If it seems like your hair just isn't growing as quickly as you'd like, look no further than your hair care routine. And then try these pro-recommended tips to get longer, stronger hair in no time.
1. Get frequent trims — yes, really.
It may seem counterintuitive, but if you want long hair that's actually healthy, you need to get regular trims. While haircuts don't make your hair grow any faster, they get rid of split ends that break your hair. Eliminating the breakage gives the appearance that your hair is growing faster." After all, a split end that breaks can lead to your hair losing length — not to mention shine, volume, and smoothness.
2. Spread the wealth that is your hair's natural oil.
Going to bed with unbrushed hair may seem tempting when you're tired, but giving your hair a few quick strokes can be great for its health. "Starting at the scalp, use a boar bristle brush to distribute your scalp's oils evenly onto your hair so it stays naturally moisturized," recommends our senior colorist and hair educator. Bonus: This simple step each night helps increase circulation, which helps make your scalp healthier. Which leads us to…