Photo: Claire Eliza
If you're trying to grow out your hair for your weddingyou're not alone—after all, the longer your locks, the more flexibility you have with your wedding hair! Follow these easy hair care tips and you'll rival Rapunzel in no time.
Massage in a scalp treatment. A good one will boost circulation and promote hair growth. Kérastase's luxe formula, laced with moisturizing ceramides, igets raves from the pros. "It's like a skin-care serum for the scalp," says Michael Angelo, owner of New York's Wonderland Beauty Parlor. "Hair grows faster—and stronger."
Kérastase Initialiste, $60,
Stretch out your highlight appointments. Of course you're addicted to those happy, peppy little touches of blonde. If only straw-like strands didn't snap in half. ... To cut back on the bleach, try to spread out your salon visits. Cover the roots with a camouflage powder and no one will be the wiser.
Root Cover Up, $35, Color Wow
Skip the flatiron. Yes, relaxed-hair regrowth is annoying, but straightening curly roots causes breakage. "Switch up your look to avoid too much heat styling," says Kim Kimble, stylist to none other than Beyoncé. "And keep your hair conditioned!"
Hyper Hydration Super Keratin Spray, $13, Sally Hershberger
Think loose and low. Tight topknots are fine on occasion, but they're notorious for leaving broken wisps around the hairline. Try a low braid, pony, or soft half-up style like the one above. Bonus points for swapping out that snaggy elastic for a satiny hair tie.
Ribbon hair ties, $8 for eight, Sephora Collection
Go green (tea, that is). This multitasking elixir is chock-full of follicle-boosting vitamins and minerals. Drink up!