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Trying to grow out my hair.

I have decided to let my hair grow out, but I can never get it past my shoulders. Does anyone know of anything I can use to promote hair growth?

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Madanees_mom

Asked by Madanees_mom at 6:17 PM on Mar. 13, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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  • Prenatal vitamins
    AllAboutKeeley

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 6:20 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • I thought about that, but prenatal vitamins make me sick.

    I have also heard Rosemary promotes growth, so I have thought about adding that to my shampoo.
    Madanees_mom

    Comment by Madanees_mom (original poster) at 6:26 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • Prenatal vitamins are definitely great for your hair & nails! My hair is waist-length, & I use Garnier Fructis length & strength shampoo & conditioner. It helps make your hair stronger & keep it from breaking, which is what keeps most people from being able to grow their hair out. Hope this helps, & good luck!

    KA91

    Answer by KA91 at 6:27 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • I have been using Matix Amplify for years and love it, so I really dont want to change shampoo's, but I will consider it next time I need more. My hair is the healthiest its been in years. I only do highlights every 6 months or so and do semi-regular trims.
    Madanees_mom

    Comment by Madanees_mom (original poster) at 6:31 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • B Complex Vitamins....
    Anna92464

    Answer by Anna92464 at 6:32 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • prenatal vits, washing and drying your hair every other day not daily to prevent heat damage and a healthy diet and lots of water
    ChanQ

    Answer by ChanQ at 9:34 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • hair will only grow so fast so don't expect miracles.

    what helps hair grow to its maximum potential:
    eatting heathly: lots of proteins, taking daily vitamins, drinking enough water, (sometimes biotin vitamins help as well but if you opt to take prenatals as your daily vitamins don't bother with the extra biotin. a healthy you produces healthy hair.

    using good protects to protect the hair you already have and getting it trimmed every 4-6 weeks to prevent breakage which can keep hair shorter than it could be.

    and try scalp massages to help stimulate the follicles. can be done wgile shampooing or treat your self to a salon that offers scalp massages with protein treatments or scalp conditioning
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 10:37 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • I use Mane and Tail horse shampoo, or johnson's baby shampoo (No harsh chemicals) and whatever you od DO NOT CUT. I don't even trim my hair.. if you treat it right you wont have to trim it. =)
    WhitneyMommyOf2

    Answer by WhitneyMommyOf2 at 10:52 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • whitneymommyof2.. while good upkeep can help reduce split ends, it's not going to stop them completely, which is why trims are necessary.. unless you want frizz, flyaways, or "natural ratty looking layers". I suggest getting your hair trimmed.

    and once a split end starts, it travels UP the hair shaft causing knotting, frizz, and breakage.
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 2:32 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • Thanks for all the suggestions. I think I will add the biotin. My hair is in pretty good condition. Just trying to find a boost to get it past my shoulders
    Madanees_mom

    Comment by Madanees_mom (original poster) at 7:02 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

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