“Invest in your hair growth, it is the crown you never take off.” – Anonymous
As a black woman, we have always taken pride in our hair. We take pride in the fact that we can style our hair anyway that we love and we take pride in the fact that we can look good doing it. Although our versatile hairstyles have given us confidence, they have taken our edges and now it’s time to take them back! Try this 7-day plan to bring back the edges that you thought were lost.
A-C Steps of 7-Day Edge Restoration Plan
A) Cayenne Pepper & Jamaican Black Castor Oil
Cayenne Pepper contains a capsaicin compound, which causes your hair to grow because it creates a higher rate of blood flow to the hair follicles from your hair roots. The Jamaican Black Castor Oil is a powerhouse product when it comes to regrowing your edges. It thickens and elongates hair because of the ricinoleic acid and omega-6 fatty acids.
Directions: Mix 1-2 teaspoons of cayenne pepper with 1 cup of Jamaican Black Castor Oil in a bottle. Shake. Apply to your hair each day. Rub the oil in for 30-60 seconds. Grow your edges!
B) Kaleidoscope Miracle Drops
This is one of my personal favorite items. The Kaleidoscope Miracle Drops features tea tree oil as its main ingredient which encourages hair growth by unclogging hair follicles. After 4-6 weeks, you will notice that your edges are thicker, longer, revitalized, and stronger than they ever were before.
Directions: Apply a few drops to your edges each day. Rub the oil in for 30-60 seconds so that it penetrates deeply into the scalp.
C) Hair Vitamin
Hair vitamins are essential as you embark on this journey to restore your edges! You can choose whatever hair vitamin you desire, as long as it contains 2.5 mg (or 2,500 mcg) of Biotin. Biotin encourages hair growth and hair health. My recommendation is Manetabolism Hair Vitamins, which contains 5,000 mcg of Biotin.
Directions: Take 1 hair vitamin with your dinner before bedtime.
D) 50% of Body Weight in Ounces of Water
Did you know water helps grow your hair? You heard me correctly! When your body does not have enough water, it cannot maintain cell health and reproduction, which it prevents the process of hair growth. You can follow all of these steps and take excessive amounts of hair vitamins, but if your body is lacking water then your hair won’t grow and dehydration can also increase hair breakage.
Directions: Drink 50% of your body weight in ounces each day.
7-Day Edge Restoration Plan Rules
Before you begin this plan, there are few rules to ensure maximum results!
- Rule #1: Your hair must be in tension-free hairstyles!
- Rule #2: Protect your hair at night with a satin cap!
- Rule #3: Massage your edges when you apply oil to stimulate growth
- Rule #4: Allow your hair to breathe without anything constricting it for at least 8 hours a day!
7-Day Edge Restoration Plan Schedule
Throughout the Day:
- D) 50% of Body Weight in Ounces of Water
- A) Cayenne Pepper & Jamaican Black Castor Oil
- C) Hair Vitamin