Why isn’t your hair growing?! July 24 2018
Hair grows, usually between 1 cm and 1.5 cm per month. If the growth of your wires is on this average, do not worry cause that it's all right. It really is difficult to see the difference, so we advise you to take a picture every month and compare.
When measuring, be aware of the shape of your hair. If it is smooth, it grows down straight and it is easier to have notion of growth. But curly wires make the whole curve, so you need to look at the size when they are so you will have a better sense of how much they have grown.
If after comparative you realize that your hair really is not growing, we will list some causes that can be associated with this:
- Double Tips
The hair grows with the double ends, but they do not allow to reach a good length because they break before.
- Dry hair
For the same reason double ends, dry wires become brittle and do not grow. In this case, you need to invest in lots of hydration.
- Lack of nutrients
Like everything in our body, hair needs nutrients and vitamins to grow. In that case, if you do not have good nutrition, it can affect your wires.
- Wrong Shampoos
Shampoos and conditioners should be allied to your hair. Therefore, it is necessary to be attentive when choosing the products. Do not use a shampoo for blond hair if you are brunette, for example.
- Season of the year or menstrual phase
Your hair grows less in winter and less when you're menstruating, so if you're in one of these stages, relax, there's nothing wrong with you!
If you have already discarded all the above options, it may be time to seek out a specialist. Other causes such as hormones, thyroid function, scalp health or genetics may be the reason for your problem. But do not worry, they all have a solution and if you take care right, your hair will grow more beautiful than before!
Written by Luiza Lima