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Here are some of the questions I get asked the most, and what my answers have been. This way you can get your answers immediately, without having to wait on me. And you never know, you might find answers to a few questions you didn't even know you had yet.

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Question:
How do I increase the rate of growth?
Answer:
It can be frustrating to wait for our hair to grow out at the 1/2 an inch a month snail's pace it grows at. To be honest, there isn't anything we can do to speed up the rate our hair has been programmed to grow. However, we can do lots of things to make sure our hair grows at its maximum rate. This includes eating well, getting rest, exercise, drinking lots of water, and trying to keep stress down as much as possible. I've heard gentle scalp massages work, too.

Make sure you never glop something heavy on your scalp and leave it there, because that can clog your pores. What I've found to help the most with length, is making sure I keep every bit of it that comes in. This means I do nothing that will cause any breakage. Also, since I'm not damaging my hair, I don't have to trim it. My hair grows pretty slow, so I only get about 5 inches of growth a year instead of the 6 or so most people do, but since I've kept all of it (since the big chop about 12 years ago), it now looks like it must have grown really fast to get to this length.
 

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