Hair Growth - Myths and Facts

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We all have a tall list of things we want our hair to be but we can safely say that growth seems to be on everyone's list. Of course, hair growth is desirable. Healthy hair ought to be the goal but since you're not ready to have that conversation, let us burst your bubble with the following myths and facts about hair growth.

Products alone can grow hair

We get a lot of enquiries about products growing hair quickly. The truth is, products alone cannot grow hair let alone grow it quickly. Having a healthy hair regimen or routine, good hair practices plus products which stimulate growth like the Grow and Thicken Set will grow your hair. Don't buy products, shelf it and expect to have healthy hair growth. Don't use just one product out of the entire set and expect healthy hair growth. Don't use only the products, engage in bad hair practices and expect your hair to grow. Healthy hair growth requires a consistent and comprehensive approach not an 'as and when I feel like' approach. 

Oiling your scalp everyday grows hair

So this is a myth. Oiling your scalp alone does not grow hair. Using the right oils after moisturizing can stimulate growth but first, you need to choose the right oils for your hair type. Low porosity hair for example thrives with light oils such as Coconut oil, Almond oil, Avocado oil and the likes. Using heavier oils like Castor oil weighs down the hair. On the other hand, Castor oil is best for high porosity hair.

Protective styles grow hair

We're certain braids and twists come to mind when your hear protective styles. Installing protective styles without moisturizing will break your hair. We don't have any softer words for this. Installing protective styles for more than 6 weeks will damage your hair. For maximum benefits, always moisturize with either the Aloe Vera Hair Mist or the Anti-Itch Hair and Scalp Spray and take it out before 6 weeks. 

Trimming grows hair

Don't be fixated on trimming your hair for growth. It's a myth! Trimming your hair isn't a guarantee that your hair will grow. Getting rid of split ends, however, will help prevent breakage and/or help in retaining length. Retaining length plays a huge role in healthy hair growth. Ultimately, your hair will grow but are you able to retain length?

You can achieve the same hair growth as someone else

Myth! No two healthy hair growth journeys are the same. You cannot grow your hair for it to be like someone else's. Your genes, diet, hormonal changes, hair type, hair care routine, hair care products and many others all play an important role. Rather than trying to achieve the same growth as someone else, put that energy into growing healthier hair for yourself. You won't be disappointed.

One fact remains in all of these, natural hair does grow. It doesn't grow how you want it to. Neither does it grow based on your timeline but consistency pays so keep investing your time and effort into growing healthy hair. 

For further hair consultation, please do not hesitate to contact Eya Naturals on +233 204 600 464 or +233 59 237 7008 @eyanaturals on Facebook and Instagram

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