At one point or another, every lady has desired to have some long beautiful flowing locks. The rate at which the hair grows is however not very favorable to this. In general, hair growth is affected by genetics and environment. There are however some efforts that you can put in to accelerate the rate of growth. These few wise words should help you get longer more beautiful hair in almost half the time. In the situation where one cuts off the hair into something shorter, then later desires to get back their long original look, here are a few useful tips.

1. Regular Brushing

Regular Brushing | 12 tips to growing your longer and faster

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The importance of brushing your hair on a regular basis can never be over emphasized. Brushing is one of the best ways to get circulation to the scalp of your hair. Brushing on a regular schedule is a good way to get your hair growing again. It should be done twice daily, in the morning and in the evening. The hair needs quite a gentle touch so going easy is the one way to achieve results. Accompanying the brush with a few minutes of massage is the best way to get more blood circulating through your scalp and into your follicles. This will enable them get enough nutrition and keep growing even faster. Brushing should never be forceful or when the hair us wet.

2. Overnight Care

Overnight Care | 12 tips to growing your longer and faster

It is always good to take good care of your hair while you sleep. This is a good way to ensure that the hair does not experience undue stress and actually gets to develop while you sleep. A few good steps can be taken to keep the head in primal condition. The first is to ensure that your hair is free while you sleep. This means losing your ponytails or braids before going to bed. A good alternative is also the silk pillow case. It is a guaranteed way to help the hair relax as you sleep and actually does wonders for your face.

3. Conditioning

Keeping your hair in prime condition is a good way to ensure that it keeps the upward trend of growth. A slight trim every now and then is a guaranteed way to get rid of split ends. A mask is also the nest best alternative for conditioning. A preferable choice is a mixture of egg yolk, olive oil, some vodka and a little honey. This should be gently massaged into your hair and scalp. Then cover your hair with a shower cap for at least half an hour. All you need after that is to wash and condition the hair in your normal way. Always massage the scalp and repeat the procedure once weekly for best results.

4. Massage While Shampooing

A massage can go a long way every time you shampoo your hair. As you wash your hair, gently massage your scalp with your fingers. Repeated massage for about two minutes should help improve the blood flow to the scalp. This will help clean off the scalp as well as boost hair growth.

5. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar| 12 tips to growing your longer and faster

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When it comes down to washing your hair, nothing is better than apple cider vinegar. During the day, your hair accumulates a lot of foreign particles like pollution, dirt, grime and the remnant hair product. This product tends to slow down the growth of your hair and cleaning it off is the best course of action. The apple cider is a good alternative for washing hair as it strips off any foreign particles. It also helps get your hair untangled and looking quite shiny. The washing should be done as a final step of your conditioning routine. A good and also effective substitute is rose water. Regular use of this routine is guaranteed to leave your hair softer, stronger and looking shiny.

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