Are you living off of Ruffles and Vitamin E-enriched lip gloss? First of all, stop doing that. And secondly, if you know your diet isn’t great or probably lacking key nutrients, supplements might be useful. In order for your hair to grow well—and for you to live—you need a whole bunch of different things: iron, zinc, vitamin D, and the entire vitamin B complex, just to name a few.
So a high-quality multivitamin could theoretically speed up your hair growth. A lot of vitamins, however, are of little to no health value, so finding one with ingredients that haven’t degraded and are actually digestible is key. Aloha and New Chapter Organics are both ITG staff favorites for bio availability and freshness, but you should always do your own research, especially if you have food allergies or sensitivities.
On the Inside
However, unable to accept the idea that we might just have to ‘wait’ for lengthier locks, the Glossy Posse caught up with Trichologist and in-house expert, Glenn Lyons to how to grow your hair faster see if we had any other options. Disappointingly, Glenn confirmed that: “It’s not actually possible to make hair grow faster. What is possible though, is to make sure that it’s growing at its maximum natural rate by caring for it properly, by limiting the breakage and over processing.”
Indulge in scalp massages.
Twice per week, give yourself a gentle, 10-minute head massage when you’re in the shower. “It increases blood flow and circulation to promote hair growth,” Nussbaum says.
How to make your hair grow faster and longer? This may seem like a very complex question. But for people who take pride in how their hair looks, that question might as well double as a million dollar question. The fact is that a lot of people are struggling with making their hair grow faster. In fact, some of them are losing their hair faster than you can read this sentence. If you want to grow hair fast and to wear it long as well, then you’ll need to check this article, a collection of some of the most effective tips in growing out hair.
If you just want to cover all your bases or would rather not go down the vitamin road, try incorporating more protein into your diet. Most lean meats, dairy and whey have enough protein to give you your fill, at least a serving per day. Make sure to add in some sources of Vitamin C and A as well; Vitamin C is found in most citrus-y foods, while Vitamin A is in eggs, carrot and kale, among other things.
Give Your Beard the Tools to Grow
It might sound obvious, but a diet high in protein, with less stress and more sleep can help you grow a faster beard. Stress is one of the contributing factors of hair loss, and will reverse the effects in men of any age. Protein gives your body the right nutrients to grow more hair, and sleep is the necessary time to put it all into place. Even drinking the recommended eight glasses of water a day will help keep the growth thick and healthy.
Hair usually grows at the rate of half an inch a month. However with extra care, and the help of the following tips, you will find your hair growing faster and longer than you had first envisioned.