Growing your hair can be hard.

And to get your hair to at that mermaid-worthy length can be even harder.

But did you know you can grow your hair fast?

And guess what?

I've done the research.

How to grow your hair by 3 inches in just 90 days

The Hair Growth Challenge

Growing your hair fast is hard so it is important to keep yourself accountable.

That's why I'm issuing you the hair growth challenge!

To begin your hair growth journey:

  • Take a 'before' photo of your hair from behind.
  • Pick 3 tips that you can comfortably do and commit to doing them 100%.
  • When your hair grows to 3 inches; post your before and after photo to Insta and tag us @sittingprettyhalohair

Are you ready? Set... GO:

1. Shake Up Your Salon Regime To Thicken Your Hair

Regular trims at the salon can guarantee your locks are ridden of split ends, which is essential for healthy hair growth.

But just because you are visiting the stylist more, doesn't mean you should be dying your locks more frequently.

In fact, to help your hair grow faster you should be doing the opposite.

Stop dying your hair for a while.

Hair dyes are highly toxic and extremely acidic.

The dye itself does not inhibit hair growth, however, the flow-on effect of hair dying, especially bleaching, is very damaging.

This is why blonde girls wear more hair extensions - because they dye and bleach their hair more.

If it's possible for you;

Try to not dye your hair for a full 3 months.

What to do:

  • Book your next 3 salon visits.
  • Only opt for a trim - no colour treatment.

Effectiveness rating:

5/5 - This is the most effective way to grow your hair.

Read: How To Protect Your Hair While You Sleep

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The THICK Halo in col. Platinum Blonde #60

2. Detox Your Hair and Scalp to Strengthen your Strands

To grow your hair fast you first must stop damaging it.

And by this I mean - stop lather it with toxins...

Like the toxins from your shampoo and conditioner.

Here's the thing:

Shampoo isn’t as important as you think.

Washing your hair with shampoo every time you shower washes away the dirt and product buildup in your scalp.

But shampooing too often also removes all the healthy natural oils.

Why's that bad:

Your natural oils are vital in keeping your hair strong and healthy.

Without natural oils, your hair will become dry and brittle.

What to do:

Effectiveness rating:

4/5 - We rate this method as 'highly effective'.

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the FINE halo col Light Brown 6 styled by @hairsociety.gc

3. Close the Cuticles and Protect your Hair from External Damage

Damaged hair will not grow fast.

And open cuticles are the opposite of healthy hair!

A cold rinse in the morning can do a world of good.

If you can brave it!


When you wash your hair with cold water the hair cuticles close up.

This makes your locks more resistant to external damage and toxins.

You’ll thank us later..

What to do:

  • Rinse your hair through a cold shower or under the tap.
  • Pat your hair dry gently with a soft towel.
  • Allow your hair to air dry.

Effectiveness rating:

3/5 - We rate this as being 'quite effective'.

Read: 7 Foods You're Eating That Are Killing Your Hair Growth

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@mariathattil wears the Thick Halo in Col. Light + Medium Brown #4/6

4. Nourish the Roots and Ends to Grow Healthy Hair

Cream, oil or protein, any treatment will work its magic on your precious locks!

Trust me, treatments are your new best friend when it comes to growing your hair fast.

They replenish all that goodness that has been lost or damaged over time.

What to do:

  • Use a hair serum or natural oil (hemp oil is amazing).
  • Massage the serum into your scalp and roots, and the tips of your hair every week (at least once per week).
  • Leave it in for 5 minutes (only; serums normally stop taking effect after 5 minutes)

This is a big one, and if you do this you're 50% of the way there.

Effectiveness rating:

4/5 - We rate this method as 'highly effective'.

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@miastook wears the Thick Halo in col. Dark Brown #2

5. Reduce Night Time Hair Damage

Time to ditch the shabby cotton pillowcase and invest in a smooth silk pillowcase.

This is a good win.


Because sleeping on a silk pillowcase feels amazing.

But you'll also be saving your hair from deterioration while you sleep!

One of life's few guilt-free pleasures.

Here's the thing:

Normal pillowcases slowly pull your hair out as you toss and turn in your sleep.

