A person can promote fast hair growth by ensuring that any damaged hair is trimmed on a regular basis, by eating healthy foods that encourage hair growth, by using nonheat based styling techniques and by not washing hair every day with shampoo. People who are looking to promote fast hair growth should also refrain from eating fried or processed foods as well as using chemical hair products.
There are also some kinds of medications that inhibit hair growth and it is recommended that these medications be stopped entirely. Unbalanced hormones can make it difficult for hair to grow properly, so it is recommended that people visit their doctors to check their hormone levels when trying to grow long hair.
One of the best ways to increase hair growth is to focus on eating healthy foods that automatically promote hair growth. These foods include sweet potatoes, lentils, eggs, spinach, salmon, yogurt and oysters. Adding zinc and protein to the diet is also recommended, because these are two components that are used by the body when building strands of hair.
Another tip for hair growth is trying to wash hair every other day instead of every day. Shampoo strips the hair of its natural oils and if used too often can cause breakage as well as limp, lackluster hair. Try to alternate shampoo days.