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I'm trying to grow out my hair to donate. I need a trim, but as of right now, my longest layer is 7.5 inches. I've been looking into various charities, and so far the minimum requirement is between 8-12 inches. My goal is to have it long enough by August (reaching the minimum shouldn't be too hard, but if I could donate more than that, that would be better).

So my question to all of you is: what are your tips for growing out healthy hair? I'm looking into it now, but I wanted to know what worked for you or someone you know, since there are a lot of different suggestions out there.

Also, if you have donated your hair, which charity did you send it to? If you were to do it again, would you send it to the same charity or a different one? Why? (I'm asking, since I've read some "interesting" stuff about Locks of Love and I'm pretty sure that one is getting marked off the list.)

Thanks! emotion_yatta
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I'm trying to grow out my hair to donate. I need a trim, but as of right now, my longest layer is 7.5 inches. I've been looking into various charities, and so far the minimum requirement is between 8-12 inches. My goal is to have it long enough by August (reaching the minimum shouldn't be too hard, but if I could donate more than that, that would be better).

So my question to all of you is: what are your tips for growing out healthy hair? I'm looking into it now, but I wanted to know what worked for you or someone you know, since there are a lot of different suggestions out there.

Also, if you have donated your hair, which charity did you send it to? If you were to do it again, would you send it to the same charity or a different one? Why? (I'm asking, since I've read some "interesting" stuff about Locks of Love and I'm pretty sure that one is getting marked off the list.)

Thanks! emotion_yatta


I take biotin and folic acid. it really helps
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Few tips such as;
1. Massage your scalps to keep it circulating
2. Biotin and Folic Acid
3. Don't bleach your hair, dye it or perm it
4. Maintain a healthy diet - plenty of water, fruits and veg
5. Get plenty of sleep
6. Don't wash it everyday
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I'm trying to grow out my hair to donate. I need a trim, but as of right now, my longest layer is 7.5 inches. I've been looking into various charities, and so far the minimum requirement is between 8-12 inches. My goal is to have it long enough by August (reaching the minimum shouldn't be too hard, but if I could donate more than that, that would be better).

So my question to all of you is: what are your tips for growing out healthy hair? I'm looking into it now, but I wanted to know what worked for you or someone you know, since there are a lot of different suggestions out there.

Also, if you have donated your hair, which charity did you send it to? If you were to do it again, would you send it to the same charity or a different one? Why? (I'm asking, since I've read some "interesting" stuff about Locks of Love and I'm pretty sure that one is getting marked off the list.)

Thanks! emotion_yatta


I take biotin and folic acid. it really helps


I've seen those crop up a lot on different websites, so that's definitely on the list. Thanks!
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Few tips such as;
1. Massage your scalps to keep it circulating
2. Biotin and Folic Acid
3. Don't bleach your hair, dye it or perm it
4. Maintain a healthy diet - plenty of water, fruits and veg
5. Get plenty of sleep
6. Don't wash it everyday


Ugh, I think not washing it everyday is going to be the hardest part. Thanks! biggrin
Auntie sindy
Few tips such as;
1. Massage your scalps to keep it circulating
2. Biotin and Folic Acid
3. Don't bleach your hair, dye it or perm it
4. Maintain a healthy diet - plenty of water, fruits and veg
5. Get plenty of sleep
6. Don't wash it everyday


I always get weird/disgusted looks when I tell people I only wash my hair twice a week. I have really dry/frizzy hair. I just dont get it.
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Auntie sindy
Few tips such as;
1. Massage your scalps to keep it circulating
2. Biotin and Folic Acid
3. Don't bleach your hair, dye it or perm it
4. Maintain a healthy diet - plenty of water, fruits and veg
5. Get plenty of sleep
6. Don't wash it everyday


Ugh, I think not washing it everyday is going to be the hardest part. Thanks! biggrin


Washing it everyday is bad for your hair because your hair gets more oily.
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I'm trying to grow out my hair to donate. I need a trim, but as of right now, my longest layer is 7.5 inches. I've been looking into various charities, and so far the minimum requirement is between 8-12 inches. My goal is to have it long enough by August (reaching the minimum shouldn't be too hard, but if I could donate more than that, that would be better).

So my question to all of you is: what are your tips for growing out healthy hair? I'm looking into it now, but I wanted to know what worked for you or someone you know, since there are a lot of different suggestions out there.

