My daughters hair will not grow

Beverly - posted on 07/29/2011 ( 11 moms have responded )

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Please any advice would be appreciated I have a 9 year old daughter and her hair grows to a certain point then fall out I keep it in braids now and make sure I grease it every night Please help

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Bran1luv - posted on 09/06/2012

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Cocunut oil is an extremely healing oil for the hair, body, skin, and nails. Its a humectant, antimicrobial, and antibacterial. Also a mixture of heated olive oil and an egg yolk, separated from the egg white, added to the hair and scalp acts as a deep conditioner. The combination of the two allows the hair to retain moisture preventing breakage. Recommended time is 30 mins. to 1 hour. ~Blessings, Bran1luv/Memphis, TN

Melissa - posted on 09/14/2012

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Aocado, honey, egg yolk and coconut milk mixed together for a great conditioner

Lisa - posted on 08/07/2011

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I would consider not braiding her hair as much and use a moisterizing shampoo, conditioner and hair lotion. I use shea butter and green tea and it helps with the dryness and brittleness. Also use a satin cap for her hair at night to sleep in instead of just her pillow case. Hope this helps.

Valerie - posted on 07/29/2011

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it might be a vitamin deficiency or medical issue like thyroid...i would consult a doctor or look online for answers

Ana - posted on 09/21/2013

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No Braids, No grease.

Use twists, use moisturizer without petroleum, wash once a week, ensure she is getting the vitamin FOLIC ACID...and other essential vitamins.

Be sure there is no stress as well...makes our hair fall out as well as the kids.

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Alicia - posted on 08/05/2013

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Is it falling out (the entire strand with a little white bulb at the end) or breaking off (not the entire strand)?
If it is falling out at what seems a very premature rate, you should ask her doctor about testing thyroid and other hormonal levels that cause excessive shedding. Otherwise, she may just have a short, growing cycle for her hair. This can be genetic. There's nothing that can be done really to slow down this cycle if it is purely genetic.
If it is breaking off, change your hair care regime. Go for low manipulation, protective styling. No chemicals, no heat.

Constance - posted on 11/05/2012

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Greasing the scalp can clog the pores, if you keep it clean and moisturized it should help. And if you let her hair breathe in between braiding styles.

Dianna - posted on 06/07/2012

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Both me and babygirl (she's 9) are naturals. My hair is loc'd and hers is not. I love Nature's Blessings hair pomode. It's light and I love the smell. We've been washing and conditioning our hair with ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair 3D Rescue Leave-In Treatment item #194-875 and ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair Shampoo item 195-116 and lastly ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair Conditioner item 195-188. They have worked really well for us. I hope all works out for you and your daughter too. You can look more into these items at this link http://shop.avon.com/shop/product_list.a...

Beverly - posted on 05/18/2012

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Thank you all for your helpful words and advie I have been using a satin scarf and notice her hair has been growing I also now use EV olive oil weekly and start not braiding her hair as much THANK YOU SO MUCH

Ellie Richardson - posted on 05/10/2012

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QUESTION DOES SHE HAVE CHEMICAL IN HER HAIR?ARE THE BRAIDS TOO TIGHT. I AGREE WITH KENDRA AS FAR AS THE USE OF NATURAL OILS CAUSE I READ THAT THE PETROLEUM BASED GREASE PRODUCTS CLOG THE HAIR FOLLICLES AND U DONT WANT THAT.

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I agree with Lisa. I don't know what type of grease you're using but, I honestly feel any type of mineral/petroleum based grease is not healthy for the scalp. It literally blocks the pores causing difficult hair growth. I suggest using natural oils like olive and coconut on her scalp. Also what type of braids does she wear? Because some braids can cause excessive traction on the scalp resulting in missing edges, hair breakage, and sometimes hair loss. A satin scarf or bonnet is great too. Because it locks in oil and moisture during sleep. Finally diet and water. These both help by working within the body for better results. I guarantee, you will start to see results in your daughter's hair within a few months.

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