1. Massage your scalp
Massaging your scalp can improve the blood circulation in your head and stimulate the activity of your hair follicles. When more of your follicles become active, you can grow more hair and thus your hair looks longer.
Prepare either one of these essential oils: peppermint, tea tree oil or lemon oil
Warm up the oil you prepare
Massage your scalp with the oil for 20 minutes
Leave the oil in your hair for another 30 minutes
Rinse out the oil in the end
Directions of inversion method:
Sit on a chair and flip your hair over so your head is positioned under your heart
Massage your scalp with your finger tips for 5 minutes
Rub the front, back and sides of your scalp in circular motion
2. Trim your ends regularly
This may sound counter-intuitive at the first glance. Isn’t that trimming our ends makes our hair shorter? But indeed it’s crucial to ensure that your hair grows healthily. Just imagine what will happens when the ends of your hair splits. They will entangle each other and finally die off. So cutting a little part of your hair can make your hair healthier in the long term.
3. Use conditioner more often than shampoo
Many of us shampoo our hair when we shower, thinking that washing away dirt is good for our hair. But what you may not know is that shampoo also takes away the natural oils on our head which is essential to keep our hair soft. Our hair will then becomes drier and weaker.
It’s best to limit your use of shampoo to no more than twice a week. Instead, use conditioner whenever you wash your hair. Conditioner can help repair the damaged particles in your hair and keep it strong.
4. Apply egg mask treatment at least once a month
Eggs can benefit your hair growth a lot as they contain abundant protein which helps strengthen hair follicles. Also, the rich moisture in the hair mask can protect our hair from being dry and thin.
5. Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties. They prevent inflammation of the hair follicles, which is a common cause of hair loss. Omega-3 fats also protect the cells in the body and keep your scalp healthy.
To reap the benefits of omega-3 fats, eat fatty fish such as salmon, herring, or anchovies twice a week. If you’re not a fan of fish, you can also take fish oil capsules.
Proteins are the essential building blocks of hair. Eating enough protein is important to maintaining a high replacement rate of hair. Otherwise, you will begin losing hair faster than it is replaced, making hair loss more noticeable.
7. Vitamins A & C
Vitamin C helps your hair stay moisturized and protects it from breakage. Its anti-oxidant property also protects your hair from damage caused by free radicals. In addition, both vitamins A and C are responsible for protecting and repairing bodily tissues, including hair tissues.
Foods such as dark leafy greens, liver, eggs, and dairy are rich in vitamin A. You can easily get vitamin C from fresh fruit and vegetables, such as berries, kiwi, tomatoes.
Staying hydrated is also important to hair health, because dry hair tends to break more easily. Severe dehydration can even stop hair growth.On the other hand, drinking enough water can keep hair cells healthy.
Keeping your body hydrated is easy: just drink enough water every day! But there are tricks to keep your hair hydrated, such as blow-drying your hair less often and at a lower heat setting, and avoiding hair products that contain silicones and sulfates.
Biotin is a form of vitamin B.In rare cases of biotin deficiency, hair loss may be a problem.
While available in capsules, biotin is also found in foods such as soybeans, beef liver, and butter.