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Is there a secret to growing your hair long?

My sister wants to grow her hair long then shave it of for cancer. The only problem is that she hates her hair half way to her shoulders so she wants to grow it FAST!

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Coconut oil REALLY helps. Its like olive oil. Also Moroccan oil. Heat up the coconut oil and apply to head, wait for 2/3 hours, then wash it off with Moroccan oil shampoo. It really helps. It helped me!

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No. We all have to deal with that in between stage. That's a great thing to do though!

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Yes. You have to go through the woods and find a magical potion to dump on your hair. Haha no. There isn't a secret.. All you have to do is wash it about every other day,and get your dead ends cut.And it won't grow really really quickly... or your sister
could just get extensions.

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extensions hurt, they don't always last, and they're fake anyway. plus they don't grow, and sometimes it can cause damage to your scalp.
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why would she get extentions if she wants to donate it
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My bad. I didn't read that part I guess.
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Is it curly? Straighten out the curls so that the hair flows freely. When it's curled, the length can shorten about 20 or 30%.

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Heat up some olive oil, put it in your hair (especially near the roots) and leave it in for an hour or two and then wash it out. Olive oil is really good for hair and helps it grow

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No.. of course *-*

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brush your hair 100x a day . to make it shiny and longer

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thats a myth dont do it sorry
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You can try heating some olive oil and putting it in your hair and leaving it for an hour and then rinse it off. It's really good for hair growth. Just like sydney2468 said. Hope this helps! :)

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Just trim the ends.

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I wanna grow my hair long too but its really hard. Youjust gotta give it a small trim every other month and wash it really good everyday. Hopefully you get a better answer. Good luck

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if u wash it everyday it wont grow. hair needs to be washed like twice a week in order for it to realease its own oils and help with the growth, if u wash it everyday it will be too dry and pudffy.. nobody wants that
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Use Argan oil for shine and no dryness/frizz and stay away from the blow drier, it weakens and makes hair brittle. Trim the tips of your hair to ward off split ends. Make sure hair is dry before pinning it up. L'Oreal EverPure UV Protect Spray, Rosemary Mint 8.5 oz protects hair from the suns UV rays making your hair dry and faded.

Have fun with you long hair :-)

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Take Biotin its a vitamin that is in your hair and nails that helps your hair grow healthy and fast. She also should try not to dye it or use hot irons or straighteners or use hair products other then shampoo and condition and thing that will benefit the hair. She should only wash her hair every other day. P.s. THAT IS A VERY AWESOME AND AMAZING THING SHE IS DOING I HAVE LOTS OF PRIDE WITH HER, SHE SHOULD GET SOME RECONITION, AND MY PRAYERS ARE WITH HER TO GROW HER HAIR FASTER THEN EVERY!!! GOOD LUCK!!

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My best advice is to make a hair mask every week to nourish it. Then try not to damage it that wont make your hair grow longer, however, if you damage your hair it will stop growing as fast. Damaging your hair can be done in many ways like putting heat to it, dyeing it, spending a lot of time in sunlight, etc. Make sure you can also let your hair build up some natural oils in it, I don't mean greasy but you can do this by washing your hair every other day or maybe even every two days, yes, it sounds really gross but it's something that has to grow on you. Also take your vitamins every day and make sure you are getting them from HEALTHY food. I think what your sister is doing is really cool and thoughtful! I don't think think there is a way to grow it SUPER fast but treating your hair right, will help for sure! On average your hair generally grows 6 inches a year, if she tries using sulfate free shampoos and putting in organic oils/hair masks, and lots of expensive products, she can probably grow it out to be 7-9 inches longer. Good luck! I really hope this was helpful!(:

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you can not sorry

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Yeah don't cut it

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Yes because there is a type of shampoo in target for 25 cents that could make your hair grow longer in the medical attention isle hope this helps.

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Not really. I find that my hair grows fairly fast, but my mom likes it cut in a chin length bob. I prefer it shoulder length. Definetly use oil. Argon or Moroccan oil helps.

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No

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There are many things your sister can do to grow her hair long. Drinking lots of water can help grow your hair, so can hair,skin and nail supplements which you can find at any pharmacy. Its also important to not brush or comb your hair when it is wet because when you do, it breaks the hair. And scalp massages do stimulate your scalp as strange as it sounds.
Good luck! :)

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I find this is weird yet fun. get a big cup and put hot or boiling water in it. then add an entire pack of jello powder and stir(continuously). (any flavor works but i like strawberry and raspberry ;3) once its dissolved or mostly dissolved because your impatient, drink up! i found the flavor overpowering at first but i got over it. eating jello works too but this is the worth of the entire tray! you can also add jello to a fruity smoothie ;3.

