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Does anyone know a natural way to grow my hair, my hair fell out from chemicals, and I really want to grow it back. Any suggestions?
I am looking for a natural rapid hair growth solution for a black African lady. My hair is very short of about 1 cm long and I want it to grow very long without using chemicals. How can I grow my hair very long without perming it, what home remedies will help me best to grow it very long?
By Phiri Z
Hair grows at about 1/2 inch per month. Nothing you put on it will make it grow faster. Nothing you eat, drink, or take will make it grow faster. Perms, shampoos, oils - none of them will make your hair grow faster.
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from chemicals, and I really want to grow it back. Any
I would try Pre-natal vitamins. When I was pregnant my hair and
nails grew like crazy. I know it was due to the vitamins. You
can buy them over the counter in most drug stores, maybe even
Go to health store and buy oil of rosemary. This helps grow
hair. Also if they have plenty of merchandise you can look for a
special shampoo with rosemary in it. I did it for my younger
daughter. She looks much better now. (05/06/2005)
Maybe Rogaine would help you. I believe it used to be by
prescription only, but now you can buy it over the counter, at
When you say your hair fell out from chemicals, was it
chemotherapy or just tints?
I wish you the best! (05/07/2005)
I am trying to find out the same thing and I learned a few
things along the way. Vitamins and proteins are very important
to hair growth. Your hair is made up of dead protein. So if you
take some B vitamins like B6, it is said to help promote faster
and healthier hair growth. There is also beta-carotenes, biotin,
and green vegetables. I know there are more, but that's all that
I can think of at the moment. Also, it's good to stimulate the
scalp, by brushing it a lot at night before bed and doing a
scalp massage. It really does help. Thanks. (05/07/2006)
The suggestion about the birth control pills is maybe not a good
idea. The hormones in the pills for some people can make their
hair grow, but will make hair fall out for others. I have been
taking BC pills for a while now and it has totally made my hair
fall out. My doctor is taking me off them so we can see if my
hair will grow back. I've been taking an amino acid (protein)
supplement, drinking lots of water, and using Mane n Tail
shampoo. It all seems to be helping along with stopping the BC
pills. I'll have a much better idea of how it is working in
about 6 months.
BTW, Wendy I feel for ya, girl. I have the same worries that
you do. I hate when my boss walks behind me while I'm sitting at
my desk. I feel like my bald area must be glaring at him. It's
probably not as bad as you think. I know I make it worse in my
mind than it really is. But try taking some vitamins or a
protein supplement. Also, have you tried women's Rogaine? That
has helped me. Didn't totally make the hair come back, but it
did regrow some of it. Mostly, I think eliminating the root of
the problem is the key. Sounds like yours was stress. Mine is
the BC pills. Good luck!! (Oh, and the amino acid supplement is
called AG Pro by Miller Pharmaceuticals. It's kinda hard to
find, but I got it from amazon.com. It was recommended on
another post on the internet and seemed to be working for the
My hair fell out and literally stopped growing when I was
diagnosed with hypothyroid disease. So I was treated by my
doctor for this. But my hair still wouldn't grow back.
I am interested in herbs and among many herbs recommended for
hair loss, was one called horsetail. I took two capsules three
times a day and my hair started to grow in and actually grown in
I thought it was my imagination too, but my hairdresser was
amazed. Another lady overhead me and tried it with the same
results. However, another lady tried it with no results.
Herbs are medicine and should be treated seriously. I was
desperate and bought my horsetail capsules at Whole Foods
Also, 1000mg of biotin a day really helps keep hair from falling
out, my sister recommended this to me and it works.
Good luck! (09/09/2007)
For those who want healthy hair and to grow it fast, use coconut
oil every time before you take a shower! (11/22/2007)
Try boiling nettles and rosemary leaves with a half cup of
water. Use about 3-5 tablespoons, place as a leave in after every
wash. Hair will get extremely thick, oil scalp with rosemary
oil, make a conditioner out of avocado, garlic, eggs, and
mayonnaise massage in scalp and hair. Leave in about 15-30
minutes with cap under heat or wrap with a hot towel for
penetration. I'm black Dominican, who receives comments on my
hair all the time. God bless you. Have a great day! (01/05/2008)
Hasn't anyone heard of milk? I drink tons and tons of milk. That
will do it. Makes nails stronger too. (01/14/2008)
I read your statement and I have pointers to grow your hair.
definitely speed hair growth!
wide tooth combs. This insures way less breakage.
ponytails, weaves, etc.
peanuts, green leafy veggies, oysters, clams, things like
Also I have some recipes and essential oils you must try.
This has worked tremendously on my hair and the exact thing
that's happening to you already happened to me. I've been
growing my hair since July, since I started all over and my hair
is past my shoulders now. So, OK here we go.
in a small glass jar. After that, add the remaining oils. Mix
thoroughly. Massage recipe into your scalp for at least 2
minutes every night. Wrap head in a warm towel to enhance
treatment. Leave on for 1 hour then wash out. Do for 2 weeks
then take 1 week break then repeat.
conditioner. Let sit for 15 - 30 minutes then rinse hair as
These hair recipes were tested on alorecia areata patients,
this disease causes balding and balding spots. These patients
followed the same procedure and only 40% grew nearly half their
hair back. The other percentage grew ALL or almost all their
original length hair back, so I back this up 100%
Remember to always use natural products on your hair! Follow
these recipes and happy hair growing!
Take rice (yes rice, any sort) wash the rice really well (of
course saving the water). Take the water that you washed the
rice with, and put it in your hair. Leave it overnight. Next
morning, rinse it out. This method results in healthy hair!
Honey, egg yokes, and a spoon of olive oil, mix it all well on
dry hair. Apply it all over massaging the scalp. Leave it on for
an hour and TA TA! Your hair will grow in no time! (04/30/2008)
There is a shampoo called Daragen hair repair shampoo it is very
expensive 17.00 per bottle, but it is excellent for hair growth
also use mayonnaise and homemade egg conditioner every two
weeks. Black ladies what we have to do is to stop perming our
hair. Perms are chemicals, we need to wear our hair natural,
nappy as they say and I am happy and nappy in the Nati. My hair
is growing like crazy since I stop perming it. There is a good
hair grease called Dax it almost looks black, but it has my hair
looking really thick. Also make sure you take vitamin B.
By Belinda J L Cincinnati OH
There really is no way for hair to grow super fast. But the
shampoo Nioxin works well. I've been using it for a couple of
weeks and I'm already seeing a difference. My hair is still
fried and such, but I'm hoping to fix it.
Best of luck to you all! (12/08/2008)