How to grow your edges? We’ve got you with these tips.
So, how do you grow your edges, or why bother growing edges at all? It’s simple: full hair is always beautiful, and when the edges are on fleek, it’s picture-perfect. Tiwa Savage, for example, has a face that is always well defined due to her strong edges. Besides that, popping edges are usually a sign that the hair is healthy and well-cared for, and who doesn’t want that?
Hair and edges fall off when tangled, which occurs when braids and weaves are pulled too tight when too much heat is applied (use caution with flat irons, curlers, and thermal combs), and when using some heavy hair products.
To get your edges growing fast, here are things to get started on:
- Instead of retouching your edges with every touch-up (retouch), do it every other touch-up to keep your edges strong.
- Use styling gels sparingly on your edges – It’s fine to get your edges laid and on fleek, but avoid products that harden this delicate area. If you must use styling gel, mix it with a drop of your favourite oil to help stimulate the scalp.
- Replace hard-bristled brushes and tools with softer ones; the quality of your hairbrush and comb contributes to healthy, strong hair.
- To stimulate the scalp and hair follicles and help edges grow, use oils such as Jamaican Black castor oil and peppermint oils.
- Massage your scalp for 3 minutes at intervals throughout the day (or whenever you have time) to stimulate blood flow and the scalp, which aids in growth.