Healthy Hair Care From A Professional Hairstylist

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Q&A- Healthy Hair & Growth



Today's q&a came from a question that was asked right here on the blog!  Here is the question:

I really enjoy reading your Blog and your perspective of achieving healthy hair being a hairstylist. In your blogs and youtube videos you always say that "healthy" hair grows at 1/2 per month. I've noticed that everyones hair grows at different rates and health and genetics play a part in the growth rate of hair. When you say "healthy hair" is that just your way of saying that the average growth rate is 1/2 inch or do you believe that if you're not gaining 1/2 inch per month that your hair/scalp is not healthy? I say this because I have a slower growth rate of about 1/4 per month there for it would take me almost 8 months to get 2 inches of hair as i average 4-5 inches of growth per year. I am not medically ill or unhealthy. I used to relax every 4-6 wks until i started my hair journey. Now i stretch for 12 wks and average about 1 inch in this time. I have a really hard time stretching this far so know that i would be causing more damage than good to stretch until I get 2 in as on.....

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2 comments

  1. Thanks soo much for this video answer. I really appreciate it! This current stretch has been difficult and I feel that i've had a lot of unnecessary breakage due to not knowing how to handle my new growth, but I'm working on it in hopes of being able to master stretching.

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  2. ohh, and you pronounced my name correctly! :0)

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