Ways to make your hair grow faster

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    Ways to make your hair grow faster

  • 1 Follow a healthy diet

    Maintaining a healthy diet full of essential minerals and vitamins will make your hair grow faster. Include foods high in Vitamins A, B, C and E, iron, magnesium, zinc and copper. Vegetables, fruits and dairy products are good options. See List of food options that strengthen hair

  • 2 Use castor oil

    Castor oil does wonders for hair growth, as it is rich in Vitamin E and essential fatty acids such as omega-9. Mix the castor oil with almond, coconut or olive oil and massage your scalp with it. Leave the mixture on for 30-45 minutes then shampoo your hair. 

  • 3 Massage your scalp

    Massage your scalp in a circular motion for a couple of minutes in order to stimulate blood flow to the scalp which strengthens the hair follicles. 

  • 4 Deep condition your hair

    Deep condition your hair once a week to promote hair growth by using a hot oil treatment or deep conditioning hair mask.

  • 5 Flip your hair upside down

    It is believed that flipping your hair upside down for a couple of minutes daily improves blood circulation and promotes hair growth. 


  • 6 Steer clear of stress

    Stress has several negative effects on the body including hair loss and decreased hair growth. Try to lead a stress-free life to protect your health and hair.  

  • 7 Get enough sleep

    Hair growth hormones are released during sleep; therefore, it's important to get the required amount of sleep if you're trying to increase hair growth. 

  • 8 Use an egg hair mask

    Using an egg hair mask promotes hair growth as eggs are filled with protein and other essential minerals that are vital for faster hair growth. 

  • 9 Rinse your hair with herbs

    Some herbs stimulate hair growth such as rosemary, catnip and sage. Steep one of these herbs in hot water then use it to rinse your hair after you shampoo and condition it. Green tea has also been linked with increased hair growth.

  • 10 Take supplements

    Taking supplements such as folic acid, biotin, fish oil and flaxseed oil increase hair growth. See Why your hair doesn't grow


  • 11 Use aloe vera on your hair

    Mix aloe vera with lemon juice and apply it on your hair. Do this once every week or two, as aloe vera stimulates hair growth and prevents hair loss. See Why is my hair falling out

  • 12 Rinse your hair with cold water

    Rinsing your hair with cold-water for a few seconds before you get out of the shower can stimulate hair growth and keep your hair healthy. 

  • 13 Apply apple cider vinegar

    Add some apple cider vinegar mixed with water into a spray bottle, spray it on your hair and rinse it out after 2 minutes before getting out of the shower. Apple cider vinegar is known for its stimulation of hair growth. 

  • 14 Don't wash your hair daily

    Your hair produces natural oil that is beneficial for your scalp and the hair growth process. Showering daily strips your hair of its natural oil. Therefore, it's healthier to wash your hair 2-3 times a week. 

  • 15 Use silicone-free shampoo

    Opt for a shampoo that is silicone-free, as silicone prevents hair growth by depriving the hair of nutrients and blocking out moisture. 

  • 16 Drink water

    Keeping your body well hydrated is essential for overall hair health and hair growth, as it keeps your hair moisturized. 

  • 17 Exercise regularly

    Exercising has countless benefits for the body including promoting hair growth. Exercising improves blood circulation leading to faster hair growth.