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Black Hair: 5 Tips for Longer Natural Hair

Fri., Jul. 20, 2012 7:00 AM EDT
by Renee Gardner

1. You ignore breakage.

Chances are, your hair natural hair isn’t longer is that you have split ends which are breaking off your hair at the same rate as it is growing.  The only reasonable thing to do is to trim your hair (2-3 inches). While it is not possible to fully eliminate breakage entirely, it is possible to keep it to it to a minimum by being very gentle, using detangling products and being patient when handling your hair.

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  • http://www.squidoo.com/grow-black-hair-long grow black hair long

    Great tips. Will definitely incorporate some into my regimen

    • http://www.facebook.com/ReneetheG Renee Gardner

      thank you for reading! stay tuned for more black hair care stories!

  • Tiffany Johnson

    I am 8 months transitioning and I am still learning. Thank you for the tips and I am in love with my natural hair!!!

  • Hairlover7

    Hair vitamins are an excellent way to help boost your hair growth rate. Eating foods that are high in protein is a good way to help get long hair fast. http://www.intensegrow.com/grow-hair-longer-faster.htm