5 reasons why your hair won’t grow

5 reasons why your hair won’t grow

My 5 reasons why your hair wont grow is a must read. Can you really make your hair grow faster?  With just a little tweaking of your habit and routines,  you can be sure to achieve long healthy looking locks in no time.

5 reasons why your hair isnt growing

Summer is here and I for one would love to have longer hair, but split ends always get the better of me and I am stuck with a short wispy longish type bob. Shorter hair though does cut my blow dry time by half which is a great plus for me, especially with being such a busy mum.

If you are not a hair extension type of person ( I have never been a real fan), keep scrolling down to find out why your hair isn’t growing and for my tips to help promote hair growth.

Not getting enough sleep

I am certainly guilty as charged on this one. Sleep deprivation and stress go hand in hand with stress is one of the major culprits of hair loss. Hair is very sensitive to changes within the body and when sleep is disturbed then the bodies immune system weakens, hence hair loss and breakage.

Tip: Make sure you get at least 8 hours of sleep a day. Cut out all tea stimulants (including green tea after 6pm) so you can get a good nights sleep.

Trimming too much

An obvious one right? Split ends and damaged hair should be trimmed regularly but you shouldn’t over do a trim.

Tip: Find a stylist you trust and inform them of your desire for longer hair so they have that in mind when trimming your hair and they can schedule appointments on a regular basis for your trims to remove the damaged hair and only that.

Not using masks

Hair needs to be nourished every once in a while. We all use heating tools right? Blow drier, straighteners? Or sometimes even both, not to mention colouring of hair. All these can damage the hair if you don’t take care of it.

Tip: Phillip Kinglsey do a great elasatizer which is great for nourishing the hair and helps keep your locks soft.

Lack of iron

Iron deficiency can cause hair loss. Ferritin helps maximise the ”growing phase” of your hair and when your iron levels are low, your body take the stored iron from essential tissues like your hair bulb and transports it to other places like your heart.

Tips: Eat foods rich in iron like red meat, lentils, spinach, almonds, walnuts (my favourite nuts), parsley and peaches to name a few.

Are you a short or long hair type of person?

I am definitely thinking of growing my locks back:)





  1. June 2, 2017 / 11:20 pm

    Love this, I wrote about hair growth tips the other month and I’m always reading hair posts as I love long hair. I am anaemic at the moment though and have to keep taking iron which isn’t great on my tummy. It’s so hard being a woman! I’m going to be dying my hair dark again soon. My hairdresser and great friend Jason Collier is brilliant about trimming a tiny amount that keeps the hair healthy but doesn’t lose length. Your hair is stunning xx

    • admin
      June 5, 2017 / 8:15 pm

      Aww thanks for your lovely comments, dose up on spinach:) The greek feta and spinach goulash is yummy hehe

  2. Sara O
    June 5, 2017 / 7:45 pm

    Great tips Sarah, I am guilty of sleep deprivation, however I regularly trim my hair and I can honestly say it does help my hair grow. Xx

    • admin
      June 5, 2017 / 8:15 pm

      thats good:)

  3. June 8, 2017 / 11:24 am

    I have got long hair. I used to trim them every other month. I stopped this 1 year ago and now I trim them only twice a year. This is fine too.
    Love, Esther

    • admin
      June 8, 2017 / 1:03 pm

      wow is that it? I couldn’t do that as my hair splits. Every 2 months is quite a lot even though they say every 6 weeks which is far too frequent for me.

  4. June 8, 2017 / 1:16 pm

    Great post. If there’s anything I need to do more of to help my hair grow is sleep. Hehe

    • admin
      June 8, 2017 / 11:22 pm

      hehe I hear ya

  5. June 9, 2017 / 11:01 am

    I didn’t know about the mask. I’m going to check into this! Thank you!

    • admin
      June 11, 2017 / 9:45 pm

      yep be sure too its great

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