41. Iron deficiency.
Discoloration of the hair, hair fall, dry hair, and abnormal hair growth rate can be caused by iron deficiency. Thus, you need to make sure that you consume foods that are loaded with this nutrient. Some food items for that would be red meat, green vegetables, and prunes.
42. Consuming more fruits and vegetables.
Eating more fruits and vegetables can help in achieving proper hair growth. This is because, they are rich in antioxidants, which can flush out free radicals or toxins out of your body. When this happens cell damage is actually prevented, which can result to faster hair growth.
43. Grape seed oil.
Using grape seed oil on your hair can result to faster hair growth, in mere weeks. All you have to do is to make use of it, whenever you are massaging your scalp. For maximum results though, it is best to use just before you go to bed, so that your scalp can absorb it to the fullest.
44. Making use of pepper shampoo.
There are pepper shampoo products that you can purchase in grocery stores these days. These types of shampoos actually contain nutrients, which can stimulate the growth of your hair, and enhance its health. Follow the directions to the letter, in order to benefit from it more.
45. The use of prenatal supplements.
One of the reasons why pregnant women have hair that grow faster is the use of prenatal supplements. This because, these types of supplements actually contain lots of nutrients, which can contribute to hair growth. Thus, if you really need to grow your hair long faster, then you should use such supplements soon.
46. Adding minced onion to your shampoo.
Adding minced onion into your shampoo can result to faster hair growth. All you have to do is to add it into the bottle of shampoo, and let it stand for 15 to 30 minutes, before using it. Aside from accelerating the growth of your hair, this method can also make your hair shine more.
47. Mixing lemon juice with onion.
Lemon juice and onion contain essential nutrients, which can stimulate your hair follicles. To benefit from it, you can mix equal proportions of onion and lemon juice in a bowl. Use the solution when you massage your scalp, and leave it there for 30 minutes, before rinsing it with water.
48. Tying your hair with braids.
After washing your hair at night, make use of braids to tie you hair with. Tie in two braids, while your hair is still wet, and do not remove it, even when you are already going to bed. When you do this, you can see that your hair has grown longer even in just a matter of days.
49. Mix honey and Aloe Vera for faster hair growth.
If you have an Aloe Vera plant, you can make use of it together with honey to enhance your hair’s growth. All you have to do is to cut out a small branch of Aloe Vera, and scrape off its gel. Mix the gel with honey thoroughly, and apply it to your scalp. Let it stay for 20 minutes, and rinse it with clean water after.
Potatoes contain lots of nutrients, which can result to faster growth of your hair. Aside from eating lots of it though, you can also use the water that you have used in cooking it. To accelerate hair growth, let the water cool down first, and use it to wash your hair.
51. Cactus leaves.
Cut out some cactus leaves, and leave its small pieces into a small pail of water for the night. In the morning, apply the water to your hair, and let it stay for as long as you want. This method can make your hair grow fast, since cactus leaves impart many of its essential nutrients to the water when you soak it overnight.
52. The mixture of garlic, onions, and cinnamon sticks.
Mixing two cinnamon sticks, four cloves of garlic, and a red onion that is cut in half can help when it comes to enhancing the health of your hair. Boil the mixture for 15 minutes, and let it cool down before applying it to your scalp. Use this solution for a period of four consecutive days for maximum results.
53. Adding birth control pills to your shampoo.
Birth control pills contain substances that can actually make your hair shine and grow faster. To take advantage of it, grind about 3 to 5 birth control pills, and mix it into your bottle of shampoo. Use your shampoo regularly, to see the results in just a few days.
54. If you don’t like to eat eggs.
Eating eggs is one of the best ways to enhance the growth of your hair. However, if you don’t like to eat eggs, you can still make use of it for your hair. What you can do is to mix one egg with 2 tablespoons of honey and a trickle of olive oil; and, apply the mixture to your scalp. Let it stay for 30 minutes while covering your hair with towel, before washing it with water.
55. Eat more green peas.
Green peas do not contain large amounts of antioxidants. However, they actually have high iron and zinc content, which are substances that are essential for your hair’s health. On top of that, green peas are also loaded with B vitamins, which can all contribute to the growth and health of your locks.
56. Your hair is fragile.
You have to take note that as your hair grows longer, it also becomes more fragile. Thus, you have to take care of it, like it is a fine old lace. With that, you need to make sure that you practice proper hair handling procedures. On top of that, you should also avoid any unnecessary combing, brushing, and styling.
57. The use of hot water.
Using warm water from time to time is not bad. However, when you use hot water, it is actually not good for your hair, since it can make it brittle. This practice can result to split ends, aside from the fact that it can hinder proper hair growth. Thus, you should not wash your hair with hot water since it does not bring any kind of good to it.
58. Hot oil treatments.
Going through hot oil treatments is beneficial to your hair. This is because, aside from stimulating hair follicles, it also maintains proper moisture in your scalp, which can prevent dryness and even dandruff. Thus, make having oil treatments a regular practice, so that your hair would grow faster.
59. Blow drying hair.
Some people think that blow drying hair does not result to any kind of damage to it. However, since you are applying heat to your locks, it can actually make it brittle and dry. Thus, if you blow dry your hair often, then your hair follicle might get damaged. With that, it is better to towel or air dry your hair, so that you won’t be hindering its growth.
60. Choosing the right brush and using it well.
The use of brushes is another important factor that can affect the growth of your hair. Choose a brush that has rounded tips, so that it won’t put too much pressure on your hair and scalp. Aside from using the right kind of brush, you should also use it properly, by starting at the bottom and being gentle.