While good genes play a part, gentle handling can go a long way toward growing long, healthy hair.
According to a recent Unilever study, hair that is about shoulder length (around 9 inches long) has, after two years, gone through 411 washes, 6,171 brushes, and 10 bleaches, and had approximately 19,122 split ends and 36,206 breaks. With that in mind, we asked experts for advice on solving your three biggest hair issues.
The Problem: Seriously, could it grow any slower?
The Fix: While good genes play a part, gentle handling can go a long way toward growing long, healthy hair.
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1. Find your hair's inner strength by packing your breakfast plate with protein (the lowest supply of amino-acid-rich blood flow is in the a.m.). Says Matt L. Leavitt, associate clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Florida: "Hair is made of a protein called keratin, so not having enough in your diet could eventually cause hair to weaken," which means it's more likely to break off prematurely. According to NewRead More »from Healthy Hair Report: Get Longer Hair