states in his book “The illustrated guide to professional hair care and hair styles” that hair grows about 1cm per month. He also states that a single strand can life up to seven years. After learning how hair grows we see the truth in the feeling that our hair gets to a point where it stops growing. There is a stage where the hair stops growing, but then the cycle starts again and the hair continuous to grow.
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Keeping up good blood circulation is the way to keep your hair continually cycling. This can be done in a very inexpensive way. Simply eating right, exercising, and drinking water can increase the growth of your hair. If you would just regularly eat fruits and vegetables then you would have no need in any type of vitamins to promote hair growth and wellness.


You, Me and Hair

8 Sep

Anything you could do to hair, I have just about done it. I have been dirty blonde, black, reddish, but my favorite is dark mahogany. I have had good and bad turn outs from home hair care and one solution I have come to is if you want to color your own hair, stay close to your natural, and if you want to go drastic, seek professional help in coloring. The worst thing I could have done as a dark Brunette, is try to go blonde on my own. That ended in a lot of late night runs to Wal-Mart and many hair color strippers.

I enjoy changing my hair often and I get bored easily. I also find a pleasure in saving money, so I have had much experience in hair dyes from Wal-Mart and home perms. I also have researched some interesting ideas to change your hair without using dyes. For example tomato juice is a good way to balance the ph levels in your hair and enhance the natural color you have, but note not to use tomato juice if you dye your hair.  Tomato juice can be used as a hair color remover.  There are lots of weird mixtures and ingredients you can find to do different things to your hair. I find it interesting to see what foods and teas and things can do to my hair, though not all remedies work the same on all hair types.

Although I love to always change my hair I like to stay cheap with my products. Cheap is not always better, but sometimes there is no need to spend more. With all the perms and dyes I use on my hair, my hair gets worn down and dry. One cheap way, I found, to bring life back to my hair is going to great clips and spending only 10 dollars (less than a cut) and getting a conditioning treatment. That did wonders to my hair. It made my hair, even after recently getting a perm, softer and more manageable .