But silk pillowcases are gentle on your hair.

In return, NO TANGLES. Plus your curls will last for daaaaays.

What to do:

  • Get yourself a silk pillowcase, stat.
  • That's it.

Effectiveness rating:

3/5 - We rate this method as being 'effective'.

Read: 5 Science-based reasons why you should sleep on a silk pillowcase

Silk pillowcases

Image credit: @nitsanraiter

6. Rethink Your Damaging Hair Brushing Technique

Brushing your hair too often can cause hair loss.

And when trying to grow your hair fast, this isn't what you want.

So, not only could you be brushing your hair too often, but you could also be brushing it wrong.

It's a lot, I know.

Cut your hair brushing back to to a few times a week, and stop brushing your locks from the top down.

This will only move those pesky little knots further down and cause even more breakage (AGH!)

So instead, use our bottom-up brushing method.

What to do:

  • Start from the bottom and work your way up, very gently!
  • Always use a gentle brush.
  • If you hit a knot, start further down. Never brush through it.

Your locks will love you for it.

Effectiveness rating:

5/5 - We rate this as one of the most effective methods.

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@makeupbyameliawebb wears the Medium Halo in col Beige Blonde 613.

7. Alternate Your Ponytail to Grow your Hair

Putting your hair up every day can cause breakage.

And breakage does not help your grow fast.


Throwing your hair up in the same place thins your hair out and causes pulling and breakage in the same spots every time.

And over time it both weakens and thins out your hair.

What to do:

  • Try moving around the position of your ponytails.
  • Even try using softer bands or switching up that up-do!

Effectiveness rating:

4/5 - We rate this as 'highly effective'.

Read: 10 Ponytail Hairstyles You Can Do At Home

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@hairbynikolettaa uses the THICK halo in Dark Blonde + Light Brown 10/6.

8. Reduce the Heat

Heat is a major hair growth killer.

We do so much to cook our hair.

And we rarely stop to consider the consequences...

Hair isn't heat resistant.

In fact:

If you heat your hair too much it pulverises.

And to some degree, that's what happens when you cook your hair.

What to do:

  • Stop straightening your hair for 90 days.
  • Stop blow drying your hair for 90 days.

Caveman styles!

Effectiveness rating:

4/5 - We rate this as 'highly effective'.

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The MEDIUM Halo in col. Dark Blonde + Light Brown #610.

9. Stimulate the Scalp to Boost Blood Flow

Blood flow = hair growth.


Because your blood carries nutrients around your body.

And if you increase blood flow to your scalp...

...more nutrients will go there, the faster your hair will grow.

What to do:

  • Invest in a regular scalp massage (2-3 times per week, 15 mins at a time)
  • It doesn't have to cost anything; coax your bf or bff into doing it :)

A good head massage can help fight hair breakage and further hair loss, so get massaging gals!

Effectiveness rating:

3/5 - We rate this as an 'effective' method.

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@ellymiles wears the Thick Halo in Col. Beige Blonde #613.

10. No more damaging hair extensions

That's right.

Regular hair extensions are known to cause damage to your hair.


We've worked with girls who end up with bald spots from using clips and weaves.

If you need to use hair extensions then, by all means, use the Sitting Pretty Halo Hair Extension.

In fact, Halo Hair extensions are the only extensions that do zero damage to your hair.

They're even safe enough to wear every day, and they will help you have the long luscious and healthy locks of your dreams while your hair heals.

We receive feedback every day from our customers about how our Halo Extensions have helped their hair back to its former glory.

They're amazing.

What to do:

  • Go shop our range of colours to find one that best suits you.
  • If you need a hand picking a colour or you need to ask a question, just email us on We're happy to help.

Effectiveness rating:

  • 5/5 - If you're currently using hair extensions then the Halo Extension will save your hair!
  • 4/5 - If you're not using hair extensions then the Halo Hair will at least not cause any damage to your hair.


Remember what we talked about?

  • Pick 3.
  • Commit to them 100%.
  • Tag us in your before and after.

If you have any other tips or ideas please share them in the comment section below.

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