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Growing Hair Out? Here is Some Ideas For The In-Betweens

. The Medium Length Flip Hairstyle

 

Growing hair out can be frustrating, here are some tips for making life a little brighter

About three times a week around here, either in an article or discussion board comment, or from one of the students in my class Finding the Right Hairstyle for You! I get a question something like . . . “I’m growing hair out, how do I cope while waiting for my hair to grow out?”

There are several things that I recommend

  • Change your hairstyle often, try lots of new things during each new stage, who knows maybe you’ll find the unexpected hairstyle that looks spectacular on you.
  • Pay attention to any hairstyle that gets compliments from any source. A compliment should be a great tip off, that a hairstyle really looks great on you.
  • Do lots of fun stuff . . . tie in a scarf, try a hair extension, wear hair accessories and hair thingees often.
  • Experiment with some different hair colors. Use semi-permanent hair color that shampoos-out easily and quickly.
  • Clip out a picture of the new hairstyle you are longing for and post it on your mirror to keep you positive and determined.
  • Take a multi-vitamin daily.
  • Gently massage the scalp often (hairdressers receive special training on scalp message for a reason, it helps promote healthy hair and hair growth)
  • Drink lots of water.
  • Keep your hair moisturized with a good moisturizer like Paul Mitchell Super-Charged Moisturizer
  • Condition, condition, condition.
  • Don’t set the clock back – Damage is your worst enemy during this stage.
  • Trim damaged ends often
  • Avoid hairstyles that pull too tightly, or stretch or snap the hair. Even a simple ponytail can be damaging to your hair if not done with care.
  • Avoid over-processing
  • Minimize stress.
  • Shampoo only as often as necessary.
  • No rubbing with the towel.
  • Don’t over expose your hair to the sun.
  • Avoid any harsh chemical treatments.
  • No perms.
  • No hair straightening treatments
  • Easy on high lighting.
  • Hold up on taking out a second mortgage for some snake oil salesman who claims he has a product that will make your hair grow faster.

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  1. last nigtht i got my hair cut as my hair was long and dead..
    the thing is it is way way way too short for me i have a round face and short hair is not helping i dont know what to do iv got clip in hair but it loks funny with them cliped in…
    im never leaving my house again

    Comment by lala — April 9, 2008 @ 11:57 pm

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