Our hair is the one part of our body that we can easily style the way we want. This is the reason why a lot of people go crazy when they get a bad haircut. Getting a haircut that you don’t want, especially when your hair is cut too short, is probably the worst thing that can happen. No one in this situation wants to wait a long time for their hair to grow.
In normal circumstances, our hair grows about half an inch a month. If you hair was cut 2 inches short, then it will take about 4 months for your hair to grow back it original length. That’s 4 long months of unwanted hair styles, wouldn’t it be great if we can grow hair fast!
But not to worry, there are ways to grow hair fast. Listed below are few tips on how to fight back a bad haircut and grow your hair back in no time.
Our hair is made up of a protein called keratin, the same substance found in our nails and skin. So it is important to consume healthy amounts of protein to continuously grow hair. Excellent sources of protein are lean meat, fish and soya.
Most people think that vitamins help in hair growth. Yes, vitamins do help in efficiently metabolizing food and our body will not function properly without these nutrients. And yes, there are specific vitamins that benefit hair, but only when directly applied to the scalp and hair. These vitamins are: Biotin which helps strengthen each hair strand and pantothenic acid which makes the hair shiny and slippery. Both vitamins prevent hair breakage when combing or brushing.
Minerals like iron help the red blood cells carry oxygen all over the body and this includes the scalp and hair follicles.
Massaging the scalp increase blood circulation to that area, this stimulate hair growth because more nutrients and oxygen are distributed to the scalp. It is good to mention that hair producing cells are one of the fastest growing cells in the body. So it is important to provide these cells with all the nutrients they need to continuously produce hair.
Regular workouts is not only good for your health, it good for hair too. Again this is all about circulation. Also, bringing up a sweat also help unclog hair follicles.
Keeping your hair and scalp clean is great for hair growth. Keeping your scalp clean prevents any microbial or fungal growth. Also, there are special shampoo that help stimulate hair growth.