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Top Biotin Hair Growth Secrets For Longer and Thicker Hair

By Alexandra Willmot

Many African-American women with curly black hair want to grow their hair longer and faster because it is naturally slower to grow. That's why we use biotin hair growth products. But I also know of many Caucasian and Asian girls that use these products for longer and healthier hair.

Before talking about topical products and techniques, let's consider how you can influence your hair from the inside. Although you should always get the help of your physician to determine what dosage is right for your metabolism, here is the typical dosage of biotin hair growth supplements to help increase your hair growth rate. Many women take a daily dose of 5000 micrograms daily. Make sure you drink a lot of water.

The next best secret is to co-wash your hair with a biotin hair growth conditioner. This technique uses conditioner as a replacement for shampoo when washing your hair, at least twice a week. Use fair amounts of conditioner to completely saturate your hair, leave it in for several minutes, then rinse. This should greatly increase the moisture in your hair.

When you do co-wash or apply oil to your hair in addition to other biotin hair growth products, use a silk cap overnight or for a few hours to retain a maximum amount of moisture. Make sure it is made of silk.

Then, throw out your normal shampoo and get a good biotin hair growth shampoo, like Vita Tress from Nexxus. If you get another one, make sure the ingredients are not too harsh as to deplete your hair and scalp of vital moisture.

Once a week you should make it a habit to apply a moisturizing oil like coconut oil to your hair. By wearing the cap described above for a few hours, your hair will saturate itself with the oil's moisture and get an additional boost for its growth.

While I cannot predict how effective the tips mentioned here will be on you hair growth, I know that they are the more effective with an active metabolism and a healthy way of living. If you want to help your hair, do some exercising or sports, eat well and get a full night's sleep.

For us black women, try to avoid relaxing your hair too often, that is not more than once a month, as it will make your hair fragile. Although Biotin hair growth products will help your hair grow thicker, they will not make your hair indestructible, so keep being gentle with them.

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