Ask a Stylist: How Do I Grow Long, Healthy Hair?

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair! If you dream about growing out long, luscious locks, you’re not alone. But sometimes, it can feel like an impossible feat. Maybe you’ve tried waiting longer in between cuts, only to wake up one morning to a limp, stringy mess. Or maybe you’ve starting skipping the shampoo in hopes that your strands stay intact, only to notice the split ends multiplying by the day.

But what’s really the secret to growing out your hair longer — and faster at that? First, you need to remember that your hair’s condition is often a reflection of your overall health. Second, keep in mind that there is no quick fix! Caring for your hair and truly giving it the TLC it deserves needs to be a daily routine. No skimping!

If you’re not sure where to start, It’s a 10 CEO (and longtime hairstylist) Carolyn Aronson is here to share her tips, along with her must-have products for growing longer, healthy, and beautiful hair:

  1. Morning - Your morning routine is vital to keeping your hair healthy! It's a 10 Haircare Miracle Volumizing Shampoo is perfect for healthy hair. This deep cleansing scalp shampoo should be used periodically to strip off all buildup of products and stimulate the scalp. Following shampooing and conditioning, the third step to every woman's hair care routine must be It's a 10 Haircare' s Miracle Leave-in Product, which is available in six different formulas, or “flavors” as I like to call them. It instantly detangles and brings hair to such a healthy state, within 30 days you will see the difference in length.
  1. Noon - The phrase “you are what you eat” bears truth! Biotin, collagen, and daily vitamins will aid in growing healthier hair. Your hair is an extension of what is going on inside of your body. Treat your insides well and the exterior shines!
  1. Night - Your evening routine is the key to protection of your beautiful locks. Gently brush all the tangles out of your hair with a soft detangling brush before bed. Wet Brush makes the best ones! For the big knots, use a little spritz of It’s a 10 Miracle Leave-in Product to protect your strands. Gently pull the hair back with a soft scrunchie and sleep on a satin pillow case. These steps will aid in protecting the hair shaft so it will not split or break.

Growing out your hair can be a tedious process and can be discouraging when you’ve tried nearly every hair growth “hack” on the Internet. In reality, beautiful long hair is a result of proper upkeep, the right routine, and a little help from professional products designed with strengthening, nurturing ingredients. Start your routine today, and before you know it, you’ll be giving Rapunzel a run for her money!