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Long Hair, Don't Care: How to Grow Healthy, Rapunzel-Length Locks

The longer, the better.

If the 2018 runways are any indicator of what's to be the most popular looks of the new year, then it's clear that ultra-long, down-to-there Rapunzel hair is the look everyone will be opting for.. As you may know from past attempts, growing your hair out takes time, patience, and yes, a commitment from both you and your stylist.

Ready for some serious root growth? These are the tips you need to commit to memory ASAP.

Healthy Hair Growth Tip #1: Trim Your Ends

While you don't need to cut your hair as often as you might when trying to maintain last season's bob, it's important that you still make the time to rid your strands of dead ends. Yes, this may seem counterproductive in your quest for long locks. But if your ends are dead, dry and brittle, it could actually force you to chop off more hair down the line in order to get rid of them--especially if splits travel far up the shaft.

 

Be open with your stylist about your Rapunzel #hairgoals. Create a timeline (and stick to it!) for upcoming micro trims that prevent extensive split ends and promote healthy growth.

 

Healthy Hair Growth Tip #2: Employ a strengthening hair care routine

Give hair the strength it needs to grow. Use a strengthening haircare range, like Serie Expert Inforcer, to prevent breakage and allow your hair to reach the end of its life cycle, and thus, its maximum potential. A simple addition to any routine is Serie Expert Inforcer Anti-Breakage Night Serum. Think of it as a night cream for hair. Apply from mid-lengths to end right before bed.

Healthy Hair Growth Tip #3: Cool it on the heat styling

When hair isn't just the length we want it, we tend to overcompensate with heat styling. As gorgeous as these heat-produced hairstyles look, they actually risk damage and breakage, cutting your hair goals short for a single good hair day. Instead, work with your stylist to curate a short list of air-dried, product-only styles that flatter your hair's current length. Whether you opt for an air-dried blowout with the help of a few dollops of mousse, a wet-look slicked-back style or a textured, lived-in mane, you'll find new ways to style your strands.

And with those three simple tips you'll be well on your way to happy, healthy hair that even Rapunzel would be proud of.

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