Don’t Believe These Hair Growth Myths

When it comes to hair growth, there are a lot of myths, legends, and misunderstandings out there! Thankfully, we’re taking some time today to bust four hair growth myths so you can know what will actually help your hair grow, and what won’t.

At Nourish Beaute, we specialize in hair growth products that are scientifically proven to increase hair growth, decrease hair loss, and encourage all-around healthier hair — it’s guaranteed! We use clinically proven active ingredients, not myths, to help your hair grow. Take a few minutes to separate fact from fiction below!

Myth: Regular trims will make your hair grow faster and thicker.

Fact: This might be the most touted hair myth out there. The truth is that because your hair grows from the scalp, cutting the ends will do nothing to make it grow faster. However, regular trims can get rid of split ends and prevent breakage, giving your hair the ability to get longer over time without breaking off.

Myth: The more you shave, the thicker and faster the hair grows back.

Fact: Shaving is essentially giving your body hair a trim, which we learned above won’t make your hair grow any more quickly than it already is, and it won’t make it thicker either. Shaving does, however, cause the end of the hair to become more blunt and stubby, which is why it may appear thicker or more prickly than before you shaved.

Myth: Plucking a gray hair will make two grow back in its place!

Fact: This myth likely started because someone started going gray, pulled out a gray hair, and noticed even more grays popping up — as, you know, happens when your hair starts to turn. If you have gray hair coming in and wish to get rid of it, the best idea is to go to a quality hair salon for a fresh dye job. Plucking your hair will only make it thinner!

Myth: Brushing your hair 100 times before bed will make it grow faster.

Fact: Today’s women have better things to do with their time than count how many brush strokes they give their hair. Brushing your hair can help to keep it free of tangles and help to disperse healthy oils from the scalp down to the ends, but over-brushing can lead to breakage and damage. As a general rule of thumb, once the tangles are out, you can stop brushing. The best way to get your hair to grow faster is to use products that are backed by science, like our hair growth shampoo, and not follow the advice of our foremothers.

Bonus Fact: Hair Growth Shampoo Can Work

If you use a quality hair growth shampoo that is full of nourishing vitamins, minerals, and active ingredients like we offer here at Nourish Beaute, your hair can grow faster, thicker, and longer than ever — and that’s no myth. Try our hair growth shampoo today!

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