African American hair inheritably has thick, curly and coily hair that can be hard to manage and grow. Hair on black women grows at the same rate as it does on white women at a rate, of about 1/2 inch per month, Because it is easy to break, it is at times hard to grow long.
Here are 6 tips to help the process of growing hair long:
- Always maintain the moisture content level of your hair above 15%. In this regard moisturizing shampoo usage and deep proper hair conditioning is best
- Use just natural hair care products
- Establish a habit of eating a diet that includes Omega 3 and 6 like: nuts, Grains, vegetables, pumpkin and mustered seeds
- Drink more water
- Trim every 6 weeks
- Consider going natural, if you haven’t