Why I Focus On Hair Health Instead Of Length

I follow lots of hair bloggers both relaxed and natural. Most, if not all of them, say they are on a healthy hair journey but their focus seems to be on the length of their hair. Their blog may have long hair in the title, they have several posts or videos focused on growing your hair, and they may even do regular length checks.

Why I Focus On Relaxed Hair Health Instead Of Length | A Relaxed Gal
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While having long hair is nice, it really doesn't mean anything if it's not healthy. So when it comes to my healthy relaxed hair journey my focus is on achieving healthy hair. by using healthy hair practices and techniques. While some of those practices and techniques can help my hair grow and retain length, having really long isn't a goal of mine.

As a result, I don't do length checks, and I won't mention how long my relaxed hair is or how long I'd like it to be. Check out my video on Health vs. Length to see more.

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  1. Hi Leah, This is so me. Whilst I love a bit of length to help with my protective styles such as buns and twisted updos, I am focused on the health of my hair and do not think I have ever done an official length check, however I do set myself goals and one of those was to reach bra-strap length which I finally managed with this relaxer touchup.

    1. Congratulations on reaching your goal! Thanks for reading.


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