How rubbing your fingernails together for a few minutes a day can help your hair grow faster: ‘You think I’m crazy? Google it’
- Celebrity hairstylist reveals simple and quick trick to help stimulate hair growth
- Helen Reavey says to rub your nails together daily to promote good hair health
- The trichologist says the hack can lead to thicker, healthier and stronger hair
- Rubbing your fingernails stimulates brain signals to hair follicles and blood flow
A hairstylist to the stars has revealed an unusual yet simple trick that can be done everyday for just a few minutes to stimulate hair growth.
Helen Reavey, founder of the haircare brand Act+Acre, recommends rubbing your nails together daily to promote thicker and faster growing hair.
The trichologist says this simple hand motion stimulates the brain to send signals to adult stem cells to revive dormant and unproductive hair follicles.
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Celebrity hairstylist Helen Reavey, [pictured] founder of the haircare brand, Act+Acre, recommends rubbing your nails together daily to promote thicker and faster growing hair
She also shared that rubbing your fingernails together increases blood flow to the hair follicles for healthier hair growth.
‘You think I’m crazy? Google it,’ Helen encouraged followers in her video.
She revealed the hair trick in a TikTok video that has since received more than five million views and hundreds of comments from surprised users.
‘I have been doing this for years and years, let me tell you that it works,’ a user wrote.
One follower was in relief when Helen revealed that the hack does still work even if you have acrylic nails on.
Medical experts also believe that ending your shower with a 30 second blast of cold water can help strengthen your hair and leave it looking smoother.
Medical experts believe that ending your shower with a 30-second blast of cold water can reduce inflamed skin and leave your hair glossy and smooth
According to Beauty Heaven cold showers flatten the hair follicles and increase their ability to grip onto the scalp.
This leads to shinier, stronger and healthier hair overall, as well as a decrease in breakage – even if your locks have been chemically coloured.
If the thought of lowering the temperature in winter is too much to bear it’s worth trialling the cooler approach to wash out your conditioner because this is the final stage in the hair washing process to lock in moisture.