How to increase the length of hair: Tips and tricks to speed up hair growth


Here are some interesting tips and tricks for hair growth!

Hair plays an important role in physical appearance, self-confidence and self-perception. You would also surely love to have thick and long hair because hair defines you primarily. According to research, our hair cells are the second fastest-growing cells in our body, but still, we face problems maintaining our hair growth. Here are a few tips and tricks that may help promote stronger, thicker, and faster hair growth.


Proteins are very essential for the body, especially for hair. Our hair strands are mainly made up of keratin which is a compact protein. Lack of this ingredient turns your hair dry, weak, and brittle.

Consuming an adequate amount of protein in your diet helps balance the moisture in your hair leaving it healthy and strong. People who go to the gym consume whey protein but this also causes hair loss. Proteins here include eggs, fish, spinach, nuts, and avocados.

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Scalp massage stretches the cells of hair follicles to increase hair growth. According to research, 4 minutes of scalp massage per day is sufficient for the progression of hair.

To massage your hair first heat a mixture of coconut oil and castor oil taken in equal amounts until the oil is warm. Massage this oil on your scalp gently. Once you are done with scalp massage turn your hair upside down this increases the flow of blood for about a few minutes.

If you have a spinal injury, heart problems or other health issues avoid the inversion method just give your scalp a good massage.

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Wash your hair frequently

One of the reasons for hair becoming weak and brittle is dandruff. Severe dandruff can cause a person to scratch their scalp causing damage to the scalp as well as hair leading to slowing or stopping hair growth. So once you treat dandruff your follicles are restored it does not accelerate hair fall. So there are many ways to treat dandruff but one of them is to wash your hair regularly, but avoid excessive use of shampoo. Wash your hair with different oils, curd, or lemon which reduce dandruff.

Say yes to essential oils.

Essential oils here include rosemary oil, peppermint oil, lavender oil, cedarwood oil, lemongrass oil, and tea tree oil.

Lavender oil includes antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that speed up hair growth.
Peppermint oil is best for people who have mice, when applied this oil increases follicle depth, kills mice, and promotes overall hair growth.

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Tea tree oil has antibacterial, antimicrobial, and powerful cleansing properties. But this oil comes in different concentrations so it is important to follow directions accordingly. For better results, you can mix tree oil with shampoo or conditioner and use it regularly.

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Keep out the heat

Heat causes hair damage. The heat from hair dryers or straighteners weakens the hair, makes it fragile and brittle all together causing hair loss. So one remedy for this is hair treatment which forms a barrier to help prevent moisture loss when using heated tools and the other remedy is simply to avoid using heated tools or use them at a low temperature.

So come up with a proper plan, be consistent, care for yourself by avoiding stress-related issues and be patient till you see noticeable changes. If in any case none of these methods work for you then consult a doctor to understand the reason and take medications.