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How to ACTUALLY GROW LONG HAIR, SUPER FAST! At Least 1-inch per MONTH | EfikZara

By April 12th, 2022No Comments
How To ACTUALLY GROW LONG HAIR SUPER FAST! At Least 1-inch per MONTH EfikZara #NaturalHair #4C


At Least 1-inch per MONTH | EfikZara

Zara is back on CurlyNikki! She’s a fabulous naturalista who shares her natural hair journey with her followers. That includes more than 170K subscribers (aka ZeeStarz) on her EfikZara YouTube channel!

In her MOST recent video, Zara introduces us to her PHRNS. What’s PHRNS, you ask? Well, pronounced “friends,” it’s the acronym Zara uses for the five basic principles you’ll need to follow if you want to grow long hair. Sounds awesome? Great! JUMP TO THE VIDEO!

Or, keep reading for a summary of Zara’s points and lots of links to helpful hair growth articles here on CurlyNikki.

Growing healthy, long natural hair

Everyone has different hair goals on their natural hair journey. Some of us simply want healthy hair whatever the length – we really don’t care. But, for many of us, the ultimate goal is to grow long hair that’s both healthy and strong.

If you have type 4 hair like Zara does, however, you know that its beautiful coils and kinks make it the most fragile of hair types. They effectively make it difficult for sebum (the scalp’s natural waxy and oily substance) to lubricate and strengthen the strands of your hair. As a result, curlier, coilier, and kinkier textured hair is prone to dryness and brittleness, making length retention and the goal of wanting to grow long hair seemingly unattainable.

But, it can be done – as Zara has shown! She uses the five PHRNS principles to share pointers on how to grow long hair, get over those hair growth plateaus, and do so “without a lot of effort.”

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Relying on PHRNS to grow long hair fast!

Growing your natural hair fast and long is totally doable when your PHRNS got your back! That acronym stands for:

  • P – Protection
  • H – Health and Hygiene
  • R – Retention
  • N – Nutrition
  • S – Stimulation

Zara takes us through each principle, how to apply it for hair growth, and its impact on having a healthy hair regimen.

In her careful and knowledgeable manner, she expands on the importance of protecting your hair from factors such as over-manipulation, excess water, heat, and environmental stressors.

Zara then focuses on taking your scalp beyond clean to also having a healthy scalp microbiome. Developing good health and hygiene habits that “enhance the quality and health of the scalp and the hair” can help you get (and keep) the strong, long hair you want!

How To ACTUALLY GROW LONG HAIR SUPER FAST! At Least 1-inch per MONTH EfikZara #NaturalHair #4C 2

She explains how a clean, pH-balanced scalp aids hair growth and how to approach certain scalp conditions, such as a scalp fungus.

Pampering and maintaining your hair, especially the ends, helps to ensure length retention. As Zara points out, hair breakage at the rate of growth is why many of us are struggling to get over certain growth plateaus on our natural hair journey. Makes PERFECT sense, right!

We featured quite a few of Zara’s videos on CurlyNikki. You can check them all out, HERE! But, here are a few we’d like to highlight for you:

Zara then goes on to remind us of the importance of nourishing our scalp and hair from the inside, as well as from the outside. Find out her take on using supplements for hair growth; the use of natural remedies to treat scalp conditions; and the use of natural substances and concoctions to assist you on your quest to grow long hair.

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Stimulation, the final of the PHRNS principles, gets nutrient-rich blood to the hair follicles to promote stronger, healthier hair growth. Zara touches on the use of massage and/or the application of substances to stimulate the scalp and encourage blood flow.

The engaging video winds down with Zara sharing how she was able to overcome her own years-long hair growth plateau. She explains how maintaining a consistent haircare routine was the key for her and is the key for you, too, if you want to grow long hair, fast!

She offers some assistance in the form of her recently launched 3-month haircare calendar. It comes in four versions and is a way to streamline your haircare regimen for better hair growth results. Those four versions are:

  1. Sensitive Scalp
  2. Butter-Free and Oil-Free
  3. Low-Porosity
  4. High-Porosity 

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Plus, if your hair is damaged, that could also severely impact your efforts to grow long hair. Get some great advice on how to deal with damaged natural her in these posts:

Now, on to the video!


At Least 1-inch per MONTH | EfikZara

A young woman of many talents, Zara (popularly known as EfikZara) is a professional violinist and composer. Aside from her primary career, Zara is a cinematographer with more than 17 years of experience. She is also a passionate healthy hair advocate with over 12 years of experience caring for her natural hair and the natural hair of her loved ones.

More than a decade ago, reading the stories of women on inspired her to go natural and now she’s sharing her story with hundreds of thousands of people, around the world!

Get more hair and beauty tips from Zara on CurlyNikki, HERE!

Do you want to grow long hair fast? Is length retention a part of your natural hair journey goals? Tell us!

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