Do you know that feeling when you are at the start of your hair journey, when you are armed with knowledge that will finally launch your healthy hair goals into action and yield that long lustrous growth you’ve been dying to have ?
You feel like you could conquer the world, it is as though you have reached the zenith of enlightenment and that little light bulb is practically tap dancing above your head.
So now you are super excited about the slew of products you’ve got for your hair. You have been a diligent student of the hair forums and blogs across the internet, you have even gone to the extent of turning that extra closet space into your personal salon.
Professional grade steamer* and dryer and the jars of good stuff strewn along the shelf – all in an effort to ensure your tresses will get the best care possible.
You are so prepared that you are certain nothing can stop you from getting to your goal of mid-back length in six months – then nothing happens. “How can this be?” you dejectedly ask.
After all you have been doing everything in your power so how come you are still at neck length- the same length of six years ago?
You, my dear, are at a hair length plateau. A point where your hair just stops in its tracks at a certain length and just won’t budge.
Before you start throwing the kitchen sink, yes, I am sure you have been working hard but sometimes even the best of us slip every now and again. You may have taken a shortcut somewhere, so now it’s time to figure out how to get back on track.
It isn’t called a journey for nothing; there is no journey without it’s own set of obstacles and unfortunately sometimes a length plateau is one of them.
So what are your options? Sometimes, all it takes is a little tweaking of your good ol’ routine and I’m certain that the following tips will help you burst through that plateau.
Originally posted 2013-09-08 15:00:58.