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4 things you are doing that are preventing excellent hair growth!

Getting long luxurious hair is a dream that most women (and some men) share. The reality, on the other hand, is that getting that type of hair is normally a tall order.

Below are the things you should avoid doing to maximize your hair growth.

Heat treatments
Any treatment that uses heat to style hair is bad for you. Things like blow dryers and flat irons literally cook your hair, making it extremely weak and easy to break.

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Harsh chemicals
Make sure the hair products you buy are not full of harsh chemicals. These days you can get natural and organic hair products that, though may be a bit more expensive, provide a much better alternative to chemical-ridden products.

Extensions and tight styles
Styles that rely on tightly wrapping your hair is not good, especially for your hair ends. When stretched or wrapped too tight, hair tends to get weak and can break easily.

On the other hand, braids and other protective styles actually encourage hair to grow faster by protecting your ends from splitting which means less hair has to be trimmed.

Too much stress
Too much stress has been scientifically proven to be behind hair loss problems such as Telogen effluvium where hair essentially stops growing and begins to fall out and Alopecia areata where hair follicles are attacked by the body’s immune system.

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