Hair Length Chart

February 9, 2009

A hair length chart is a great way to measure your hair growth and keep track of your goals. Below are the two that I find most useful. As you can tell by the second chart the average person averages ½ inch of new hair growth monthly.

Hair Length Chart

Hair Length Chart

{ 25 comments… read them below or add one }

Micah February 18, 2009 at 12:49 pm

Thank you for posting this. I was looking for the chart with the red hair for a couple of days.

Christina November 13, 2009 at 1:26 pm

I’m going to buy a white t-shirt and measure horizontal lines with a ruler, and take a picture every month with the shirt on to measure my hair growth. I saw a girl do it on Youtube, and I thought it was the coolest thing.

Annie May 14, 2010 at 12:58 pm

Hi, thanks for posting this great article as I type this I am just about to wash out my first ever application of MN that I’m using to try and boost my hair growth however any growth I do get will be quite slow to show when it’s dry bcs I have spirally curls. Please do you know where I can view the original of the second chart, I’d love to be able to read the smaller text.

Love September 30, 2010 at 8:37 pm

I read that mn is more dangerous to your scalp than a relaxer and if it is used over a long period of time, it may cause some sort of brain damage. Don’t quote me on it but after I read it, I put it away and I’d only applied it once along the edges.

Alecia January 9, 2011 at 10:01 pm

I tried MN like twice and stop. I didn’t experience any side effect, but just the idea of what it was made for and where I’m applying wasn’t making any sense;-) I just stick with the natural items like I put together a shea mixture, which seem to be working. Check my youtube video out.

Simply Natural for hair tips February 7, 2011 at 11:50 am

Very nice post. I enjoying coming to your site you always deliver great information. Thank you

ANGIE April 20, 2011 at 3:09 pm

i just wanted to know wats worse: flat ironing or perming! ive been trying to trasition to natural hair for bout 1 year now and my hair dnt seam to be growing at all. i trimmed my ends recently nd nw i have short hair..short! i am mixed (mexican and Afro) but i dnt have mixed hair. i hav blak nappy hair. i used to perm regularly nd my hair is very damaged, breaking, dry. wat can i do to help reapir and get my natural hair on the way to healthy? please help me……

Glenda February 2, 2012 at 2:06 pm

What is MN? What is it used for? I am new to this. please advice on what its for and how you ues it. thanks.

ChildoftheKing February 5, 2012 at 1:21 am

MN is monistat. Yes the stuff that’s used for yeast infections. I have tried it a few times. Didn’t see any results

Ashley March 2, 2012 at 12:12 am

For all of you who are looking for a natural hair growth, I’ve heard mashed avocado works really well. If you have frizzy hair you can mix it with honey or mayo to help with the friz.

Ella March 2, 2012 at 1:03 am

Prenatal vitamins work amazingly not only for hair growth but nail growth to and makes them stronger

luxy March 16, 2012 at 1:47 pm

I work in healthcare and I can say that in theory MN (miconazole nitrate or Monistat derm 2% or 4% ) would help to stimulate hair growth. 2 different reasons 1) in contains nitrate which stimulates blood flow to the hair follicle and increases nutrient supply to the hair itself 2) Some people who suffer from new, slower than average hair growth, may have an increased amount of yeast or fungi on the scalp, Miconazole nitrate treats this issue.

However I would recommend
1) using Nizoral shampoo and your favorite conditioner every day x 14 days ( leave nizoral on scalp x 10 minutes ) then after 14 days use nizoral shampoo every mon, wed, and fri
2) Use miconazole nitrate cream (after the initial 14 days) to scalp every tues, thurs, and sat night

luxy March 16, 2012 at 1:51 pm

Thought I would add….

I have recommended this to a friend who had a bald spot a bit larger then toonie size, Her family physician basically told her sucks to be you and prescribed her rogaine which is a for life type treatment. I suggested the above and after 30 days she has hair growth. yay!

Let me know if anyone tries the above and has success, I’m starting my hair growth journey starting april 1st 2012…. If anyone wants to start with me, it would be fun to track our progress together!

Kammie March 21, 2012 at 9:21 pm

I did the big chop. Then a friend talked me into a texture softener. Now I hate my hair. I want to chop it off again but I don’t want to be bald for graduation. I graduate law school in May!

So I’m going to start a transition. Right now I have a weave; I’m going to leave it in until mid-April then do another weave for our formal ball. Then I’m just going to…let it go. See what happens.

I need to figure out how to help my hair grow because it refuses to go past my shoulders! Anyone want to grow with me?

Steff April 17, 2012 at 2:01 pm

So how do you do the MN treatment i am trying to let my hair grow i want waist lenght

CHELSEA BOND July 31, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Very interested! Thanks for sharing! I’ll be including this on my site to show brides and other clients!

devika.k.m January 20, 2013 at 2:56 pm

hai . my hair is leanth

amy March 7, 2013 at 4:04 pm

Omegas! I have been taking them for two years and I did alot to damage my hair when I was younger. My hair was pixie length when I started and now its at my mid-back. I get a ton of compliments on how healthy my hair looks.

mary June 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm

hi was wondering where i could find a larger version of the second chart bc i cant read the small text.
thank you!

stephanie miskowicz April 7, 2014 at 1:09 pm

I just wan to say long beautiful hair is always good to have and if that’s what you love then that’s you .

viviana February 8, 2015 at 4:36 pm

I have really curly semi frizzy hair depending on the day. I like to keep
My hair all natrual i never know what kind of products to use for my hair…My hair is sholder lenght and its taking forever to grow. What do you recomend me using for keeping my curls healthy and to help it grow

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