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take BIOTEN PILLS. or prenatal vitamins (:

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apply coconut or olive oil to grow hair fast. i did it also and i have a change

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Don't cut it!! >:-)

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Their is ! if your constantly straightening or hair or applying a lot of heat or hair spray, it is not good. Go a couple of months with out doing anything to it and just let it go natural, or when your in the shower, leave the conditioner in for a couple minutes then rinse it out . Hoped this helped ! (:

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Two things will help. Your hair is basically dead cells so affecting the follicle that is alive and producing it will help it grow faster. Scalp massage/stimulation and getting more blood flow to your scalp will help follicles get nourishment to do their job. (Remember how it was thought brushing hair helped it grow? It doesn't, but the scalp stimulation from brushing did help and the oil distribution from the scalp to the ends of the hair shafts kept it from drying out too much and breaking) Eating more protein and what the body & hair follicle needs to produce the hair shaft will help. Take a daily vitamin. You can keep hair from getting brittle and breaking off by being dry or over-processed and split by applying various treatments and oils but any outside treatments will not make anything grow faster. Ever. Can't make something grow that's dead.
We really are what we eat. A healthy, toxin free diet will help everything.

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ive heard olive oil leave it for 10 minute tight your hair really tight in a bun once your done wash it of with shampoo

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don't dye it don't cut it and I heard Moroccan oil helps :)

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Yes there is. Do not cut it.

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maintain your hair daily by washing it everyday with good shampoos and conditioners and brushing through it as gently as possible (so your hair doesn't break). doing this will KEEP your hair healthy and HEALTHY hair grows fast. trim it often

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washing your hair everyday isn't good for it, it strips it of natural oils
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Very sweet of her. She can take biotene which is a vitamin that helps with hair and nail growth

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Oils really do help, but dont use them too much. Im doing the same thing, and my hair is almost to my knees lol. I also recommend taking vitamins-they may help. Trimming about 2inches off every couple months should help it grow faster and healthier, also brushing it frequently, which also makes it extremely soft. ~peacelove~

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Take pre-natal vitamins(available over-the-counter) even if NOT pregnant. I know this sounds funny, but it really makes your hair and nails grow "super" fast. Hope this helps...your sister is doing a noble, selfless thing....good luck!!!

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Mayonnaise hair mask. Slap it all over the head with hair dry, wrap a warm towel over it and let it sit for an hour. Wash with a sulphate free shampoo. Your hair will feel amazing.

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Maybe you can ask her to eat sesame seeds, plus a good shampoo.Good luck!

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Take a daily multivitamin. It makes hair grow faster and its good for the skin, hair and nails.
This site may also help.
http://hair.allwomenstalk.com/natural-remedies-to-make-your-hair-grow-faster

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no there is no secret to growing your hair long.

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Try, as much as possible, not to use heat tools (such as straighteners, curlers or crimpers) on your hair! Also, try braiding it some nights before you go to sleep, if you keep it tight, your hair follicles will allow hair to grow alittle to relieve the pressure, making it longer. Oh, and if you enjoy eating chicken, that helps grow your hair longer too! (:

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no, it growsby itself

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braiding your hair nightly will help

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I know how your sister feels,and though many people have already thoroughly answered the question,i would like to put my 2cents in.I had a horrid disaster with my hair 2 years ago where i bleached the crap outta it.Then a year ago after everything was practically dead,I chopped my hair to my chin and started the regrowing process.My suggestion is to shower either every or every other day.Shampoo is just meant for the scalp so suggest to wash her scalp only.The conditioner is for your ends.Tell her to just put a large amount of conditioner and rub it all over the ends.Leave it in for about 5 minutes then rinse out.Brush it alot too.You can do the coconut oil and stuff, but i personally havent tried it.Go once a month for a trim and get all the dead/split ends off.Itll get to a stage where it will take forever to grow and then it will begin to grow a ton.Up until her collar bone it will take a while.But after that it should go pretty fast.Im not saying 5 inches over night,but after a while, shell notice her hair is pretty long.Also remember that nothing can make hair grow as fast as we want.Itll take a bit of time,but in a year or so shell have the long hair she wants,hope ive helped

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My mom was a hairdresser and she said that brushing your hair for a while really helps. The brushing increases the circulation so it will make your hair grow faster. Hope it helps!

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yes and its the most important................... Don't get a haircut.

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I dump beer on my hair on non-wash days. Chicks don't like to do this because they're dumb. They totally should though.

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there are masks you can you from fashion.com and do not use gel or hairspray or mousse

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masks and other products help, but the most natural way is to keep your hair up in a bun. It helps protect your hair. Also, dont use heat on you hair. In addition you shouldnt wash your your hair everyday... well thats a given.

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dont tell anyone but the real secret to growing your hair long is not cutting it

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No, other than not cutting it, studies show that different hair colors, well the people grow different amount and lengths of hair at different rates.

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