Also, if you have donated your hair, which charity did you send it to? If you were to do it again, would you send it to the same charity or a different one? Why? (I'm asking, since I've read some "interesting" stuff about Locks of Love and I'm pretty sure that one is getting marked off the list.)

Thanks! emotion_yatta


I take biotin and folic acid. it really helps


I've seen those crop up a lot on different websites, so that's definitely on the list. Thanks!


your welcome 3nodding
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Auntie sindy
Few tips such as;
1. Massage your scalps to keep it circulating
2. Biotin and Folic Acid
3. Don't bleach your hair, dye it or perm it
4. Maintain a healthy diet - plenty of water, fruits and veg
5. Get plenty of sleep
6. Don't wash it everyday


Ugh, I think not washing it everyday is going to be the hardest part. Thanks! biggrin


Washing it everyday is bad for your hair because your hair gets more oily.


On that note, if I work out and my hair gets gross, is it ok to use shampoo everyday or should I use something else?
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Auntie sindy
Few tips such as;
1. Massage your scalps to keep it circulating
2. Biotin and Folic Acid
3. Don't bleach your hair, dye it or perm it
4. Maintain a healthy diet - plenty of water, fruits and veg
5. Get plenty of sleep
6. Don't wash it everyday


Ugh, I think not washing it everyday is going to be the hardest part. Thanks! biggrin


Washing it everyday is bad for your hair because your hair gets more oily.


On that note, if I work out and my hair gets gross, is it ok to use shampoo everyday or should I use something else?


Honestly I use baby shampoo wash it's a good source.And with body is baby body-wash or Caress.
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Auntie sindy
Few tips such as;
1. Massage your scalps to keep it circulating
2. Biotin and Folic Acid
3. Don't bleach your hair, dye it or perm it
4. Maintain a healthy diet - plenty of water, fruits and veg
5. Get plenty of sleep
6. Don't wash it everyday


Ugh, I think not washing it everyday is going to be the hardest part. Thanks! biggrin


Washing it everyday is bad for your hair because your hair gets more oily.


On that note, if I work out and my hair gets gross, is it ok to use shampoo everyday or should I use something else?


Not to mention warm water is actually bad for your hair,So try rinsing with cold.
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Auntie sindy
Few tips such as;
1. Massage your scalps to keep it circulating
2. Biotin and Folic Acid
3. Don't bleach your hair, dye it or perm it
4. Maintain a healthy diet - plenty of water, fruits and veg
5. Get plenty of sleep
6. Don't wash it everyday


Ugh, I think not washing it everyday is going to be the hardest part. Thanks! biggrin


Washing it everyday is bad for your hair because your hair gets more oily.


On that note, if I work out and my hair gets gross, is it ok to use shampoo everyday or should I use something else?


Honestly I use baby shampoo wash it's a good source.And with body is baby body-wash or Caress.


I'll have to keep that in mind when my shampoo runs out. Does that make it ok to use everyday or are you just suggesting a gentler shampoo in general?
All I ever did is avoid putting products into my hair. No straightening or blow drying.
If you currently have and split ends, I'd go get a trim.

My hair grows pretty fast so I just leave it alone.

Good luck ;D I donated mine to Locks of Love
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All I ever did is avoid putting products into my hair. No straightening or blow drying.
If you currently have and split ends, I'd go get a trim.

My hair grows pretty fast so I just leave it alone.

Good luck ;D I donated mine to Locks of Love


I don't blow dry very often, but I do take a straightener to my hair quite a bit. I'm going to get a heat protectant instead of stopping all together, because I'm job searching and I'd to look put together. rofl Plus my cut has grown out and my hair looks wonky.

Thanks! smile
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Auntie sindy
Few tips such as;
1. Massage your scalps to keep it circulating
2. Biotin and Folic Acid
3. Don't bleach your hair, dye it or perm it
4. Maintain a healthy diet - plenty of water, fruits and veg
5. Get plenty of sleep
6. Don't wash it everyday


Ugh, I think not washing it everyday is going to be the hardest part. Thanks! biggrin


Washing it everyday is bad for your hair because your hair gets more oily.


On that note, if I work out and my hair gets gross, is it ok to use shampoo everyday or should I use something else?


Honestly I use baby shampoo wash it's a good source.And with body is baby body-wash or Caress.


I'll have to keep that in mind when my shampoo runs out. Does that make it ok to use everyday or are you just suggesting a gentler shampoo in general?


suggesting not to use everyday or different types a single day. your scalp will burn like no other trust me!!

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